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UK fashion exports to face continued tariffs in US

UK fashion exports to face continued tariffs in US

Seventeen UK fashion and textile product lines will continue to be hit with an additional 25 per cent tariff in the US.
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Physical and digital runway shows on the schedule for Milan Fashion Week

Physical and digital runway shows on the schedule for Milan Fashion Week

The Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana has unveiled the provisional calendar for Milan Fashion Week, which will be held from September 23-28.
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Coach, Kate Spade owner Tapestry helped by China recovery, but cuts costs

Coach, Kate Spade owner Tapestry helped by China recovery, but cuts costs

Tapestry Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday, as a recovery in sales in China and a tight lid on expenses helped it weather some of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Marimekko to restructure as crisis hits it hard

Marimekko to restructure as crisis hits it hard

As Marimekko announced a 20% fall in sales, it also said it’s planning to restructure its ops. It blamed the pandemic, saying the “global fashion and specialty retail sector is facing the worst crisis in decades”.
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Marimekko says Q2 sales dropped 20% to €23m

Marimekko says Q2 sales dropped 20% to €23m

Marimekko, a Finnish lifestyle design company, has announced its second quarter (Q2) financial results for fiscal 2020. The company’s net sales fell 20 per cent to €23.3 million.
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Dr Martens has good year, stays confident despite current uncertainty

Dr Martens has good year, stays confident despite current uncertainty

Permira-owned Dr Martens enjoyed an online boost in the year to March 31 that helped its sales and profits surge as its products sold well globally.
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Authentic Brands and Sparc set to clinch Brooks Brothers

Authentic Brands and Sparc set to clinch Brooks Brothers

US apparel retailer Brooks Brothers said late Tuesday that it is to be acquired by Authentic Brands Group and Sparc Group after they increased their $305 million offer to $325 million.
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Zalando reports big jump in brands using its services

Zalando reports big jump in brands using its services

​German online fashion retailer Zalando on Tuesday reported a more than doubling of sales on its site from brands seeking to expand their e-commerce presence, helping total second-quarter revenue jump 27%.
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EssiLux case puts $8.5bn GrandVision takeover in doubt

EssiLux case puts $8.5bn GrandVision takeover in doubt

EssilorLuxottica said on Monday that GrandVision’s actions during the coronavirus crisis could provide grounds for ending its €7.2 billion ($8.5 billion) takeover of the Dutch eyewear stores operator.
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UK retail sales begin recovery but normality still elusive

UK retail sales begin recovery but normality still elusive

UK retail sales are recovering but fashion isn't a priority for many consumers as other traditional summer spend takes over. However, more consumers now feel happier about entering stores.
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E-commerce sales jump above 40% for Geox in H1

E-commerce sales jump above 40% for Geox in H1

The Italian brand reported a 39 per cent sales decline to €243.6 million in its first half that ended on June 30, compared to sales of €399.4 million in the same period last year, but e-tail surged.
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Moschino, Ferretti parent sees lower sales, swings to net loss

Moschino, Ferretti parent sees lower sales, swings to net loss

Aeffe SpA reported 31.4 per cent sales decline to €118.9 million in its first half ended on June 30, 2020 compared to sales of €173.3 million in the same period last year.
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Richemont to ask shareholders permission for conditional share capital increase

Richemont to ask shareholders permission for conditional share capital increase

Richemont, the owner of Cartier and Chloé, gave details of its proposed shareholders' loyalty scheme on Friday, where it will give warrants to investors which later can be converted into newly created stock.
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Deckers Brands sales rise in Q1, loss shrinks

Deckers Brands sales rise in Q1, loss shrinks

Deckers Brands, the US-based owner of Ugg and other labels, reported 2.3 per cent sales growth to $282.2 million in its first quarter ended on June 30, compared to sales of $276.8 million in the same period last year.
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Montblanc links with YNAP for new 'seamless' mobile-first webstore

Montblanc links with YNAP for new 'seamless' mobile-first webstore

Richemont’s Montblanc brand and the luxury giant’s Yoox Net-A-Porter e-tail specialist have announced a new partnership. Montblanc will now use YNAP “to power the next iteration of its successful e-commerce platform”.
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Fashion struggled in July says latest BDO sales tracker

Fashion struggled in July says latest BDO sales tracker

July was a disappointing month for UK physical shops and fashion really struggled with online sales unable to make up for spending that wasn't happening on the high street.
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