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Katie Imms

Writing news and features, Katie graduated from University of Reading in 2015.

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    Rachel Riley's royal success with baby clothesSubscription

    22 November 2019

    Childrenswear designer Rachel Riley turned her clothes-making hobby into a career when she founded her eponymous brand in 1994.

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    Off the Record with Cudoni, Hype and TimberlandSubscription

    21 November 2019

    Find out what’s been happening on the fashion retail social scene.

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    Retailers take a stance on 'dirty viscose'Subscription

    21 November 2019

    Retailers and brands including Matalan, Boohoo, Versace and Prada, have been called out in a new report for allegedly “failing to deliver on responsible sourcing” in their viscose supply chains.

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    UK Black Friday sales to reach ‘record’ high Subscription

    20 November 2019

    UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £8.57bn from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, 29 November – 2 December, equating to an average of £2.48m each minute of the four-day weekend.

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    Off the Record: M&S, Harvey Nichols and VansSubscription

    20 November 2019

    Find out what’s been happening on fashion’s social scene this week.

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    74% of shoppers to avoid stores on Black FridaySubscription

    19 November 2019

    UK retailers hoping to capitalise on in-store sales this Black Friday may be disappointed, as three-quarters of consumers plan to avoid the high street come 29 November.

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    Handbag Clinic seeks £2m investmentSubscription

    18 November 2019

    Handbag Clinic, the luxury bag restoration and resale business, has launched its second capital-raising campaign to help support its global expansion plan.

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    Conservatives pledge business rates reliefSubscription

    18 November 2019

    The Conservative party has promised to reduce the “overall burden” of business rates at its first budget review, if they win the upcoming election next month.

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    Mike Ashley seeks rent negotiations Subscription

    18 November 2019

    Mike Ashley is reportedly asking landlords to agree to turnover rents across his entire estate, whereby up to 15% of fees would be linked to in-store sales.

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    Brexit biggest challenge for fashion SMEs Subscription

    15 November 2019Comments (1)

    Nearly half (45%) of small and medium-sized fashion enterprises (SMEs) feel unprepared for Brexit, and have cited it is as one of their biggest challenges for the year ahead. 

All by Katie Imms