' Clearly, Newbold is hugely positive about our British fashion industry and ever enthused by the challenges of developing Pure. Although he would like to see 'more manufacturing in the UK,' he is proud to be part of an industry with so much heritage and a braver, quirkier appeal that...

Fash 2012 Creative platform Nineteen 74 is looking for Europe's most talented fashion design students from their second year. Fash 2012 is one of the most respected European fashion awards among fashion design students due to its professional direction. An international jury will select a...

Carter's, the largest branded marketer in the US of infant apparel, reported Wednesday that it has acquired Toronto-based children's clothing and accessory company Bonnie Togs in a deal valued at up to $98 million, aimed to expand in international markets. "The acquisition of Bonnie Togs is...

Among the movers of the British index was the sports retailer Sports Direct International PLC that Wednesday bought 80% stakes in both USC, a youth-focused fashion business, and Cruise, an independent luxury retailer, for a total of GBP7.0 million. Marks Spencer benefited from being upgraded...

Big news was Next, which has sold its contact center business Venture to Capita Group for £65 million. Ventura has around 8,000 employees, mainly in Yorkshire, Cardiff, Milton Keynes and Pune, India, who will transfer to Capita. The retailer closed up by 1.11%. Still in British soil, Ted...

"There is some fashion in the stores, but the overall look and feel is relatively basic," said Howard Tubin, a retail analyst at RBC Capital Markets to Los Angeles Times. "I don't think the merchandise assortment has stood out from the crowd." As oppose to Gap, specialty retailer Cato Corp....

Gap's fashion choices have been criticized for being too similar to a number of other specialty apparel chains, according to analysts from Chicago-based Morningstar. That is particularly troubling since the U.S. market has seen the proliferation of fast-fashion retailers, including Zara, H&M...

As the patron of the 'Designer for Tomorrow' Award by Peek&Cloppenburg, Marc Jacobs supports the awards show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. German fashion house Peek&Cloppenburg has hosted the fashion talent award 'Designer for Tomorrow' since 2009. If offers a platform for...

Listed apparel companies have seen their joint market value to go up by 32% over the past 12 months. This growth beats that of general indices like DOW Jones, FTSE, Nikkei and most others. The international fashion industry benchmark started trading at 1,000 exactly one year ago and closed at...

They are according to The Business of Fashion, who recently commented that commercial content for fashion brands is the new editorial. Jeremy Langmead, former editor of Esquire, is now at online retailer Mr. Porter, the brother site of Net-a-porter.com. Andrea Linett, formerly of America's...

 

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