Cold weather slows consumers spending growth in UK: Report

2018/04 22 05:04

Consumer spending growth in the UK slowed as temperatures fell in March, rising just 2 per cent YoY, lowest since April 2016, as the poor conditions brought by the ‘Beast from the East’ took their toll on the high street. However, expenditure online grew 11.7 per cent as Brits chose to shop from their homes […]

Regain app promotes circular economy in fashion

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: Regain An app for recycling of unwanted clothing, 'Regain' launched in the UK, promotes circular economy in fashion. This helps consumers turn unwanted clothes in discount coupons for leading retailers in the UK, helping to divert tonnes of unwanted clothing from going to landfill. Digital consumer take-back programme is a significant step towards sustainability. […]

UK’s fashion event Pure London expands content programme

2018/01 25 12:01

Pure London, UK’s leading trade fashion buying event to be held from February 11 to 13, 2018, has announced the expansion of its highly-regarded content programme with a line-up of over 30 industry experts offering visitors in-depth industry knowledge and smart insight alongside its curated selection of the world’s best manufacturers and brands. Across the […]

Textile Forum to show fabric pavilion at Pure Origin

2018/01 25 12:01

Pure London, UK’s fashion and sourcing trade show linking manufacturers, fabric suppliers, designers, brands, and retailers, has announced that Textile Forum will be showcasing a curated fabric pavilion within Pure Origin at Olympia from February 11 to 13, 2018. Textile Forum, launched in 2002, is London’s premier sourcing event for luxury fashion fabrics. Textile Forum […]

Standfast & Barracks, Durst to build centre of excellence

2018/01 25 12:01

Courtesy: Standfast & Barracks Standfast & Barracks, a fabric printing company, with Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital production technologies, has taken the initiative to develop a centre of excellence in the UK. The centre will continue to drive digital textile growth for Standfast & Barracks that has an international reputation for its commitment to quality […]

M&S starting new distribution centre in Welham Green

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: Mark & Spencer Marks & Spencer (M&S) is starting a new Clothing and Home distribution centre in Welham Green (Hertfordshire) early next year. The existing site will be transformed into a mechanised clothing distribution centre, serving 150 stores in the South East. The former Tesco site will be operated by a third-party logistics supplier, […]

British designer Kim Jones to quit Louis Vuitton

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: Louis Vuitton British designer Kim Jones will quit Louis Vuitton. His fall 2018 collection in Paris on 18 January was his last show for the brand. Jones has been men’s artistic director of Vuitton’s flagship brand LVMH Moët Hennessy since 2011. Vuitton, which described Jones as “the driving force” behind some of its most […]

Boohoo margin up 52.5% for 4 months till Dec 2017

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: Boohoo For four months till December 31, 2017, fashion e-commerce marketplace Boohoo has recorded 52.5 per cent increase in its gross margin as against 53.1 per cent for the same period previous year. The group's retail gross margin for the reported period went up 54.2 per cent in comparison to 54.4 per cent for […]

M&S posts clothing & home revenue at £1,192 million

2018/01 23 06:01

Courtesy: M&S The clothing and home category of M&S has recorded revenue of £1,192 million for 13 weeks till December 2017. International revenue of the segment went down, reflecting the completion of the planned closure of owned stores in loss-making markets. However, in retained, owned and franchise markets, constant currency revenue increased by 6.5 per […]

CMYUK is distributor for Pongs Direct-Tex Softimage

2018/01 18 12:01

Courtesy: CMYUK CMYUK, an independent supplier of wide-format digital printing technology, cutting/finishing equipment and materials, has become the exclusive distributor for Pongs Direct-Tex Softimage Contrast (Black Back Textile) and the groundbreaking Illuminati in the UK. Illuminati is the backlit textile for dye sublimation printing with a natural soft textile feel. “Direct-Tex Softimage Contrast is the […]

Detego to show software solutions at EuroCIS expo

2018/01 18 12:01

Detego, a leader in real-time business intelligence for fashion industry, will display three software solutions at EuroCIS, Europe’s tradefair for retail technology, to be held from February 27 to March 1, 2018 in Germany, in hall 9, booth #C03. Visitors can experience the Detego Smart Fitting Room, the Chatbot Detega, and the Detego InStore Lean […]

UK explores options to join TPP to boost trade after Brexit

2018/01 07 08:01

The United Kingdom is exploring options to become a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to boost exports after it leaves the European Union (EU) in March 2019 and has held informal discussions with the trade group, say British media reports. The UK department for international trade is said to be developing the proposals to […]