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Next cuts sick pay for self-isolating unvaccinated staff

Next cuts sick pay for self-isolating unvaccinated staff

​Fashion retail giant Next has cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff who have to self-isolate because of exposure to Covid 19.
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Walmart U.S. president, CEO John Furner named NRF board of directors chair

Walmart U.S. president, CEO John Furner named NRF board of directors chair

The National Retail Federation on Friday announced Walmart U.S. president and CEO John Furner has been elected chairman of the NRF board of directors, succeeding Qurate Retail Inc. president and CEO, Mike George.  
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Dolce & Gabbana: Moda alla Machine Gun Kelly

Dolce & Gabbana: Moda alla Machine Gun Kelly

Right when you were thinking one could drown in all the laudable sustainable menswear on display in Milan, along comes Dolce & Gabbana to wake the whole city up with some moda alla Machine Gun Kelly on Saturday. 
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Milan Fashion Week: DSquared2 dreams of Deep North dandies

Milan Fashion Week: DSquared2 dreams of Deep North dandies

The brothers Caten returned to their Canadian roots this season with a DSquared2 collection ideal for Deep North dandies and hipster trappers presented Friday, the opening day of the Milan menswear season.
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U.S. holiday sales endure supply chain, Omicron snags to hit $887 bln: NRF

U.S. holiday sales endure supply chain, Omicron snags to hit $887 bln: NRF

U.S. holiday sales in 2021 came in at a better-than-expected $886.7 billion, boosted by customers returning to stores and splurging more online, even as a jump in Covid-19 cases and supply chain issues loomed.
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Weird Fish sales and profits strengthen

Weird Fish sales and profits strengthen

​Fashion lifestyle brand Weird Fish saw sales and profits rising last year with a 71% revenue spike to £35.5 million as online sales surged.
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Quiz has merrier Christmas as sales recover at home and abroad

Quiz has merrier Christmas as sales recover at home and abroad

Occasion-focused fashion brand Quiz had a better Christmas trading period in 2021 than 2020, with the company on Friday saying December revenues rose 20% year-on-year to £8.8 million.
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Tommy Hilfiger names winners of Fashion Frontier Challenge

Tommy Hilfiger names winners of Fashion Frontier Challenge

​PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger has named the winners of its third Fashion Frontier Challenge, the dedicated global programme designed to “find and support ideas that lead to a more inclusive fashion landscape”.
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CFDA announces February New York Fashion Week schedule

CFDA announces February New York Fashion Week schedule

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has released its official New York Fashion Week lineup for February, which sees a host of new and big-name designers set to showcase their latest collections in the Big Apple.
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Global digital sales surpass $1 trillion this holiday 2021: Salesforce

Global digital sales surpass $1 trillion this holiday 2021: Salesforce

Consumers spent $1.14 trillion online globally and $257 billion in the U.S., compared to $1.1 trillion and $236 billion in 2020, setting a new record, according to Salesforce's 2021 Holiday Shopping Report. 
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Flannels and Frasers to debut in Republic of Ireland

Flannels and Frasers to debut in Republic of Ireland

​Frasers Group has unveiled ambitious plans for the Republic of Ireland with a Flannels opening in Dublin that will be its first Flannels location outside the UK.
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ASOS hires big-hitter Kennedy as non-exec as it prepares Main Market shares move

ASOS hires big-hitter Kennedy as non-exec as it prepares Main Market shares move

​ASOS has hired big-hitter Patrick Kennedy to its board of directors as the AIM-listed UK online fashion giant pushes to join London Stock Exchange's Main Market.
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Recovery continues at M&S as Christmas quarter's fashion sales rise

Recovery continues at M&S as Christmas quarter's fashion sales rise

​M&S’s powerful recovery story continued over the Christmas period with the UK retail giant saying Thursday that constant currency sales rose 18.6% year-on-year and 8.9% compared to two years ago.
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International ops power Fast Retailing in Q1 as China, Japan are weaker

International ops power Fast Retailing in Q1 as China, Japan are weaker

​Japan's Fast Retailing, owner of clothing brand Uniqlo, said on Thursday overseas markets powered profit growth in the first quarter, even as sales declined at home and in China.
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ASOS sales growth slows, but UK and US markets are strong

ASOS sales growth slows, but UK and US markets are strong

​ASOS faced “challenging market conditions” in the last four months of 2021 yet still managed to post revenue growth, it said on Thursday as it also announced plans to list its shares on London's Main Market.
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Meta-works: Online universe becomes lab for real-life products

Meta-works: Online universe becomes lab for real-life products

Online platforms that are precursors of the metaverse vision for the internet's future are already serving as workrooms to develop products destined for real-life sale.
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