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Ikea reopens for online fire sale in Russia before market exit

Ikea reopens for online fire sale in Russia before market exit

Ikea will open for business for a final time in Russia on Tuesday, with customers permitted to buy goods in an online-only fire sale before it winds down its operations in a market to which it hopes one day to return.
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Revolut launches card reader for retailers

Revolut launches card reader for retailers

London-based fintech business Revolut wants to speed up high street customer transactions by launching its first card reader.
Fashion
Snowleader signs license deal to design, distribute Eider in Europe

Snowleader signs license deal to design, distribute Eider in Europe

By signing a license agreement with K2 to design and distribute in Europe mountaineering brand Eider, French outdoor apparel and equipment e-tailer Snowleader has entered a new development phase.
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Battersea Power Station makeover is 'complete' as it prepares for autumn opening

Battersea Power Station makeover is 'complete' as it prepares for autumn opening

The radical makeover of Battersea Power Station has reached “practical completion” ahead of the grand opening as a major London retail destination this autumn.
Fashion
Klarna links with Visa for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 campaign

Klarna links with Visa for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 campaign

​Easy payments financier Klarna has launched a campaign with credit/debit card giant Visa to promote its own Klarna card during the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 football tournament which runs across 6-31 July in England. 
Fashion
Change at the top of Very Group, Lionel Desclée to become CEO

Change at the top of Very Group, Lionel Desclée to become CEO

​The Very Group is losing its CEO of four-and-a-half years, Henry Birch, but it’s gaining a big name with an impressive international background.
Fashion
Clothing is a bright spot in Sainsbury's trading update

Clothing is a bright spot in Sainsbury's trading update

​Sainsbury's, one of the UK's biggest supermarkets and the owner of the giant Tu clothing brand, issued a trading statement for the 16 weeks to the end of June on Tuesday and its fashion ops are doing reasonably well.
Fashion
M&S adds third-party brands for back-to-school season

M&S adds third-party brands for back-to-school season

M&S is hoping its third-party brands success to continue into the back-to-school (BTS) category, adding a host of related names to the important trading season.
Fashion
Seasalt sale process halted on verge of Next deal - report

Seasalt sale process halted on verge of Next deal - report

​Only days after news that the sale process for Boots has been cancelled after prospective new owners failed to meet the expected price, it has emerged that fashion chain Seasalt has also scrapped its sale plans.
Fashion
Selfridges adds Formula One experience to London flagship

Selfridges adds Formula One experience to London flagship

​With the British Grand Prix having taken place at the weekend, and moving to Austria, France and Hungary later in July, Selfridges is aiming to tap into F1 frenzy and has opened a new experience as its London flagship.
Luxury
IFM and Ami present their first entrepreneurship award

IFM and Ami present their first entrepreneurship award

A panel of art and culture experts, led by Alexandre Mattiussi and Nicolas Santi-Weil from Ami, awarded the first prize to the duo, Atxi X Sed Nove Studio, for their innovative work on leather.
Fashion
Britons rein in online shopping as cost of living bites - report

Britons rein in online shopping as cost of living bites - report

As the cost-of-living crisis escalates, a “significant” section of the UK public has pulled back on online shopping in the last six months, a new report from research platform Attest finds.
Fashion
Fimi relies on globalization to return to normality

Fimi relies on globalization to return to normality

The children's fashion fair held in Valencia from June 17 to 19 wrapped up its latest edition with 123 participating brands and its sights set abroad, as well as making progress in innovation and sustainability. 
Fashion
Kate Moss becomes Diet Coke 'Creative Director', brand also links with LFW

Kate Moss becomes Diet Coke 'Creative Director', brand also links with LFW

Here’s an interesting development. In the brand’s 40th year, Diet Coke has appointed its first Creative Director in over a decade with Kate Moss stepping up.
Fashion
Laura Ashley to launch 70th anniversary product with Mamas & Papas

Laura Ashley to launch 70th anniversary product with Mamas & Papas

​Laura Ashley has revealed plans for a collab with kidswear and nursery retailer Mamas & Papas. It’s part of the firm’s celebration of the label’s 70th anniversary next year.
Fashion
Hotter owner Unbound names brand partners for new platform, Birkenstock, Geox are on the list

Hotter owner Unbound names brand partners for new platform, Birkenstock, Geox are on the list

Unbound Group on Thursday unveiled the first raft of brands that will be part of the new curated multibrand platform to be launched by the owner of the Hotter Shoes brand.
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