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Nicholas Kirkwood closes, hopes to return with new green concept

Nicholas Kirkwood closes, hopes to return with new green concept

​Luxury footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood is closing his 18-year-old business, he announced on instagram on Wednesday, also hinting at a new path he'll be following.
Fashion
Business
Matalan chair is out as leadership shake-up begins

Matalan chair is out as leadership shake-up begins

A new broom is expected to sweep in at Matalan following the acquisition of the fashion and lifestyle retailer last month, with interim chairman Tim Isaacs the first casualty.
Fashion
Appointments

HDE forecast for 2023: decline in turnover excepted for retail trade

Germany's HDE surveyed almost 900 retail companies on their sales prospects for the current year and expects a price-adjusted decline in sales of three percent for the current year. 
Business

UK's competition body investigates Richemont-Farfetch deal for YNAP

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is looking into Farfetch’s purchase of a stake in Yoox Net-A-Porter, owned by Swiss luxury goods group Richemont, claiming it might reduce competition in the UK market.
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

George Davies label GWD to make UK debut at Pure London

George Davies label GWD to make UK debut at Pure London

He’s being justifiably billed as a ‘retail legend’ and his latest brand ‘show-stopping’. That’s the build-up for George Davies and GWD as the man and brand prepare to star at Pure London at Olympia on 12-14 February.
Fashion
Trade shows
Source Fashion's seminar programme includes Alice Temperley, Boohoo, F&F

Source Fashion's seminar programme includes Alice Temperley, Boohoo, F&F

Source Fashion, the UK-based international sourcing show, has announced its line-up of international speakers, designers, industry professionals, experts and brands for the 12-14 February event at Olympia London.
Fashion
Industry

Première Vision Paris to feature new sections, more exhibitors at Spring/Summer 2024 edition

The textile/apparel trade show will hold its Spring/Summer 2024 session from Tuesday February 7 to Thursday 9 with 1,245 exhibitors, featuring a new Smart Tech section and once again the Maison d'Exception section.
Fashion
Trade shows

Sofie Dolva on her new responsibilities as director of CIFF and the fair's upcoming 60th edition

From February 1 to 3, in parallel with Copenhagen Fashion Week, the CIFF trade show will celebrate its 30th anniversary. We interviewed its director to find more out about the fair's new developments.
Fashion
Trade shows