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Revenues halve at leather goods maker Pittards as pandemic takes its toll

Revenues halve at leather goods maker Pittards as pandemic takes its toll

Revenues at UK-based leather goods manufacturer Pittards dipped by more 45% to £6.6 million in the first half of the year, hurt by the impact of the global pandemic.
Fashion
Business
N Brown sales fall but recovery has begun

N Brown sales fall but recovery has begun

The ​JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo owner said its challenges have continued in 2020 and on Wednesday, the company updated the market on its six months to the end of August, saying product sales fell more than 20%.
Fashion
Business

Studio Retail upbeat after first half, strength continues

​Budget clothing and general merchandise retailer Studio Retail has seen a “strong retail performance” continuing at its Studio operation, driven by strength in its online offer during the first half.
Fashion
Business

The Hut Group buys Perricone MD for $60m

​The news just keeps coming from The Hut Group, the giant UK-based beauty retailer and technology company. On Wednesday, it announced that it had acquired Perricone MD, the popular US prestige skincare brand, for $60m.
Beauty
Business

Trade shows

October's Harrogate Bridal show postponed

October's Harrogate Bridal show postponed

The organisers of Harrogate Bridal Show have confirmed that the event will be postponed to 2021, with a virtual showroom replacing the original October conference.
Fashion
Trade shows
Pure London and Shoptalk organiser Hyve makes more cost savings as revenue plunges

Pure London and Shoptalk organiser Hyve makes more cost savings as revenue plunges

​Tradeshows organiser Hyve Group said on Wednesday that it’s making further cost savings as it issued a trading update and said revenue was down but it remains resilient.
Fashion
Trade shows

Kingpins to launch digital show this October

Created in partnership with sourcing marketplace Material Exchange, the virtual trade show promises "a robust and flexible digital showroom platform," equipped with helpful tools and features for denim mills and buyers.
Fashion
Trade shows

Fashion’s latest online marketplace launches with The Style Pulse

Milan Fashion Week will witness the full launch of a new B2B digital fashion wholesale project named The Style Pulse, with an innovative business model and an experienced global team.
Fashion
Trade shows