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Graduate Fashion Foundation names 10 new Global Ambassadors

Graduate Fashion Foundation names 10 new Global Ambassadors

Graduate Fashion Foundation (GFF) has appointed 10 new Global Ambassadors to join the international charity’s line up of designers, international buyers, sustainability activists, stylists, editors and marketing experts.
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Alibaba to kick off China's first post-pandemic 'Singles Day' early

Alibaba to kick off China's first post-pandemic 'Singles Day' early

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will kick off its mega-shopping extravaganza "Singles Day" early this year, a move that will likely see a big jump in its sales as the easing of China's pandemic drives an economic rebound.
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Hush’s new e-commerce platforms hit record-breaking £1 million daily sales

Hush’s new e-commerce platforms hit record-breaking £1 million daily sales

Women’s fashion and lifestyle brand Hush is enjoying online success via two new e-commerce platforms breaking daily sales record, with transactions exceeding £1m.
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Twitter beats revenue expectations but misses on user growth

Twitter beats revenue expectations but misses on user growth

Twitter Inc on Thursday widely beat analyst expectations for quarterly revenue as ad sales rose with the return of sports and other events, but it added fewer users than Wall Street had expected.
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Alphabet sales growth back as Google key for advertisers

Alphabet sales growth back as Google key for advertisers

Alphabet Inc returned to sales growth in the third quarter as businesses initially hobbled by the coronavirus pandemic resumed advertising with the internet's biggest supplier of ads, the tech giant said on Thursday.
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Facebook warns of tough 2021 as pandemic boosts ad revenue

Facebook warns of tough 2021 as pandemic boosts ad revenue

Facebook Inc on Thursday warned of a tougher 2021 despite beating analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue as businesses adjusting to the global coronavirus pandemic continued to rely on the company's digital ad tools.
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Ex-Ebay employees admit to cyber stalking campaign targeting couple

Ex-Ebay employees admit to cyber stalking campaign targeting couple

Two former Ebay staff pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in a cyber stalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was viewed by top executives as critical of the e-commerce company.
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Amazon forecasts jump in holiday sales - and pandemic costs

Amazon forecasts jump in holiday sales - and pandemic costs

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday forecast a jump in holiday sales - and costs related to Covid-19 - as consumers continued to shop more online during the pandemic.
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Shopify earnings beat as more merchants use its platform for online reach

Shopify earnings beat as more merchants use its platform for online reach

Canada’s Shopify Inc beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter earnings on Thursday as more brick-and-mortar retailers opted for its e-commerce platform to tap a surge in online shopping due to the coronavirus crisis.
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Britons 'to increase Christmas spend by £1bn' - report

Britons 'to increase Christmas spend by £1bn' - report

​Opinion is divided on whether consumers will increase their spend this Christmas or will tighten their belts. But a new report says that spending will rise by around £1 billion in Britain.
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Lyle & Scott names Zeitgeist agency to lead new marketing push

Lyle & Scott names Zeitgeist agency to lead new marketing push

Fashion brand Lyle & Scott has appointed the Zeitgeist agency to lead on all aspects of its creative marketing and communications.
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New Begbies Traynor red flag report shows fashion and retail struggling

New Begbies Traynor red flag report shows fashion and retail struggling

​The latest ‘red flag’ report from insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor shows that retailers, and especially fashion stores, continue to suffer as coronavirus cases rise in the UK.
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UK consumers demand greener products in wake of pandemic - survey

UK consumers demand greener products in wake of pandemic - survey

Over a third of Britons (36%) are buying more from companies with strong environmental credentials as priorities shift during the pandemic, a survey shows.
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​Frasers debuts 'game-changer' with first multi-brand store opening

​Frasers debuts 'game-changer' with first multi-brand store opening

Expanding UK retailer Frasers Group will be able to combine many of its banners under one roof with the opening of its first multi-brand destination in Portsmouth on Saturday October 31.
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M&S won't advertise struggling fashion offer on TV this Xmas

M&S won't advertise struggling fashion offer on TV this Xmas

​In a year that’s unlikely to see some of the blockbuster Christmas TV ads we’ve become used to, it seems that M&S has taken the decision not to advertise its struggling fashion arm on TV for the festive season.
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France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second Covid-19 wave sweeps Europe

France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second Covid-19 wave sweeps Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe.
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