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Asos mulls action against Leicester-based supplier

Asos mulls action against Leicester-based supplier

The CEO of online fashion retailer Asos has warned it is considering dropping a Leicester supplier after it was found to be in breach of its ethical trading standards.
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Thermal insulation specialist Thermore expands sustainably-sourced fibres range

Thermal insulation specialist Thermore expands sustainably-sourced fibres range

The Italian specialist in thermal insulation for apparel has introduced two new products in its sustainably-sourced Ecodown range, with a view to becoming a leading player in this segment.
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Poundland revamp includes e-tail trial, fashion expansion

Poundland revamp includes e-tail trial, fashion expansion

​Budget retailer Poundland has announced a major new transformation programme designed to take it through the next decade. The programme will also see the company testing out online delivery for the first time.
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Diesel links with Polygiene for virus-fighting denim

Diesel links with Polygiene for virus-fighting denim

Sweden's Polygiene, which offers stay-fresh functionality for textiles, said Thursday that it’s linked with denim brand Diesel to introduce “an innovative denim treatment that physically halts 99% of any viral activity”.
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StockX and The RealReal on Interbrand's 2020 Breakthrough Brands list

StockX and The RealReal on Interbrand's 2020 Breakthrough Brands list

​Interbrand launched its list of the 30 Breakthrough Brands for 2020 on Thursday and a number of fashion and beauty firms are included in the ranking of names that are “set to revolutionise their markets”.
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BFC asks for more support, predicts 240k job losses

BFC asks for more support, predicts 240k job losses

The body has called on the government to do more to support the fashion industry as it releases new data “that reinforces the stark reality of the impact of the global pandemic on the British fashion industry”.
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Vivobarefoot plans re-commerce site to cut landfill

Vivobarefoot plans re-commerce site to cut landfill

The London-based shoe brand is combating the issue of old shoes ending up in landfill with the launch of ReVivo, a shoe repair programme. Once repaired, the shoes will be available to buy from a new website.
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John Lewis launches personal shopping via Zoom

John Lewis launches personal shopping via Zoom

John Lewis is boosting its technology services with the launch of virtual personal shopping via zoom. To start with, the new offer will be available at the Peter Jones branch in London and at John Lewis in Southampton. 
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Global consumer confidence plunged in second quarter, rebound likely sluggish

Global consumer confidence plunged in second quarter, rebound likely sluggish

Global consumer confidence registered a record drop from April through June as the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic registered in full, and the outlook is dim for a quick rebound. 
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J.C. Penney to cut 1,000 jobs, close 152 stores

J.C. Penney to cut 1,000 jobs, close 152 stores

J.C. Penney said on Wednesday that it will cut its workforce by about 1,000 positions and close 152 store locations, as part of an organizational restructuring.
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Zalando raises full year guidance

Zalando raises full year guidance

German online fashion retailer Zalando SE increased its full year earnings guidance on Wednesday, as the coronavirus pandemic prompts more people to shop online. 
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Truworths negotiates funding for UK footwear retailer Office

Truworths negotiates funding for UK footwear retailer Office

Truworths International Limited is negotiating fresh funding for Office, its British footwear business as part of measures to secure the unit's viability, the South African retailer said on Wednesday.
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NRF urges retailers to adopt nationwide mask policy

NRF urges retailers to adopt nationwide mask policy

The National Retail Federation released a statement on Wednesday encouraging retailers to implement a nationwide policy requiring customers to wear masks during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
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Next close to winning race for Victoria's Secret UK - report

Next close to winning race for Victoria's Secret UK - report

​Fashion retail giant Next look set to emerge the winner as a number of rivals compete to run the failed British arm of lingerie firm Victoria’s Secret.
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German retailers set for worst downturn since World War Two

German retailers set for worst downturn since World War Two

German non-food retailers will see sales drop by around 22% this year if there is no second wave of coronavirus infections, putting the sector on track for its worst downturn since World War Two.
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As virus-wary shoppers opt for online purchases, retailers pay the price

As virus-wary shoppers opt for online purchases, retailers pay the price

Online sales may be a saving grace for pandemic-battered retailers with fewer shoppers in their stores.
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