Beales is set to close all its remaining stores after failing to find a buyer for the business. The British department store chain, which began trading in Bournemouth in 1881 and is one of the UK’s oldest, fell into administration last month after struggling with high rents, business rates and poor […]

Contemporary fashion label Juicy Couture is gearing up for growth in 2020 with the help of NYC Alliance, a vertically integrated, multichannel apparel company. Authentic Brands Group, Juicy Couture's parent organization, made the announcement of the new partnership on Feb. 18, sharing that NYC Alliance […]

Destination XL Group, Inc., in its preliminary report, announced that net income for the fourth quarter is expected to range from 4 cents to 6 cents per diluted share compared to the prior-year fourth quarter’s net loss of 15 cents per diluted share. On a non-GAAP basis, the company expects net income […]

This year, the 36th IAF World Fashion Convention is set to take place in Europe, in the Flemish city of Antwerp (Belgium). The IAF has chosen to connect the 36th Convention to the EU as a whole, because of its vibrant fashion and textile industry and because of the ambitious plans on sustainability […]

French fashion house Chanel said Monday it was postponing a show set for May in Beijing following an outbreak of a new coronavirus that has infected some 70,000 people across China. "Considering the current situation and following the guidance of Chinese authorities, Chanel has decided to postpone its […]

The EU Commission decided on Wednesday to partially withdraw Cambodia's preferential access to the European market under the "Everything but Arms" (EBA) programme because of continued and serious human rights violations. This means that instead of preferential tariffs, the usual EU tariffs on certain […]

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned that without a “pragmatic” post-Brexit trade deal with the EU, UK customers would face higher costs and reduced availability of goods. In its newly-launched ‘A Fair Deal for Consumers: EU Trade Roadmap’ report, the BRC outlines priorities for the country’s […]

Laura Ashley has published a trading update reporting flat sales in the first seven weeks of the year and has said it will “consider all appropriate options” if it is unable to secure the additional funding it is currently seeking. The British fashion and homeware retailer has confirmed that its majority […]

For its first 2020 exhibition and window display at its London Showroom on Commercial Street, YKK is championing footwear designer Anastasia Radevich to showcase her sculptural designs. Anastasia Radevich, follows on from an impressive list of emerging talent who YKK have showcased including Japanese […]

Belgian fashion label A.F. Vandevorst is shutting down. The brand of An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx will be discontinued after 22 years, the couple told WWD. The collection currently in stores will be the last of the label. “We are humbled and honoured to be known for exploring new boundaries; for creating […]

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