The UK government has launched a formal ‘Call for Evidence’ enquiry on the possible banning of the imports and sale of animal fur. The request follows a 1 million-signature petition by the #FurFreeBritain coalition.
Brussels has topped a ranking of the world’s vintage hotspots with the most shops per 100,000 people at 36. In second place is Copenhagen, although it's some way behind with only 12 vintage stores per 100,000 people.
There are hints that the sunshine that seems to have transformed the UK in just the past few days could have a beneficial effect on retail with news that central London saw a football boom for the long holiday weekend.
Britain's retail sector will endure a "tsunami of closures" if the government does not extend a moratorium on aggressive debt enforcement, industry lobby group the British Retail Consortium (BRC), has said.
Retailers and unions negotiating over a legally binding workers' safety accord in Bangladesh due to expire on Monday reached a tentative deal to extend it by three months, unions involved in discussions said.
In a busy centennial year, Fogal has just unveiled the latest twist in its product mix into loungewear and athleisure via collabs with a trio of fashion brands, and new leggings by French Olympic champ Yannick Agnel.
Arrouas, self-made boss of the Vog group and president of Ba&sh, started out selling fashion accessories in the Sentier district in Paris. In this French-language podcast, Arrouas charts his unconventional career.