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New Bazaarvoice tools help firms measure impact of Facebook organic content

New Bazaarvoice tools help firms measure impact of Facebook organic content

​Bazaarvoice — the provider of product reviews and UGC solutions — has unveiled new tools to allow tracking and optimisation of top-performing posts to drive more sales/revenue through social channels. 
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November shopping patterns raise fears for December, but fashion stays buoyant

November shopping patterns raise fears for December, but fashion stays buoyant

​BDO's latest report showed November UK retail sales continuing to rise with fashion fairly strong. But there are fears that shoppers have largely completed their Christmas shopping and December may be weak.
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Primark performance "encouraging" in new financial year, opens latest French store on Friday

Primark performance "encouraging" in new financial year, opens latest French store on Friday

​It was a very brief update, but a welcome one nonetheless. Ahead of its annual general meeting on Friday, Primark owner ABF issued a statement saying that all is going well at the budget fashion chain.
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Desigual strengthens presence in Paris with two strategic store openings

Desigual strengthens presence in Paris with two strategic store openings

The Barcelona-based brand will open two new stores in the French capital this December, namely in the Marais and Saint-Germain-des-Prés districts, after gradually restructuring its retail business in recent years.
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Amazon to roll out TikTok-like shopping experience in social commerce push

Amazon to roll out TikTok-like shopping experience in social commerce push

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it will roll out a TikTok-like feed on its e-commerce app, hoping to attract new shoppers through a stream of photos and videos from their favorite influencers.
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Zalando extends offer to underrepresented communities

Zalando extends offer to underrepresented communities

The Berlin-based platform has expanded its offering of "black-owned" brands. Among them, Karl Kani, Aaron Wallace and Thebe Magugu. It has also extended its offer of products related to disability.
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Zalando, Copenhagen Fashion Week reveal sustainability award finalists

Zalando, Copenhagen Fashion Week reveal sustainability award finalists

The all-female trio of finalists are TG Botanical from Ukraine, Selam Fessahaye from Sweden and Stamm from Denmark. The award ceremony will take place on February 2 during Copenhagen Fashion Week.
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The political stance, a new paradigm in fashion?

The political stance, a new paradigm in fashion?

The majority of young consumers expect brands to be socially committed. An approach, presented in Paris during the Fashion Reboot and conducted by the IFM, provides the key to understanding their expectations.
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The Mission acquires Influence Sports & Media for £1.5m

The Mission acquires Influence Sports & Media for £1.5m

​Digital marketing and communications group Mission’s agency Mongoose has acquired Influence Sports & Media for an initial consideration of £1.5 million.
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THG links with Bynder to scale up personal digital experiences

THG links with Bynder to scale up personal digital experiences

Digital asset management company Bynder has partnered with THG Ingenuity, THG’s proprietary technology platform that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers globally.
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Berwick Street welcomes new pop-ups as Shaftesbury unveils 11 new retail units

Berwick Street welcomes new pop-ups as Shaftesbury unveils 11 new retail units

London’s Berwick Street Market continues its transformation into a style-driven niche retail location. The latest upgrade comes as property giant Shaftesbury unveils 11 new units in the heart of Soho.
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Half of UK consumers to spend less on fashion this Christmas - report

Half of UK consumers to spend less on fashion this Christmas - report

​Consumers have taken a “direct hit” as the cost-of-living crisis eats into their Christmas finances and that’s going to dent their fashion spend, a new study from tax, audit and consultancy firm RSM claims.
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Most UK consumers are switching on to pre-loved says Amazon survey

Most UK consumers are switching on to pre-loved says Amazon survey

​We all know that pre-owned interest is seeing a strong upswing and now, a new Amazon survey has highlighted that more than half of British people say they’d welcome a pre-loved present this Christmas.
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Brand Machine Group creates new Chief Technology and Operating Officer role

Brand Machine Group creates new Chief Technology and Operating Officer role

​Brand Machine Group (BMG) has named Daljit Bhasin as Chief Technology and Operating Officer. The new position comes as part of the retail group's push towards global expansion.
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In The Style mulls sale, CEO steps down as founder resumes top job

In The Style mulls sale, CEO steps down as founder resumes top job

​In The Style — the influencer collab-based womenswear e-tailer — released its interim results on Thursday. But bigger news was a strategic review, and to cut a long story short, the business is potentially up for sale.
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Acquisitions drive Flannels owner Frasers Group revenue upwards, has big plans for 2023

Acquisitions drive Flannels owner Frasers Group revenue upwards, has big plans for 2023

​Frasers Group’s results for the six month to late October showed the company continuing to prosper, even against a tough backdrop, with overall revenue up 12.7% at £2.638 billion. 
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