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Fit for purpose: new activewear brands to knowSubscription
One category holding up amid lockdown is activewear. Here are some up-and-coming brands with angles that will catch customers’ attention and retail names to look out for
Pitti postponed amid coronavirus concernsSubscription
Florentine menswear trade show Pitti Uomo has postponed its spring 21 edition until September, as Italy continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
Fenwick CEO and chair exitSubscription
Fenwick’s chief executive, Robbie Feather, and non-executive chairman, Richard Pennycook, have both stepped down from the board, as the Fenwick family seeks to take back more control of the business.
Schuh shuts online amid health advice confusionSubscription
Footwear retailer Schuh has temporarily closed its website, following the closure of its stores, amid mixed messages from the Scottish and UK governments about staff safety during the coronavirus outbreak.
Arcadia Group closes all stores Subscription
Arcadia has closed all stores across the UK and Ireland amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Revo calls for support for landlords Subscription
Property industry body Revo has written to the chancellor Rishi Sunak calling for financial support for retail landlords impacted by rent cuts, amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
A New Look for Nigel OddySubscription
New Look’s new CEO, Nigel Oddy, tells Drapers how he plans to put the retailer back on top
Global Fashion Group sets sustainability goalsSubscription
International ecommerce group Global Fashion Group, which owns websites including The Iconic, Zalora and Dafiti, has published its first sustainability report, and set targets it aims to achieve by the beginning of 2022.
Record results at MangoSubscription
Sales at fashion retailer Mango increased 6.3% year on year to €2.4bn (£2bn) – the highest in the company’s history.
The female trio powering Ann Summers Subscription
Ann Summers’ trio of female leaders discuss the position of women in retail, rebuilding the brand and future expansion plans.