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Deckers Q1 sales surge on Hoka brand, reaffirms full-year guidance

Deckers Q1 sales surge on Hoka brand, reaffirms full-year guidance

Deckers Brands announced Thursday a strong start to fiscal 2023, reporting a first-quarter revenues uptick of 22%, on the back of strong growth in its portfolio darling, Hoka.
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VF Corp Q1 sales hit by APAC store closures, Vans dip

VF Corp Q1 sales hit by APAC store closures, Vans dip

VF Corporation announced on Thursday revenues for the first quarter increased by 3%, on the back of double-digit growth its The North Face brand, offsetting a dip in its Vans business and plunging APAC sales. 
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Jack Ma may have plans to give up control of Ant Group

Jack Ma may have plans to give up control of Ant Group

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma plans to give up control of financial technology company Ant Group Co in an effort to move away from affiliate Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
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Unbound multibrand curated platform debuts, own-brand clothing launch due in 2023

Unbound multibrand curated platform debuts, own-brand clothing launch due in 2023

Unbound Group (best known as the owner of the Hotter footwear brand) on Thursday confirmed the initial launch of its previously flagged curated multibrand platform, as scheduled.
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Frasers buys I Saw It First shortly after Missguided swoop

Frasers buys I Saw It First shortly after Missguided swoop

​So the rumours were true. Acquisition-hungry Frasers Group confirmed on Thursday that it has acquired online fashion retailer I Saw It First.
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Columbia Sportswear H1 sales up 12%, Q2 sales volumes hit hard by China, Russia

Columbia Sportswear H1 sales up 12%, Q2 sales volumes hit hard by China, Russia

Columbia Sportswear announced on Wednesday revenues for the first half of the year 2022 increased 12%, despite the company's second quarter recording lower sales in volume terms for the three months.
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Resale market: Vinted set to buy German site Rebelle

Resale market: Vinted set to buy German site Rebelle

On Monday July 25, the Lithuanian specialist in private fashion resale launched a public offering for the shares of its German competitor Rebelle, in which Vinted is already assured of a 64.70% stake.
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Celtic & Co hires Hayball as new finance chief

Celtic & Co hires Hayball as new finance chief

Keeping it local. Digital eco fashion retailer Celtic & Co has appointed Martin Hayball its new head of finance. He joins from fellow Cornish fashion retailer Seasalt where he was head of financial planning/analysis.
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Moss Bros opens Jermyn Street and other new stores, rolls out casual line

Moss Bros opens Jermyn Street and other new stores, rolls out casual line

​Moss Bros is extra busy with the menswear specialist opening four new stores, including a concept store on London’s Jermyn Street. It’s rolling out its casual offer to all of its locations too.
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Latest Lyst Index shows collabs are key, Diesel bag is top women's product

Latest Lyst Index shows collabs are key, Diesel bag is top women's product

Gucci was back in top spot in Q2 as the Lyst Index showed a surge in popularity on the back of its Adidas collab. In fact, collaborations were hot this quarter, while summer items, Diesel and 'naked' dresses also surged.
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Skechers reports record quarterly sales

Skechers reports record quarterly sales

Skechers U.S.A Inc. announced on Tuesday revenues for the second quarter increased by more than 12%, on the back of double-digit sales growth in the footwear brand's domestic and international business, respectively. 
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Sézane to open in San Francisco in September

Sézane to open in San Francisco in September

Two years after a first pop-up in San Francisco, the brand founded by Morgane Sézalory will open a new shop in September, planned for a duration of four months.
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Dr Martens in Central Saint Martins link for new collection and campaign

Dr Martens in Central Saint Martins link for new collection and campaign

​Popular British fashion footwear brand Dr Martens has given five students starring roles to create bespoke designs for its new summer campaign.
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Kick Game's Liverpool One store opens

Kick Game's Liverpool One store opens

Luxury athletic footwear retailer Kick Game continues its UK expansion drive with statement stores in major cities. The latest is in Liverpool, marking its debut there at the increasingly popular Liverpool One mall.
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Regis Schultz to be new JD Sports CEO - report

Regis Schultz to be new JD Sports CEO - report

​JD Sports Fashion’s search for a CEO is over and it has chosen a seasoned retail executive with experience in a wide range of categories, both in the UK and abroad, it was claimed on Tuesday.
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Shoe Zone raises profit guidance as early summer trading is good

Shoe Zone raises profit guidance as early summer trading is good

​Budget footwear retailer Shoe Zone issued a trading update less than a month ago, but it delivered another on Tuesday and unlike some updates that come in quick succession, this one didn’t contain any bad news.
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