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Shock but not surprise: Topshop-owner’s collapse was ‘a long time coming’
The company blamed its collapse on Covid. Analysts say otherwise. Image: Bigstock

Shock but not surprise: Topshop-owner’s collapse was ‘a long time coming’

When Arcadia Group’s chief executive Ian Grabiner announced the appointment of administrators on Monday evening UK time, he cited the impact of Covid-19, including prolonged store closures, as the leading caus...
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Fashion & accessories Archives

RipCurl balances out struggling Kathmandu in first quarter

Outdoor fashion group Kathmandu has seen group sales for the first quarter of FY21 72 per cent above last year, benefiti...

From the source: Maggie Marilyn

Find out why Michelle Obama and Meghan Markle love this New Zealand womenswear brand so much.

Nike gets local with new Nike Unite store concept

Nike has unveiled another new core retail format as it continues on its path of reducing its channel partners and focusi...

Blundstone’s secret to survival? A mix of strategy and sheer luck

Blundstone CEO Steve Gunn reflects on the brand’s 150-year history and its recent surge in popularity.

Q&A: Inside the life of a personal shopper

We chat with The Quarterly Edit about what it takes to successfully style clients and offer them fashion advice.

Why the resale market is thriving

The second-hand fashion market had been a bright spot in the broader Covid retail slump.

The startup roundup: Three sustainable swimwear brands you need to know

Three startups walk us through the process of the production of their sustainable swimwear range from the materials and ...

Second life: How The Archive Place is changing the game for designer fashion

This Aussie start-up sells out-of-season luxury and designer pieces to customers.

From the source: Yuki Yamada, Uniqlo Singapore & Malaysia

We chat with Uniqlo’s CEO about the unveiling of a Uniqlo theme park, the launch of new localised store concepts and how...

Five minutes with Aria Wigneswaran, Depop

We chat with Depop general manager Aria Wigneswaran about the bright future for circular fashion

Covid fears will drive smart clothing uptake in Asia Pacific

Smart Covid-19 features will drive the adoption of smart clothing across the APAC region during the next two years, acco...

Video: How Reebok is breaking down barriers for women

Long before social media campaigns and the term ‘corporate social responsibility’ was a common term in busin...

Startup roundup: Marketing in the time of Covid-19

Three startups tell us how Covid-19 has impacted their marketing style.

How Indigenous brands are turning a wave of support into lasting change

The level of interest in Indigenous brands has never been greater. These business leaders want to make sure it stays tha...
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From the source: Clothing the Gap

This social enterprise sells cool tees with a message and aims to unite Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.