Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

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#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

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Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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A look from the Dior capsule collection for Isetan.

Fashion Features

Dior Goes Dotty for Pop-up at Isetan, Dons Velvet for Shop at Harrods

Maria Grazia Chiuri has designed a capsule collection for the Isetan unit, while Dior velvet accessories will make their debut at Harrods.

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Daniella Vitale at the WWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit 2017.


EXCLUSIVE: Tiffany & Co.’s Daniella Vitale Joins Moose Knuckles’ Board

Meanwhile, the luxury men’s and women’s brand, which sells $1,000 parkas and $240 baseball caps, continues to grow — even in the era of coronavirus.

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London retail reopens following the Covid-19 closures.


Facing ‘Toughest Year in Recent History,’ Selfridges to Cut 450 Jobs

Group MD Anne Pitcher sent a letter to staff on Tuesday outlining the store’s post-pandemic plan, and warning “recovery will be slow.”

clock July 28, 2020Samantha Conti

A Boots sign outside a Boots pharmacy in central London, Britain, 09 July 2020. High Street pharmacy Boots has announced it is to cut some four thousand jobs as it prepares to close some stores due to the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus. The UK's economy has suffered a two percent fall, its worst decline since the 2008 financial crash.Boots to cut jobs, London, United Kingdom - 09 Jul 2020


British Retailers Boots, John Lewis to Lay Off Thousands, Shut Stores

High-street retailers, and jobs, have been evaporating as U.K. consumers quickly switched to online shopping during the COVID-19 lockdown.

clock July 9, 2020Samantha Conti

The new Harrods Outlet at Westfield London.


Harrods Outlet, a First for the Retailer, Opens at Westfield London

The Outlet is stocking sale merchandise across nearly all Harrods’ categories, and will remain open through March 2021.

clock July 3, 2020Samantha Conti

Business Features

Harrods, Topshop, John Lewis to Lay Off Staff as COVID-19 Ebbs in U.K.

Stores may have reopened two weeks ago, but they’ve only just begun to count the cost of lockdown closures, and new social distancing measures.

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The MallLakeside shopping centre, Thurrock, Essex, Britain - 2008


U.K. Mall Operator Intu in Administration

Ravaged by store closures, late rent payments and COVID-19 lockdown measures, the troubled company has been unable to strike a deal with creditors.

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London retail reopens following the Covid-19 closures.


Londoners Look for Treats, Bargains as Retail Reopens in British Capital

This was not a day for big-ticket purchases, or investment dressing. As stores reopened after more than two months, Londoners were looking for discounts and deals.

clock June 16, 2020Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi and Tianwei Zhang


Harrods to Reopen Knightsbridge, Sets First Outlet Store in London

Harrods said its new luxury outlet at Westfield London will stock sale items and take pressure off the Knightsbridge store, which will reopen on June 15.

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Rob Zeidel Moose Knuckles

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Moose Knuckles Names Rob Zeidel Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

The luxury brand is known for selling fashion parkas with price tags of $900 on up. 

clock May 22, 2020Kellie Ell

A page from the Beyond app featuring a Cult Gaia bag.


‘Revenge Buying’ in China: BorderX Lab Sees Brisk Sales in Handbags and Shoes

Streetwear and sneakers and beauty are the leading categories on the Beyond app.

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A night-time view of Harrods.


Coronavirus Impact: Harrods Closes Its Doors, Keeps Food Hall and Pharmacy Open

The British department store will be closing as of 7 p.m. today, as a response to COVID-19 uncertainty.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: London Retail Remains Open

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A Tale of Two Cities: Some London Retailers Shut, Others Defy the Virus

Retailers including Harrods, Selfridges and SpaceNK are keeping their doors open despite dwindling footfall, while others have shuttered temporarily.

clock March 17, 2020Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi and Fiona Ma

Alexis Mabille RTW Spring 2020

Fashion Scoops

Alexis Mabille to Switch to Exclusive RTW Collections

The designer is dropping seasonal collections in favor of exclusive lines designed for a reduced number of key retail partners.

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Duck & Dry Spitalfields

Fashion Features

Eat, Watch, Wander and Work Out at the New London Hotspots

After all, who can live on fashion alone?

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