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Retail crisis set to wipe billions off value of landlords’ portfolios

Four of Britain’s largest listed property companies could have £6 billion in total wiped off the values of their portfolios over only three years...
Chelsea in Bloom

Chelsea in Bloom 2019: the prettiest shopfronts and floral displays in...

If you didn’t manage to secure a ticket for this year’s famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show, fear not. For there’s still an opportunity to enjoy an...
Athleisure

Liposuction rise linked to gym wear trend

More women are seeking liposuction, possibly to get a body that looks good in trendy gym clothing, according to a leading cosmetic surgeon. Rajiv Grover,...
high street clothing

Young to spend less on fashion in fresh blow to the...

Millennials are planning to put the brakes on their fashion spending for the first time since the recession, a potentially worrying sign for the fast-fashion...
Boohoo

Boohoo refuses to let union talk to workers about representation

The booming online fashion retailer Boohoo is refusing to allow trade union officials to discuss recognition for employees months after its founder told MPs...
Ted Baker

From sleeping on the streets to designing for Ted Baker

Jamal Reilly spent years sleeping rough on the streets of London. Now, the 20-year-old has been recruited as a designer for Ted Baker after his...
Levi's

‘It was a piece of magic’: How Levi’s ‘Laundrette’ ad led...

Levi’s ‘Launderette’ ad launched in the UK on Boxing Day, 1985. From its opening shots, where the door of a launderette in small-town America...
Kering Gucci

Gucci owner pledges to stop using underage models

Gucci, Balenciaga and Alexander McQueen are among the fashion houses that will no longer employ models under the age of 18 for adult catwalk...
Landsec

Property giant Landsec takes £500m hit as retail pain bites

Landsec, the UK’s largest property firm, on Tuesday warned that a wave of retail failures has dented the value of its empire by a...
Baftas

Why Daisy May Cooper in a bin bag was the best-dressed...

Of course, women are quite fashionable at the moment,” Steve Coogan quipped at the Baftas. It is true: there was a huge array of...
Harrods

Harrods named as world’s best performing luxury department store

Harrods is the world’s best-performing luxury department store, according to a new study. Research compiled by architects Sybarite and analyst GlobalData, says the iconic Knightsbridge...
Leicester

Leicester: A city fighting fast-fashion sweatshops

It's lunchtime in the heart of Leicester's textile industry, Spinney Hills. Two women are smoking outside a derelict-looking factory building. One says she is Bulgarian,...

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