In an optimistic outlook for the upcoming Christmas trading period, The John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is to recruit more than 7,000 temporary seasonal staff across the country — 2,000 more than last year.
Called Junk Kouture, it’s a major sustainable fashion initiative for students with an ambitious global target. The programme challenges students aged 13-18 to create bespoke garments using only recycled materials.
Two high-calibre hires for Authentic Bespoke Group. The UK-based fashion and accessories group has appointed Deborah Lloyd and Giles English as board observers and advisors across its expanding portfolio.
Primark, one of Europe's biggest fast fashion chains, has vowed to cut its environmental impact without increasing prices by using more recyclable materials, making clothing more durable, and improving wages for workers.
The Middlebury, Connecticut-based watchmaker announced on Wednesday that it has signed a strategic licensing agreement to produce timepieces for the American luxury brand owned by Authentic Brands Group since 2013.
Saint Laurent, the first major house that led a wave of departures from Paris Fashion Week has decided to return to the season, according to the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode's official calendar.
FatFace CEO Liz Evans is to join Asda as MD of its George unit, a move widely rumoured since the summer. Meanwhile, The FatFace Group has named Will Crumbie as its CEO, moving up immediately from his current CFO post.
Zalando is marking the one-year anniversary of it entering pre-owned with a new marketing campaign underlining the importance of the category following huge growth in the number of items available since its launch.
H&M Group’s Q3 sales rose 14% year-on-year (YoY), the Swedish fashion retail giant said on Wednesday. That said, the figure was in local currencies and when converted to Swedish Krona, the rise was only 9%.