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Retail / Business news

Takeovers, new store openings, CEO changes, rebranding, closures and new launches – it’s the business side of fashion where all the big changes happen and if you love the industry it pays to be in the know. Keep up to date on the latest behind the scenes news and ensure you’re up to date with who owns who, who’s in trouble and who’s about to launch a new label.

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Alice Temperley opens London flagship store

Alice Temperley's career seems to be moving in leaps and bounds at the moment (perhaps thanks to a certain Duchess). Following on the back of her successful Somerset by Temperley collection for John Lewis comes the... Read more »

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First look: Rihanna reveals glimpse of her River Island collection

It was way back in July when we first brought you the news that Rihanna was collaborating on a capsule collection for River Island . Now the retailer has posted the first photo on its Facebook page from the range - a navy... Read more »

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Net-a-Porter to launch print magazine

Fans of Net-a-Porter get excited because a new print magazine is in the works for next year. The online retailer will launch its first publication some time within the next 12 months. "Traditional publishers always say... Read more »

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It's happening... J.Crew set to open London store!

After expanding their online business to the UK last year , now J.Crew is set to open its first London store. WWD reports that the American retailer will open its first store outside of North America on the corner of... Read more »

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Markus Lupfer unveils cozy collection for Whistles

Winter is sorted thanks to a new collaboration from Markus Lupfer for Whistles . The designer has teamed up with the high street retailer for a one-off collection which is due to launch in-store on Monday November 6. In... Read more »

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Central London gets a second (epic) Primark store

The last time we went to the opening of a Primark store in central London , there were queues, fights, police and rumours of a £1 sale (it never happened). This time around, as Primark opened the doors to its second Oxford... Read more »

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Banana Republic unveils Anna Karenina-inspired collection

So inspired by the movie remake of Leo Tolstoy's classic Anna Karenina , Banana Republic have created a capsule collection based on the iconic novel. We first told you about the collection earlier this month, and now... Read more »

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Chanel to launch pop-up beauty shop in Covent Garden

First Karl Lagerfeld announces he is launching a pop-up space in Selfridges , now Chanel is set to launch a pop-up shop in Covent Garden. The French brand will open their first dedicated fragrance and beauty store just... Read more »

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Victoria's Secret postpones London store opening

For all of you eager Victoria's Secret shoppers, you'll have to wait a bit longer for the first London store to open . The US lingerie label has postponed the opening of its début UK store which was due to open at the... Read more »

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Karl Lagerfeld pop-up shop coming soon to Selfridges

Three days before the Summer Olympics are due to start, Karl Lagerfeld will be at Selfridges launching his brand new pop-up shop. The Chanel designer will unveil a concept space on the third floor where he will launch his... Read more »

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Alice Temperley reveals Somerset collection for John Lewis

Since announcing two months ago she would be collaborating with John Lewis , Alice Temperley has now revealed her new collection for the British retailer. The designer unveiled her new Somerset by Temperley collection... Read more »

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Banana Republic to create collection inspired by Anna Karenina

Banana Republic is set to launch a capsule collection inspired by the upcoming film, Anna Karenina , starring Keira Knightley . The retailer will go back to 19th century Russia, but with a "different take on Anna... Read more »

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Net-a-Porter opens the doors to its US headquarters

Exciting times are afoot over at Net-a-Porter , the online retailer has just opened the doors to its new US headquarters , the first outside the UK. Founder Natalie Massenet flew into New York this week to oversee the... Read more »

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JW Anderson set to launch Topshop collection

One of Alexa Chung's favourite designers, JW Anderson , is set to launch a collection for Topshop this September. The young designer's collection will comprise of jersey, denim and knitwear - which is known most for. He... Read more »

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Check out Pixie Geldof curated collection for Topshop

Topshop is really rocking our socks this week. With a new bridal collection from Richard Nicoll and a Jubliee collection , now Pixie Geldof hasn't gotten in on the action by taking up the Topshop Edited challenge.... Read more »

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Kelly Brook designs her first clothing collection for New Look

Kelly Brook Black Structured Bustier £22.99 >> Kelly Brook Black Floral Skorts £29.99 >> Kelly Brook Pink and Black Peep Toe Court Shoe £24.99 >> She has a long association with New Look... Read more »

Stella McCartney to get her first Adidas standalone store

Stella McCartney to get her first Adidas standalone store

Stella McCartney is set to get her first standalone Adidas store. The British designer will launch her Adidas shop next to her recently opened mainline and children's store in London's Brompton Cross district. The... Read more »

Victoria Secret will open in time for the London Olympics

Victoria Secret will open in time for the London Olympics

In case you didn't all ready hear, Victoria's Secret is bound for London . The American lingerie giant is preparing to open its first UK store in time for the London Olympics. According to reports , the launch of the... Read more »

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Burberry wins $100 million judgement against counterfeiters

Burberry has faced its counterfeiters and won. The British fashion label has scored a $100 million default judgement in a Manhattan Federal court against a group of Chinese counterfeiters which sold goods online that... Read more »

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Temperley set to open in London's Mayfair

It is a day for new store announcements. In addition to the news that Oscar de la Renta is opening his first London store , we now hear that Temperley London is set to open its first-ever flagship store in Mayfair.... Read more »