Missguided has finally filled the long-vacant key post of chief digital officer. The UK-based online fast-fashion retailer has reportedly poached Nick Thomas from UK health supplements retailer Holland & Barrett.
Many fast-fashion retailers are still getting plus-size clothing wrong, according to money-saving website WeThrift, which has launched an ‘Inclusive Index’, listing the most plus-size inclusive fashion brands available.
LFW may not be what’s normally associated with the George at Asda brand, but the value-priced label chose the event to launch its AW21 collection with a short film that pushes sustainability and its exclusive designs.
Providing an “essential” spotlight on the region’s “vast opportunities”, Northern Fashion Week will debut next summer in the UK. Taking place 4-9 July 2022, the main event will be staged 7-9 July at Manchester Central.
JD Sports is possibly on the acquisition trail again with a report claiming that it's in talks to buy online fashion retailer Missguided. Neither company has commented however, so it remains unconfirmed for now.
Asda has issued its first trading statement for a full quarter since it was taken over and also revealed that two more executives have quit. The news comes as it dives deeper into fashion with a new Missguided link-up
RewardStyle’s platform and its LiketoKnow.it shopping app are rebranding as LTK, a unified platform “to lead the industry in powering global creator commerce, servicing brands, influencers and shoppers”.
Despite their various commitments and promises to making fashion a more circular and responsible industry, some fast fashion giants still make a majority of their clothes with environmentally harmful plastics.