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Amazon to create 10,0000 new UK jobs, corporate fashion roles included

Amazon to create 10,0000 new UK jobs, corporate fashion roles included

​Amazon will create 10,000 new permanent jobs in the United Kingdom in 2021, taking its total workforce in the country to more than 55,000, it said on Friday.
Fashion
Industry
Amanda Wakeley in administration after struggling in pandemic

Amanda Wakeley in administration after struggling in pandemic

​Amanda Wakeley is the latest UK fashion firm to collapse due to pressures created by the ongoing pandemic. The firm announced Friday that it had gone into administration with some jobs being cut as a buyer is sought.
Fashion
Business

Burberry not hurt by Xinjiang coon row says CEO

​Burberry’s all-important sales in China don’t seem to have been hurt too much by the row over its stance on Xinjiang cotton, it emerged following the release of its full-year results this week.
Luxury
Business

Farfetch revenues leap ahead as 2021 starts with a bang

Farfetch has reported another big leap forward in terms of gross merchandise value (GMV) and digital platform GMV as it continues benefit from consumers shifting online both generally and due to the pandemic.
Luxury
Business

Trade shows

French fashion trade shows preparing to stage physical sessions again

French fashion trade shows preparing to stage physical sessions again

As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
Fashion
Trade shows
Copenhagen Fashion week plans physical return in August

Copenhagen Fashion week plans physical return in August

​Copenhagen Fashion Week is to return physically for SS22 in August. It will run at the same time as tradeshows CIFF and Revolver as fashion events across Europe start their physical comeback.
Fashion
Trade shows

Italy's White trade show confirms June, September dates

The Milan fashion and accessories show will return in phygital format with the WSM event on June 19-21, and is set to welcome back its participants in person on September 23-26 in the city’s Tortona Fashion District.
Fashion
Trade shows

Barcelona Bridal Week cancels next edition

The trade event dedicated to the wedding world, organized by Fira de Barcelona, has cancelled its June edition due to the travel restrictions affecting 75% of its participants. The event may be held later in the year.
Fashion
Trade shows