In view of the impending Brexit, British brands and retailers have two options: either bury their heads in the sand and hide or meet it head on, confidently. Ethical fashion brand Komodo has decided

Brexit uncertainty, increased transatlantic tariffs and unforeseeable trading futures means British businesses must be on the offensive to seize export opportunities. This week Walpole, the official

New York – European shares rose on Thursday as early signs of positive progress in U.S.-China trade talks emerged and hints of a potential Brexit deal cheered retail stocks. Investors were hop

New York – With the four major fashion weeks (New York, London, Milan, Paris) either in full swing or right ended, we review how they’re adjusting to better accommodate to lead on an ever

London Fashion Week gets under way on Friday, launching spring/summer 2020 collections set to come out after Brexit -- a divorce bitterly opposed by the UK fashion industry. A survey by the Fashio

The cost of clothing made in Europe and being sold in the UK could increase by 11.5 percent if the country crashes out of the EU without a deal later this year, new research suggests. According to pe

Next CEO Lord Simon Wolfson has said a no-deal Brexit would only cause "mild disruption" despite previously warning that the situation would bring about "chaos and disorder". Speaking with the BBC T

Despite three years passing since the EU referendum, over half (57 percent) of British retailers still have no plans in place for Brexit, according to a survey of 200 British retail decision-makers b

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation on Friday following stagnated Brexit advancements and her inability to convince MPs to back her deal. A second referendum was one of the n

For more than two years, Brexit has been a daily hot topic in the news. Ever since the UK’s ‘leave’ vote on 23 June 2016, no other topic has dominated European politics quite like B

UK businesses have urged MPs to provide clarity over their future trading arrangements following Parliament’s rejection of PM Theresa May’s EU withdrawal plan on Tuesday. In a statement

The British luxury sector could lose up to 6.8 billion pounds worth of exports a year as a result of a no-deal Brexit, new research reveals. Data from the international consultancy firm Frontier Econ

As much as 60 percent of British consumers say that Brexit has not and will not affect their spending this year, according to new research by PwC. In a survey of over 2,000 consumers, figures show th

London - It is always reassuring to see Anna Wintour on the front row at London fashion week. Irregular attendance from the grande dame of fashion publishing gets negative tongues wagging when she i

London - Never one to shy away from voicing her opinion, Katharine Hamnett took to the main stage of Pure London on Sunday evening to give a passionate speech about the state of the fashion industry,

Nearly a third of British firms are considering moving their businesses abroad because of Brexit, according to a new report. A study of 1,200 company directors by the Institute of Directors revealed

Retail sales stabilised in the year to January, remaining well below average for the time of year, but are expected to grow in February, according to new data from the CBI Distributive Trades Survey.

On the surface the latest quarterly results issued by Burberry were positive, with a one percent rise in comparable store sales. But these figures are not likely to keep Burberry's investors from Bre

British business leaders have criticised the ‘Plan B’ speech that Theresa May gave in parliament, saying that it offers nothing new to her Brexit deal, and does little to break the parlia

Every Friday, FashionUnited selects the most interesting reads about the fashion industry published across US and international news outlets. Here’s what you may have missed this week: What&rsq

It was to be the plans of all plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out the withdrawal agreement for the UK to leave the EU. The terms of which spelled out the future relationship for both ci

Growth in the UK economy has slowed in the three months to November to its weakest pace in six months. The economy grew by 0.3 percent in this period, down from 0.4 percent in the three months to Oct

With just 100 days until the UK is set to leave the EU, and with the future of Theresa May’s deal looking as uncertain as ever, five leading business groups have voiced their concerns about a n

Two and a half years after Britain’s referendum on whether to leave the European Union, the country remains divided. We met with voters on both sides of the debate — those who voted to le

British business magnate and founder of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, has said that a hard Brexit would be disastrous for the UK and would force many british business to close, leaving the count

New York – British fashion retailer Joules Group is taking measures to mitigate the impact of the UK leaving the European Union. Amongst Joules’ Brexit plan there is the opening of an EU-

It looks like growing uncertainty about the UK leaving the EU in March continues to affect UK retail. UK consumer confidence dropped to its lowest point of the year in November, falling three points

As 29 March fast approaches, and the UK prepares itself - as well as it can - to leave the European Union, new research shows that more than a third of UK retailers aren’t fully prepared for th

UK consumer confidence continues to drop in October as a one point fall in the Consumer Confidence Index leads to a 3-month low of -10, according to a survey by GfK. The index shows that concern over

It’s hard to believe that the Brexit referendum, which took place way back on 23 June, 2016, has been a staple topic for rowdy pub chats and friendship-ending Facebook statuses for over two yea