Premium independent mini-chain Laings, which has stores in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Southampton and Cardiff, will partner with the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Public Desire has appointed former senior buyer at Asos, Fiona Brown, as head of buying for apparel and footwear.
Shop Direct has appointed Boots’ Guy Farmer as group trading director, effective from September.
Carol Sinfield, the former area sales manager at Hockley Mint has joined Shaun Leane as the brand’s new head of wholesale.
Espree silver jewellery has appointed Victoria Louise as its first brand manager.
More than a third of shoppers (35%) say that they would be tempted back to the high street by stores more closely matching the prices of online competitors, a survey has found.
Gucci has appointed Renée E Tirado as global head of diversity, equity and inclusion after the brand was criticised for selling a balaclava-style jumper that some felt referenced “blackface” earlier t
Fashion jewellery brand Trollbeads will open the doors to its first London-based pop-up store this weekend.
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