Sustainability has become not just a buzzword but brands, retailers and innovative companies are also following through, coming up with original and sustainable products, production processes and recycling or resale options. FashionUnited has put together ten such efforts that were announced in the […]

British fashion and lifestyle brand Joules has stated that the continued expansion of the retailer across channels and international markets has helped fuel sales, with group revenue for the 52-week period to May 26, 2019, increasing by 17.2 percent to 218 million pounds. Joules stated that “strong […]

Can Sir Philip Green save his retail empire? A vote that would see the Arcadia Group secure a deal to close 48 stores resulting in 1000 job losses, has been postponed until next week. The landlords of Arcadia's various retail portfolio rejected the initial plan and will “conduct further dialogue” said […]

Afterpay Touch Group, the first digital payments provider allowing people to pay in instalments free of charge on their debit cards, is launching the same service in the UK under the Clearpay brand, following backing from global retail partners including Boohoo and Urban Outfitters. The payment provider […]

Walpole, the trade body for the British luxury sector that counts more than 250 brands including Alexander McQueen, Harrods and Burberry as members, has stated that the sales across the British luxury sector has grown by 49 percent in the four years from 2013 to 2017. According to Walpole’s new research […]

Baby minks, their skin still smooth and furless, snuggle up against one another under a pile of hay, letting out the occasional squeal: this sight will soon be a thing of the past at Norway's fur farms. The Norwegian parliament is due this month to adopt new legislation immediately banning any new fur […]

PVH Corp.’s Calvin Klien Inc. and G-III have entered into a new license agreement with the initial term of five years, according to an announcement from the two companies. This new agreement will include design, production, distribution of Calvin Klein Jeans for womenswear in the U.S. and Canada. Calvin […]

The UK’s leading outdoor clothing retailer Mountain Warehouse has reported its 22nd year of consecutive sales growth, with sales up 13 percent to 255 million pounds for the 12 months to February 24, 2019. Pre-tax profits increased 14 percent to a record 23.7 million pounds, which the outdoor clothing […]

Wellington boot brand Hunter has announced that it has delivered record revenues in its full year to December 29, 2018, with an increase of 9 percent to 113.8 million pounds. Strong growth came from Hunter’s largest market, the US, which increased by 13 percent year-on-year across all channels, added […]

Los Angeles-based denim brand Hudson is looking to target growth in the UK and Ireland after signing a new UK sales distribution agreement with Four Marketing. Fashion agency Four Marketing, which has been establishing brands through wholesale and distribution for over twenty years, said in a short […]

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