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Global fashion brand winners and losers in 2023

Fashion companies during 2023 were hungry for growth and looked to realise those ambitions predominantly through aggressive acquisition sprees, ramping…

ETI clears Next in Türkiye supplier dispute, advises ‘good will gesture’

Independent body the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) has concluded the workers at Türkiye supplier Neo Trend were "treated poorly", however…

Signal: Unseasonable weather impacts European apparel brand results

Fast fashion brands have been defying the traditional four fashion seasons for decades, as products make their way to consumers…

Leicester garment workers urge Next, M&S to explore UK manufacturing

A lot of conversations have started on the back of the Labour Behind the Label rally on 1 October but…

Next raises FY forecast after strong Q3 Autumn sales, despite warm weather

Next says sales growth in Q3 2023 had been variable, which it attributed to changing weather conditions in the UK,…

Next to acquire FatFace in £115.2m deal

Following rumours earlier this week Next has confirmed it is purchasing FatFace with the consideration being settled partly in cash…

Signal: Next’s FatFace acquisition would be a win-win

While Next Plc, FatFace and Rothschild, all declined to comment on speculation they were in talks over a potential deal,…

Next ‘weighing’ £100m deal for FatFace

Sky News reports a deal by Next to acquire FatFace is in its final stages and comes just three years…

Next in profit lift hat-trick for H1 as consumer demand holds up

Leicester-headquartered Next beat its expectations for the third time in its results for the six months to July. The revision…

Next acquires further 34% stake in Reiss: a win-win move say experts

Next says since its initial investment in March 2021, Reiss has performed “exceptionally well”. Next’s Total Platform is expected to…