The Fashion Institute of Technology announced on Monday that it has entered into a partnership with the manufacturer and has plans to launch its own branded student-designed apparel and accessories lines.
New Look is continuing its exit strategy from its international operations after its bold plan to build a major global business fell short on the back of changing consumer habits and over-ambitious expansion.
Celebrities are a huge influence on spending in the UK and Britons spend around £6bn a year as a direct result of their desire to tap into celeb lifestyles, a new report claims. Fashion and beauty are key beneficiaries.
There appears to be a question mark around the space given over to fashion in M&S’s physical stores in the future as the company appears to be preparing to focus even more heavily on food than it has done until now.
UK physical stores fashion retail is caught up in a cycle of closures leading to locations declining, followed by even more closures, an analyst said at the weekend, on news that Arcadia is planning store closures.