Amazon, Alibaba & Ebay dominate retail sector: BrandZ

2018/07 19 13:07

The retail category surged ahead in 2018 with a 35 per cent increase due to a shift towards e-commerce, according to the 2018 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking and report. Tech-related brands like Amazon, Alibaba and Ebay dominate not just retail, but the BrandZ Global Top 100 list, accounting for over half […]

Burberry Q1FY18 comparable sales grow 3%

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Burberry plc Burberry has recorded 3 per cent increase in its comparable sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, with a solid performance in retail in a period of transition. The company has also announced strategic investment in key markets including relocating and expanding its flagship store in Dubai and closing an additional […]

British retailers to take part in Shape GB campaign

2018/07 19 13:07

Major British high street stores like Asos, River Island, New Look and Next will participate in the Shape GB campaign, a survey conducted for the first time in 17 years across the United Kingdom to create standardised sizes. Around 30,000 adults will submit their measurements using an app that will enable retailers to adhere to […]

BFC to promote Tier 1 visa for fashion industry

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: British Fashion Council The British Fashion Council (BFC) is working with Arts Council England (ACE), in partnership with the Home Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to expand and promote the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa to fashion industry applicants. The BFC will work as an Independent Assessor for Tier […]

Pure London collaborates with Graduate Fashion Week

2018/07 19 13:07

Pure London has announced that the fashion event is collaborating with Graduate Fashion Week to showcase ten of this year’s graduates from the ‘Top 25 Graduate Collections’ including award winners, on the Pure London main stage catwalk. Pure London is UK’s leading trade fashion buying event, which will be held from July 22 to 24, […]

Adidas Originals launches silhouette, P.O.D. System

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Adidas Originals Adidas Originals has launched its newest silhouette, P.O.D. System, an inspiration from Adidas' 90s 'Point of Deflection System' technology. Engineered with a podular sole unit, the silhouette features a new tooling built for creating natural motion, flexibility and comfort. In order to reimagine the future, the system represents a new standard in […]

Gordon Brothers takes over Bench brand

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Bench Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring, and investment firm, has taken over the Bench brand and all its related intellectual property assets. Launched in Manchester, UK in 1989, Bench is one of the first streetwear fashion retailers and until very recently its products could be found in over 20 countries in Europe and […]

Walpole seeks a pro-business Brexit

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: PRNewsfoto/Walpole Walpole, the official sector body for British luxury and its 210 member companies, has sought a pro-business Brexit, asking the government to unite around and safeguard the future success of an industry that contributes £32.2 billion to the UK economy and exports £25 billion to overseas markets. Walpole was founded in 1992 as […]

Pure Origin to display latest denim & fabric trends

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Pure London Pure Origin, a unique garment and raw material sourcing event that brings together responsible sourcing, conversation, future innovations, and trends, has announced that denim, fabric trends, and innovation will take centre stage at the event. The premier hub for the global fashion trade will be held from July 22 to 24, 2018, […]

Victoria Beckham appoints Paolo Riva as CEO

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Victoria Beckham Luxury womenswear label Victoria Beckham Ltd (VBL) has named Paolo Riva as its chief executive officer (CEO). Riva, who was earlier CEO of Diane Von Furstenberg, will join the British brand this September. He replaces Zach Duane who vacated the CEO’s post last year. VBL had appointed French businessman Ralph Toledano as […]

Emma Willis installs new Aures hardware at London store

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: Emma Willis Leading designer Emma Willis has chosen fashion retail software specialist Esperus Systems Ltd to revamp the system at its central London store. The shirt and accessories brand, which boasts of various big names amongst its clientele, has installed the new Aures hardware. The Aures Group is an IT manufacturer of complete ranges […]