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Commercial real estate show Mapic opens in Cannes mixing verve and austerity

Commercial real estate show Mapic opens in Cannes mixing verve and austerity

Scaled down compared to pre-Covid editions but with broader international participation, the Mapic trade show is still a magnet for commercial real estate players, from retailers to property developers.
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Brownie closes 2022 with 100 points of sale and €70 million in revenues

Brownie closes 2022 with 100 points of sale and €70 million in revenues

On the occasion of the opening of its second store in France, FashionNetwork.com interviewed the brand's CEO, Juan Morera, to learn more about the company's expansion strategy.
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Tod’s new collab with Palm Angels is Best in Class linkup says Francesco Ragazzi

Tod’s new collab with Palm Angels is Best in Class linkup says Francesco Ragazzi

Tod’s has revealed its latest collab, a link-up with Palm Angels. A blend of Italian craftmanship with American sports that stars Naomi Campbell in its ad campaign, that launches this Wednesday.
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LVMH awards 40 virtuoso artisans its Métier d’Excellence award

LVMH awards 40 virtuoso artisans its Métier d’Excellence award

Praising them as “the beating heart” LVMH’s CEO Bernard Arnault celebrated, at a distance, the latest virtuoso artisans to win the luxury conglomerate’s Métier d’Excellence award on Wednesday.
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Boohoo defends working conditions at its Burnley site

Boohoo defends working conditions at its Burnley site

As The Times launched a controversy over working conditions at Boohoo's Burnley logistics center, the brand is challenging the newspaper's allegations on the basis of documented, quantified evidence.
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Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris will be held in January at the Parc Floral and will feature 350 exhibitors. Optimism prevails among organisers, who noted that a new generation of buyers is coming to trade shows.
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Specsavers bounces back in latest year

Specsavers bounces back in latest year

​Specsavers, the optical chain that’s a major retailer of branded eyewear, has bounced back from the pandemic and its results filed at Companies House show turnover surging almost 23% in the year to February.
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Andy Bond to return to Pepco as chairman

Andy Bond to return to Pepco as chairman

Andy Bond, former CEO of Pepco Group, is set to make a dramatic return to the pan-European variety discount retailer. He will become its chairman next February, almost a year after he stood down for health reasons.
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Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Jewelry brand Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern gives insight on how building genuine relationships with brand ambassadors and VIP clients helped grow her brand into one of the UK's fastest-growing private companies.
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Springfield enters metaverse with first digital collection

Springfield enters metaverse with first digital collection

The Madrid-based company is launching its first collection in the metaverse, in collaboration with Playoffnations and AlterHeaven, available until December 18, on the Roblox and Decentraland platforms.
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Abercrombie sees better holiday-quarter sales, posts surprise profit

Abercrombie sees better holiday-quarter sales, posts surprise profit

Abercrombie & Fitch Co said on Tuesday it was “cautiously optimistic” about the holiday season and forecast a smaller-than-expected drop in current-quarter sales after resilient demand led to a surprise quarterly profit.
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Commercial real estate show Mapic keen to embrace retail sector transformation

Commercial real estate show Mapic keen to embrace retail sector transformation

The commercial real estate show scheduled in Cannes from November 29 to December 1 will focus on the retail sector’s transformation, introducing a new section called Retail Village.
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Italy's Cucinelli and EssilorLuxottica sign eyewear license accord

Italy's Cucinelli and EssilorLuxottica sign eyewear license accord

Brunello Cucinelli signed an exclusive license deal with French-Italian glasses maker EssilorLuxottica for the design, manufacture and distribution of eyewear under the Italian luxury group's brand.
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Urban Outfitters earnings plummet despite sales gains across most segments

Urban Outfitters earnings plummet despite sales gains across most segments

Urban Outfitters, Inc. announced on Monday revenues for the third quarter increased by almost 4%, fueled by strong comparable sales at the apparel company's Anthropologie and Free People brands.  
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Woolmark reveals names of eight finalists in 2023 international prize

Woolmark reveals names of eight finalists in 2023 international prize

Woolmark has revealed the names of the eight finalists of the organization’s much-watched International Woolmark Prize for 2023, selecting designers from eight different nations.
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Raf Simons shutters his own label, after 27 years of independence

Raf Simons shutters his own label, after 27 years of independence

Raf Simons has shuttered his own label, announcing the closure of his label via Instagram on Monday evening after 27 years of independence. 
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