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Retailers take a stance on 'dirty viscose'Subscription
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.
UK Black Friday sales to reach ‘record’ high Subscription
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.
Off the Record: M&S, Harvey Nichols and VansSubscription
Find out what’s been happening on fashion’s social scene this week.
74% of shoppers to avoid stores on Black FridaySubscription
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.
Off the Record with Cudoni, Hype and TimberlandSubscription
Peacocks £6 make a wish scarlettjpg Wishing for more: As part of value retailer Peacocks’ new partnership with children’s charity Make-A-Wish, it aims to raise £250,000 to “make as many wishes for children wi
Handbag Clinic seeks £2m investmentSubscription
Handbag Clinic, the luxury bag restoration and resale business, has launched its second capital-raising campaign to help support its global expansion plan.
Conservatives pledge business rates reliefSubscription
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.
Mike Ashley seeks rent negotiations Subscription
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.
Brexit biggest challenge for fashion SMEs Subscription
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.
Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 footwearSubscription
For the third part of Drapers’ autumn 19 Hit or Miss reviews, the team descended upon Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre to put footwear retailers to the test.