The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) has stated that the ‘no deal’ Brexit tariffs announced by the UK government is “a mixed bag for fashion” and will impact exporter

UK businesses have urged MPs to provide clarity over their future trading arrangements following Parliament’s rejection of PM Theresa May’s EU withdrawal plan on Tuesday. In a statement

The British luxury sector could lose up to 6.8 billion pounds worth of exports a year as a result of a no-deal Brexit, new research reveals. Data from the international consultancy firm Frontier Econ

The British Retail Consortium has stated that “uncertainty” surrounding Brexit has hit retail growth for February. On a total basis, sales increased by 0.5 percent in February, against an

A 'Disorderly Brexit,’ where either the UK leaves the EU without an agreement or the UK’s departure from the EU is delayed while fresh attempts are made to arrive at an agreement, could s

Fashion spend in the UK fell sharply in February, with shoppers spending 5.2 percent less on clothing and their average transactions dropping by 1.3 percent, according to new data from Barclaycard.

As much as 60 percent of British consumers say that Brexit has not and will not affect their spending this year, according to new research by PwC. In a survey of over 2,000 consumers, figures show th

London - It is always reassuring to see Anna Wintour on the front row at London fashion week. Irregular attendance from the grande dame of fashion publishing gets negative tongues wagging when she i

"CANCEL BREXIT": Katharine Hamnett's slogan t-shirts express the mood of many fashionistas ahead of London Fashion Week starting on Friday, with Britain's withdrawal from the EU on March 29 weighin

The UK and Switzerland have signed a trade continuity agreement that will see British businesses and consumers benefiting from continued trade  with  Switzerland after Brexit. The news ha

Never one to shy away from voicing her opinion, Katharine Hamnett took to the main stage of Pure London on Sunday evening to give a passionate speech about the state of the fashion industry, while cr

Every week, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across UK and international news outlets. Here’s what you may have missed: Gucci sparks racism

Stockpiling in UK factories has increased at the fastest rate in almost 30 years as firms prepare for Brexit, according to a report. The latest IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers&rs

Nearly a third of British firms are considering moving their businesses abroad because of Brexit, according to a new report. A study of 1,200 company directors by the Institute of Directors revealed

Brexit uncertainty has topped the list of British consumer concerns heading into 2019, according to a new Natwest and Retail Economics report. The report, which surveyed a sample of 2,000 consumers i

Retail sales stabilised in the year to January, remaining well below average for the time of year, but are expected to grow in february, according to new data from the CBI Distributive Trades Survey.

The UK has ruled out an online sales tax which aims to help struggling high street retailers, saying that it would fall foul of EU rules. According to the Times, financial secretary to the Treasury,

On the surface the latest quarterly results issued by Burberry were positive, with a one percent rise in comparable store sales. But these figures are not likely to keep Burberry's investors from Bre

The CEO of Adidas, Kasper Rorsted, has voiced his concern about the damaging impact of Brexit on the European economy, and has urged British lawmakers to call for a second referendum. “Europe i

British business leaders have criticised the ‘Plan B’ speech that Theresa May gave in parliament, saying that it offers nothing new to her Brexit deal, and does little to break the parlia

It looks like 2019 could be another difficult year for UK retail, with more than 23,000 shops forecast to close, resulting in a further 175,000 job losses, according to an annual report from real est

Every Friday, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across UK and international news outlets. Here’s what you may have missed this week: What&rsq

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has called for a second referendum vote on Brexit, saying that a no-deal scenario should be “avoided at all costs”. The statement was released a day afte

It was to be the plans of all plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out the withdrawal agreement for the UK to leave the EU. The terms of which spelled out the future relationship for both ci

Growth in the UK economy has slowed in the three months to November to its weakest pace in six months. The economy grew by 0.3 percent in this period, down from 0.4 percent in the three months to Oct

Holiday discounting and a last-minute surge of Christmas shopping did little to restore festive cheer to the UK high street in December, according to new figures by accountancy and business advisory

MPs are set to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday, 15 January, after it was postponed last month. Theresa May cancelled Parliament’s vote on her EU Withdrawal Agreement in Decem

Consumer confidence has dropped to a five-year low as uncertainty facing the UK economy in the coming months affects consumer spending. The figures come from GfK’s long-running monthly Consumer

With just 100 days until the UK is set to leave the EU, and with the future of Theresa May’s deal looking as uncertain as ever, five leading business groups have voiced their concerns about a n

Two and a half years after Britain’s referendum on whether to leave the European Union, the country remains divided. We met with voters on both sides of the debate — those who voted to le