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Crabtree & Evelyn losses halve as stores closed and brand moves online

Beauty-products brand Crabtree & Evelyn halved its losses in the first half of the year as parent, Hong Kong-listed Nan Hai Corporation continued its move from offline to online.

Shrinking Forever 21 may seek bankruptcy protection

Californian fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy protection after failing to reach a deal to refinance its heavy debt load.

Australia’s The Source Bulk Foods opens in Singapore

Australia’s largest bulk foods and zero waste retailer The Source Bulk Foods has unveiled its first outlet in Singapore.

The North Face reveals its future with New York store

Activewear label The North Face has initiated its global retail strategy with the opening of a new store in Manhattan’s SoHo neighbourhood last Friday.

Online fashion retailer Boohoo set to buy Karen Millen and Coast – updated

Fast-growing pure-play online fashion retailer Boohoo is preparing to acquire the Karen Millan and Coast brands.

Sephora data breach impacts Asia-Pacific customers

A Sephora data breach has been confirmed, spanning customers from Hong Kong across Southeast Asia and into Australasia.

Jollibee to buy The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf for US$350 million

Philippine restaurant operator Jollibee Foods is to buy US cafe brand The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf outright for US$350 million.

Riccardo Tisci makes magic at Burberry

Burberry is hailing the success of new creative director Riccardo Tisci as its June-quarter same-store sales grew by 4 per cent.

Reinvented Crabtree & Evelyn plans flagship stores across Asia

Beauty products brand Crabtree & Evelyn is preparing to relaunch online ahead of opening flagship stores in major Asian cities.

Superdry spins into loss as new management tries to restore sales

Struggling lifestyle-fashion label Superdry has reported a loss of £85.4 million, a sharp turnaround after the £65.3 million profit of the prior year.

Net-A-Porter targets high end with EIP Prive

Net-A-Porter will this month launch EIP Prive, an invitation-only luxury digital destination for its most loyal customers to discover the world’s most sought-after high jewellery and watches.

H&M to scale back store openings and focus online

H&M says it will scale back its store-opening program in the year ahead, and reported strong sales in its stores this month.

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