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Dune expands again in Scotland, opens in Glasgow

Dune expands again in Scotland, opens in Glasgow

​Dune London is continuing its UK retail expansion spree with the latest opening of a new store in the heart of Buchanan Street, one of Glasgow’s key shopping districts.
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EBIT unveils special metaverse shoe collection to raise mental health awareness

EBIT unveils special metaverse shoe collection to raise mental health awareness

EBIT is boosting awareness of mental health issues, with an NFT shoe launch that see 10% of sales revenue going to charity and the core message being interwoven into the virtual products.
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Russell & Bromley to open first non-UK store with Dublin debut

Russell & Bromley to open first non-UK store with Dublin debut

​Russell & Bromley is to open its first store outside of its domestic UK market with a deal signed for key Dublin shopping thoroughfare Grafton street.
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Shoe Zone recovers in latest half-year as omnichannel strategy pays off

Shoe Zone recovers in latest half-year as omnichannel strategy pays off

​Value-focused footwear retailer Shoe Zone appears to be recovering from the pandemic and making the most of consumer interest in budget ranges.
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Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford is stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA, bringing down the curtains on a three-year term at the organization, American fashion’s governing body, in a major suprise.  
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Clarks enters the metaverse for first time

Clarks enters the metaverse for first time

​UK footwear brand Clarks announced on Monday that its taking its “pioneering approach to the next level” as it enters “a brand-new era in the metaverse”.
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Allbirds Q1 sales boosted by U.S. market, international growth slows

Allbirds Q1 sales boosted by U.S. market, international growth slows

Allbirds announced last week total revenues for its first quarter increased 26%, on the back of double-digit growth in the U.S. which offset sales lags in its international market.  
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Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Have bag, will travel, especially with the Pasticcino, the freshly edited Weekend Max Mara handbag which began a global jaunt this week in Venice.
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JD Sports Fashion Q1 sales up, raises profit guidance

JD Sports Fashion Q1 sales up, raises profit guidance

​Cautious optimism sums up JD Sports Fashion’s outlook as the UK-based sports, fashion and outdoor retail giant raised its profit guidance for 2022 on Thursday. And sales for the new year's Q1 are also ahead.
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Ted baker to open store at centre:mk later this year

Ted baker to open store at centre:mk later this year

​It may be up for sale, but Ted Baker’s expansion plans are clearly not on hold. It intends to open a new store at Milton Keynes’ centre:mk mall as the retailer continues to mull “a number of non-binding proposals".
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Bicester Village, BFC open new multibrand pop-up, created by Richard Quinn

Bicester Village, BFC open new multibrand pop-up, created by Richard Quinn

​Bicester Village and the British Fashion Council have teamed up again “to champion the future of British fashion” via The Creative Spot x British Fashion Council pop-up boutique.
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Superdry getting back on track, Q4 positive as full-price strategy pays off

Superdry getting back on track, Q4 positive as full-price strategy pays off

​Superdry CEO Julian Dunkerton talked of making progress when he delivered a full-year/Q4 update on Thursday. And while it clearly has some way to go before it's back to full health, it appears to be on the right track.
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Hotter signs up partners for new multibrand platform, Q1 is strong

Hotter signs up partners for new multibrand platform, Q1 is strong

Hotter Shoes owner Unbound Group said on Thursday that it has “secured a number of partner brands” to join its forthcoming online multibrand retail platform serving the 55+ demographic.
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Kohl’s shareholders re-elect all directors

Kohl’s shareholders re-elect all directors

Kohl’s Corporation announced on Wednesday that Kohl’s shareholders voted to re-elect all thirteen of its director nominees, at the company’s 2022 annual meeting of shareholders.
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Wolverine World Wide Q1 sales surge 20%, earnings dip

Wolverine World Wide Q1 sales surge 20%, earnings dip

Wolverine World Wide announced on Wednesday a 20% uptick in revenues for the first quarter, as strong demand for the U.S company's portfolio of brands outweighed continued supply chain challenges and macro headwinds. 
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Gymshark's Richardson is new chair of Haru

Gymshark's Richardson is new chair of Haru

​Resale is hot news at present as companies raise funds, open stores and appoint execs. And the latest news is that Gymshark’s ex-chairman Paul Richardson has taken the same role at fashion resale start-up Haru.
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