Luxury online retailer Farfetch has confirmed that it is to ban the sale of animal fur from its website from December 2019. The move has been applauded by animal charity Humane Society International (HSI), and its US affiliate, who worked with the online luxury retailer for years to bring about the […]

The Crown Estate has confirmed that refurbishment works will start at Crowngate Shopping Centre in Worcester in March. The works is part of a 1.5 million pounds investment by The Crown Estate in Worcester and will see the Angel Place entrance to the shopping centre redevelopment including new windows […]

Italian-based bag brand Lobos has launched in the UK wholesale market with its AW 19/20 collection ‘Milano’. Available for purchase online and at Wolf & Badger, the slow-fashion focused brand will now be available for UK retailers, with wholesale prices ranging from 110 pounds for a small bag to 180 […]

REPORT”They’re kinda like Robin Hood”. That’s how Marco Cini, owner of artisanal textile company Lanificio Arca in Prato, Italy, defines his new partners, Amsterdam-based Crafted Society. Founded in 2015 by husband and wife Martin Johnston and Lise Bonnet, the luxury label offering apparel and leather […]

French luxury house Celine is to open dedicated men's only boutiques to coincide with the spring summer 19 launch of its first-ever men's collection. The first men's boutique will open in Paris' 1st district on rue François, followed by Milan on via Santo Spirito. The launch of men's wear is one of […]

It seems like only yesterday when luxury companies including Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Prada were hesitant to embrace digital commerce. Where once they lagged behind more technology savvy fashion businesses, only dipping their dainty toes into online sales with risk-free products like perfume or accessories, […]

Debenhams has started a consultation period which could lead to 60 job losses at its support centres, according to reports. According to Retail Gazette, a source said that support centre staff in London and Taunton were warned on Tuesday of the news, with roles in back-office and support teams thought […]

Women may still be fashion's biggest spenders, but the fastest rise in online shopping and those frequenting physical stores, is men. This may be a reversal of gender stereotypes as much as a new revelation as to where brands should focus their marketing dollars. No longer is shopping a behaviour mostly […]

Manchester based women’s footwear retailer Ego has reported a 78 percent increase in revenue to 10 million pounds in 2018, and the company said social media has played a key role in its success The fast fashion retailer said that social media contributed 2.5 million pounds to its revenue last year, […]

Less than three years since Missguided opened its Westfield Stratford store in East London, the UK-based multi-channel retailer has announced that it will be closing it in February. In January, the brand announced rising revenue but widening losses. For the 53 weeks to April 1, 2018, the brand reported […]

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