The British Fashion Council has announced the names of 45 finalists for The Fashion Awards 2017; with five finalists in each category, and few major surprises – with many creators nominated for a second time.
Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher is planning to bring more ‘excitement’ into its stores by reducing clutter on the shop floor, as the company faces backlash for reportedly asking for unreasonable supplier discounts.
JCPenney has added smartwatches to its jewelry division across 245 stores, aiming to boost foot traffic. It has also rebranded its jewelry section across all stores and is targeting bridal customers this holiday.
A one-stop shop for all things bridal is set to open in a building close to London’s Oxford Street with entrepreneur George Hammer, the beauty entrepreneur who founded the Urban Retreat brand, launching the new concept.
The Harvey Weinstein scandal is hitting the business of British designer Georgina Chapman with her and Keren Craig’s Marchesa label seeing plans for a licensed jewellery line being dropped by the licensee.