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Weird Fish expands into activewearSubscription
Womenswear, menswear and kidswear brand Weird Fish is expanding into activewear, with a line called Mac Active.
HRH the Prince of Wales has officially opened an extension at the headquarters of luxury sock and knitwear manufacturer Corgi Hosiery in Carmarthenshire, Southwest Wales.
Full-year net income at German clothing firm Gerry Weber has edged up despite flat sales.
Italian clothing brand Benetton is extending a relationship with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, which will see it build a roadmap to achieve a living wage for women across its supplier base.
Brazilian beachwear brand Frescobol Carioca plans to open a pop-up space in The Shop at Bluebird on Kings Road in London’s Chelsea.
Covent Garden in bloom as rents reach new highSubscription
Soaring Covent Garden rents have sent the value of landlord Capital & Counties’ properties in the neighbourhood shooting up by almost a quarter to £1.6bn on a like-for-like basis.
Brands urged to support Chinese cotton industrySubscription
As cotton prices hit a new low in China, international fashion brands have been called upon to invest in supporting a sustainable cotton supply chain in the country to ensure its future security.
The Heart of England Co-operative is considering the future of its Coventry department store, and has instructed property consultants Bruton Knowles to carry out a market evaluation of the store.
Retail destinations respond to terror threatsSubscription
Retailers and shopping area managers have been urged to carefully balance safety with the need to provide strong bricks and mortar retail experiences following terrorist threats against London’s Oxford Street and both Westfield London and Stratford.
The creation of the Scottish Centre of Textiles has come a step closer after stakeholders confirmed the new organisation would be based in Galashiels, in the Scottish Borders.