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PrettyLittleThing launches designer competition with Teyana Taylor

PrettyLittleThing launches designer competition with Teyana Taylor

Boohoo Group’s PrettyLittleThing label has announced its ‘Designer of the Year’ competition alongside award-winning director, singer, songwriter, choreographer, actress and model Teyana Taylor.
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Moda and Pure London owner reports faster-than-expected recovery

Moda and Pure London owner reports faster-than-expected recovery

​Faster and better than expected. That’s the recovery story from events specialist Hyve Group in its 2022 interim update on Tuesday. The events firm also said future focus will be “on sectors, rather than geographies”.
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Secret Sales unveils fulfilment service for brands needing UK distribution centre

Secret Sales unveils fulfilment service for brands needing UK distribution centre

​Secret Sales has launched a fulfilment service to support brands requiring a UK distribution centre. It’s called Fulfilment by Secret Sales and it aims to solve logistics challenges.
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Club L London launches Irish website

Club L London launches Irish website

​Club L London has launched in Ireland. The accessible luxury online retailer can now be shopped on clubllondon.ie. The launch comes after the brand saw total Ireland traffic figures increase 90% in Q1 2022 vs Q4 2021.
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Very Group to add new webstore tech

Very Group to add new webstore tech

E-tailer Very Group has long embraced technology and now the owner of the Very and Littlewoods sites has announced plans to transform its Very.co.uk content management system through a new partnership with Amplience.
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Klarna announces job cuts, 10% of posts to go

Klarna announces job cuts, 10% of posts to go

​BNPL may be booming but a troubled global economy is still presenting challenges to operators in the segment and news has emerged that one of the biggest operators, Klarna, is cutting 10% of its workforce.
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West End landlord Shaftesbury hails footfall recovery, rising property values

West End landlord Shaftesbury hails footfall recovery, rising property values

​Shaftesbury, the West End property giant that's in talks about a merger with Capco, has reported what might be its last set of results before a merger is unveiled with footfall up and its portfolio value growing.
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Big luxury names still back physical retail, London, Paris, NYC are key

Big luxury names still back physical retail, London, Paris, NYC are key

Major global brands will “continue betting on physical retail to drive sales in resilient destination cities”, a Savills report says. And it named New York, Paris and London as “the most attractive cities for retailers”.
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Snap expects to miss revenue target, slow down hiring

Snap expects to miss revenue target, slow down hiring

Snap Inc expects to miss its quarterly revenue targets, the company said in a filing on Monday, and will slow hiring for this year, Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told employees.
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Very Group owners revive stock exchange listing plans - report

Very Group owners revive stock exchange listing plans - report

​Plans to list UK-based digital fashion retail giant Very Group on the London Stock Exchange are being revived, according to reports. Owner the Barclay family is keen to resurrect plans to float the £4 billion business.
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M&S Goodmove makes Sports Edit debut

M&S Goodmove makes Sports Edit debut

M&S is ramping up availability for its hugely  successful womenswear sportswear own-brand, Goodmove. The retail giant has just launched on Europe-wide premium activewear site The Sports Edit.
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Luxe sector calls for return of UK VAT-free shopping as spending plummets

Luxe sector calls for return of UK VAT-free shopping as spending plummets

​Luxury businesses have renewed calls for the UK government to reverse its decision to end VAT-free shopping for tourists, saying Britain is losing out to other European countries as big-spenders go elsewhere.
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Love Island links with eBay for more sustainable approach to fashion

Love Island links with eBay for more sustainable approach to fashion

​In an interesting development, the new series of hit TV show Love Island sees it partnering with eBay UK to dress contestants in pre-owned clothes rather than the fast fashion that's the staple fare of the show.
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Grosvenor's strong recovery boosted by improving retail scene

Grosvenor's strong recovery boosted by improving retail scene

​Grosvenor has delivered a significant improvement in its financial performance in the latest year. The group owns vast tracts of land in key area like London’s Mayfair, as well as the Liverpool One mall.
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Ted Baker selects preferred bidder, Sycamore drops out

Ted Baker selects preferred bidder, Sycamore drops out

​The process to take over Ted Baker is continuing with the UK retailer on Monday announcing that it has selected a preferred bidder. But it didn’t say who that is.
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Retailers take part in first UK first wellbeing festival for workers

Retailers take part in first UK first wellbeing festival for workers

​Staff from 100 of the biggest retailers operating in Britain, including ASOS, H&M, New Look and Superdrug, have taken part in the first wellbeing festival for retail workers run by industry charity the Retail Trust.
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