Leicester goes into local lockdown

LEICESTER GOES INTO LOCAL LOCKDOWN

Leicester has become the first city in the UK to be put under further lockdown restrictions amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in the region.

Competition watchdog ousts chairman

COMPETITION WATCHDOG OUSTS CHAIRMAN

The chairman of the UK's competition watchdog has reportedly been forced to step down three after a row with the organisation's chief...

 
 
 
Lululemon to acquire home fitness startup

LULULEMON TO ACQUIRE HOME FITNESS STARTUP

Canadian activewear giant Lululemon has announced plans to acquire home exercise startup Mirror for $500m .

Seafolly falls into administration

SEAFOLLY FALLS INTO ADMINISTRATION

Australian swimwear brand Seafolly has reportedly fallen into administration, citing the pandemic as a key reason for its collapse.

 
 
 
New Look warns landlords of pre-pack

NEW LOOK WARNS LANDLORDS OF PRE-PACK

New Look is warning landlords that it might have to launch a pre-pack administration if they continue to block the retailer's attempts...

Could M&S or Next restore Victoria's Secret to its former glory?

COULD M&S OR NEXT RESTORE VICTORIA'S SECRET TO ITS FORMER GLORY?

Two high street giants, Next and M&S, are reportedly competing to buy the UK franchise of Victoria's Secret. Drapers assesses the lingerie...

 
 
 
Sales slump at H&M Group

SALES SLUMP AT H&M GROUP

Net sales at Swedish giant the H&M Group dropped by 23% to SEK83.61bn in the six months to 31 May as coronavirus had a “significant”...

The Monday Briefing: Victoria's Secret, TM Lewin, The Hut Group

THE MONDAY BRIEFING: VICTORIA'S SECRET, TM LEWIN, THE HUT GROUP

What you need to know from this weekend's news.

 
 
 
A new approach to restructuring

A NEW APPROACH TO RESTRUCTURING

A new wave of restructurings and acquisitions is hitting the fashion retail sector as the coronavirus support schemes are coming to...

Intu: what happens next?

INTU: WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

What is the outlook for Intu's 17 UK shopping centres, after the landlord collapsed into administration earlier today?

 
 
 
Yeezy teams up with Gap

YEEZY TEAMS UP WITH GAP

Kanye West's Yeezy label has struck a deal with Gap to launch a collaborative apparel collection through the retailer's stores and...

Intu falls into administration

INTU FALLS INTO ADMINISTRATION

UK shopping centre owner Intu has collapsed into administration after negotiations with its lenders failed ahead of today's debt covenant...

 
 
 
Oliver Bonas secures £3.5m coronavirus funding

OLIVER BONAS SECURES £3.5M CORONAVIRUS FUNDING

Lifestyle retailer Oliver Bonas has secured £3.5m in additional funding via the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme , to...

Nike swings to quarterly loss

NIKE SWINGS TO QUARTERLY LOSS

Sports giant Nike has swung to a quarterly loss of $790m for the three months to 31 May, hit by global coronavirus store closures.

 
 
 
New finance boss for Sosandar

NEW FINANCE BOSS FOR SOSANDAR

Womenswear etailer Sosandar has appointed Regatta Group's Stephen Dilks as its new finance director.

Intu 'likely' to appoint administrator

INTU 'LIKELY' TO APPOINT ADMINISTRATOR

UK shopping centre owner Intu Properties has said it is “likely” to appoint administrators after negotiations with its lenders stalled...

 
 
 
Boohoo launches £150m reward scheme

BOOHOO LAUNCHES £150M REWARD SCHEME

Boohoo Group is to introduce a new £150m management incentive plan for the next three years.

Matalan appoints new chairman

MATALAN APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN

Matalan has appointed former Dreams chairman Steve Johnson as its new chairman.

 
 
 
June retail rent payments decimated

JUNE RETAIL RENT PAYMENTS DECIMATED

UK retailers paid just 13.8% of their rent at yesterday's quarterly payment date, as they continue to wrestle with their property portfolio...

Coronavirus casts shadow over UK manufacturing

CORONAVIRUS CASTS SHADOW OVER UK MANUFACTURING

British brands Mulberry and Laura Ashley are shutting their UK factory operations because of coronavirus. Drapers explores whether...

 
 
 



Dermstore Anniversary Sale 2020 + Skincare Check-in!

Dermstore Anniversary Sale 2020 + Skincare Check-in!

Dermstore's Anniversary Event is live - save up to 25% off with code CELEBRATE, now through August 17th. I'm looking to stock up on some skincare items, so I'll be shopping... Read more ...

TikTok reportedly plans to sue the Trump administration over ban

TikTok reportedly plans to sue the Trump administration over ban

In case you missed it - which seems pretty unlikely, but still - Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday night that effectively bans TikTok in the US. Taking effect... Read more ...

Kanye West and North Dance Together as Kim Kardashian Laughs After Family...

Kanye West and North Dance Together as Kim Kardashian Laughs After Family Tension

Family over everything! Kim Kardashian captured the sweetest moment between husband Kanye West and eldest daughter, North West, on Friday, August 7. In a clip posted to Kanye's... Read more ...

Demi Lovato and Fiance Max Ehrich Do Dinner With BFF Nikita Dragun at Nobu

Demi Lovato and Fiance Max Ehrich Do Dinner With BFF Nikita Dragun at Nobu

Dinner date! Demi Lovato and her fiancé, Max Ehrich, were spotted leaving Nobu restaurant in Malibu after dining with YouTuber Nikita Dragun on August 7. The cute trio was all... Read more ...

Megan Thee Stallion May Love a Shimmery Eye Look, but She Also Loves a...

Megan Thee Stallion May Love a Shimmery Eye Look, but She Also Loves a No-Makeup Moment

If there's anything Megan Thee Stallion loves, it's makeup. It's become known throughout her rise to fame throughout the last year that the rapper frequently does her own glam... Read more ...

Treat and Prevent Pesky Razor Burn With These Expert Tips

Treat and Prevent Pesky Razor Burn With These Expert Tips

Welcome to your skin check-in with Life & Style's resident health and beauty expert, Dr. Will Kirby, a celebrity dermatologist and Chief Medical Officer of LaserAway. Every... Read more ...

More Bon Appétit Test Kitchen stars exit amid disputes with Condé Nast

More Bon Appétit Test Kitchen stars exit amid disputes with Condé Nast

The talent roster behind the popular Bon Appétit Test Kitchen series on YouTube continues to unravel. Read more ...

29 Pieces I'm Buying to Transition My Summer Wardrobe to Fall

29 Pieces I'm Buying to Transition My Summer Wardrobe to Fall

It's that confusing time of year: It's still warm, but my favorite brands are promoting all things fall. Jeans and boots are slowly trickling into my shopping cart, but it's... Read more ...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Kids Are Motivating Them to ‘Work on...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Kids Are Motivating Them to ‘Work on Marriage' Amid Drama

Kim Kardashian “hates the idea” of her eldest daughter, North West, moving to Wyoming with dad Kanye West, a source exclusively tells In Touch. The thought of “tearing their... Read more ...

Netflix's Skin Decision Is the Modern “Makeover” Show That We Need On TV

Netflix's Skin Decision Is the Modern “Makeover” Show That We Need On TV

I vividly remember coming home from high school, making a snack, and sitting on the couch to watch Botched. I've always enjoyed those crazy plastic surgery shows and watching... Read more ...