The purchase by Sports Direct of department store group House of Fraser drew a cautious response from analysts on Monday, with some saying the deal could backfire on Mike Ashley, the sportswear retailer's founder.
Up-and-coming UK-based premium activewear label LNDR has been awarded a victory in a trademark case against Nike over a dispute arising from the Oregon-based company's January 2018 "Nothing Beats a Londoner" campaign.
Balmain will launch a mini capsule collection this month with Beyoncé, entitled BalmainxBeyoncé, and debut it in Paris. And the famed Paris house plans to roll out the collection internationally on July 14.
Luxury body Walpole has issued a hard-hitting call urging the government to agree a pro-business Brexit. It said the sector is at risk because brands can't manufacture off-shore as Britishness is key to their appeal.