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JD Sports acquires Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

JD Sports acquires Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

​Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has snapped up another business with the purchase of an 80% stake in Greek retailer Cosmos Sport SA. No terms were disclosed.
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After private equity investment, Ron Dorff opens US store in NYC

After private equity investment, Ron Dorff opens US store in NYC

​European athleisure brand Ron Dorff has opened a US flagship in New York City and worked with London-based strategic retail property consultancy Harper Dennis Hobbs (HDH) to find the property.
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Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

The premium streetwear-focused online magazine is reportedly weighing up a possible sale, having received interest from potential buyers.
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Izod expands licensing agreement with Centric Brands into menswear

Izod expands licensing agreement with Centric Brands into menswear

The American clothing label, which was acquired by Authentic Brands Group from PVH earlier this year, has extended its licensing agreement with Centric Brands to cover new product categories and distribution channels.
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Matalan has good Q2 but supply chain issues hamper sales

Matalan has good Q2 but supply chain issues hamper sales

​Matalan revenues rose fast in Q2 but could have risen faster if not for supply chain issues. The company is staying cautious as logistics problems frustrate efforts to get the product customers want into its stores. 
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Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

​Very Group reported its full-year results on Tuesday with sales surging and pre-tax profits leaping even faster at the owner of the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods brands.
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Foot Locker to launch new private label apparel brand Lckr

Foot Locker to launch new private label apparel brand Lckr

The New York-based active and footwear retailer has announced the upcoming launch of a new private label called Lckr, a casual apparel brand for men and women, conceived to complement the chain’s existing offering.
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Ex-Gucci boss lined up by Carlyle as End chairman

Ex-Gucci boss lined up by Carlyle as End chairman

​Patrizio di Marco, is believed to be teaming up with private equity giant Carlyle again with a report that he’s set to take over as chairman of UK luxury retailer End.
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The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models.
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Under Armour appoints chief consumer officer

Under Armour appoints chief consumer officer

Under Armour Inc. announced on Thursday the appointment of Massimo Baratto to executive vice president, chief consumer officer.
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Jordan 1 Mids demand surges, women drive trend says StockX

Jordan 1 Mids demand surges, women drive trend says StockX

​Jordan 1 Mid sneakers are seeing “huge growth” in demand on resale market platform StockX with women proving to be big fans of the style, it said in a new report on Thursday.
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Vuori raises $400 million ahead of international expansion

Vuori raises $400 million ahead of international expansion

The Southern Californian activewear brand announced on Wednesday that it has received a $400 million investment from SoftBank, bringing the company’s total valuation up to $4 billion as it prepares for global expansion.
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JD Sports to open upsized Colchester flagship

JD Sports to open upsized Colchester flagship

JD Sports continues to focus on new stores and CBRE Investment Management has signed it up to a new, upsized flagship store at “Colchester’s premier shopping destination", Lion Walk. It will open this month.
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Gymshark mulls London stock market listing

Gymshark mulls London stock market listing

​The founder of Gymshark is reportedly preparing for a stock market float in London as the lifestyle-to-performance sportswear firm continues to grow fast.
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Vans partners with Awake NY for footwear collab

Vans partners with Awake NY for footwear collab

The Californian skate brand has teamed up with the New York-based streetwear label founded by former Supreme brand director Angelo Baque to launch a collaborative collection reimagining the Classic Sk8-Hi.
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Maje launches into activewear with Varley collaboration

Maje launches into activewear with Varley collaboration

The premium French ready-to-wear and accessories label, part of the SMCP group, is entering the activewear segment via a collaboration with British sportswear and yoga brand Varley.
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