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Strass, rock and champagne at the Celine show in Los Angeles

Strass, rock and champagne at the Celine show in Los Angeles

French fashion house Celine and its star creative director, Hedi Slimane, hosted a show in Los Angeles this Thursday, December 8, at the Wiltern Theater. A historic venue, perfect to present its 2023 Winter collection.
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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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Celine's sales have skyrocketed since Hedi Slimane's arrival

Celine's sales have skyrocketed since Hedi Slimane's arrival

Despite the pandemic, the LVMH-owned luxury label has been experiencing strong growth since 2018. FashionNetwork.com has obtained detailed results for Celine S.A., which hint at the label’s fine global performance.
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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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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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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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Rent the Runway posts record sales quarter, continues to narrow losses

Rent the Runway posts record sales quarter, continues to narrow losses

Rent the Runway announced on Wednesday record quarterly revenues for the three months ending October 31, on the back of double-digit growth in subscriber numbers, helping the rental platform narrow earnings losses. 
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Elon Musk loses title of world's richest man to LVMH's Arnault

Elon Musk loses title of world's richest man to LVMH's Arnault

Elon Musk lost his title as the world's richest person on Wednesday, following his expensive bets to buy the social media firm and selling stocks of his electric-car company to fund the $44 billion deal.
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Last Corner Shop of 2022 goes silver and sustainable at Selfridges

Last Corner Shop of 2022 goes silver and sustainable at Selfridges

Selfridges has opened a silver-themed Reselfridges pop-up at the London flagship store until 8 January. It's part of the fashion retailer’s wider Project Earth mission "to change the way people shop".
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Burberry in long-term tie-up with youth charity OnSide

Burberry in long-term tie-up with youth charity OnSide

Drawing on the community spirit of its founder Thomas Burberry, luxury fashion house Burberry has formed a long-term partnership with youth charity OnSide “to help alleviate the impact of the cost-of-living crisis”.
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Crisis charity event is back on Savile Row for festive season

Crisis charity event is back on Savile Row for festive season

London’s Savile Row is showing its charitable side again this festive season. The upscale menswear retail area has reintroduced ‘Crisis at the Cop Shop’, a Christmas charity fundraiser hosted at a former police station.
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Louis Vuitton wants to recruit 9,000 people by 2025 through its new career site

Louis Vuitton wants to recruit 9,000 people by 2025 through its new career site

New image, expanded content, easy access... LVMH's flagship company is revitalizing its Louis Vuitton Jobs recruitment site with the goal of hiring 9,000 people by 2025.
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Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s photography right-hand man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s photography right-hand man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s right-hand-man for his all photography projects, has died at 74. He was ever present at shoots Karl did for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label, and all his editorial projects.
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Retail "most resilient real estate asset class" in 2022 - Savills report

Retail "most resilient real estate asset class" in 2022 - Savills report

​Retail may have had it tough in recent years, with lots of negative headlines. But a new report says it's turning out to be the most resilient real estate asset class this year, enjoying major investment.
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Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry is expanding its cultural and community credentials, announcing a partnership with Leeds 2023, tying itself into a year-long celebration with the city and the wider West Yorkshire region.
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