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Weekly News Round-up: September 24th-30th

Brexit: Next leads the way as the retailer to prepare for the potential impacts caused by the UK’s divorce from the EU, and brands are beginning to understand the impacts of boarder controls and traffic jams that may result from those. The rise and expansion of modest fashion opens a new market and challenges fashion stereotypes and retail experiences a post summer slump. Tensions escalate between the US and China, and ECB warns against the harms of a trade-war.

Weekly News Round-Up: September 17th-23rd

Brexit and LFW never fail to surprise - last week the fuss was all about the new developments of fashion and in politics. Not so surprisingly, the week also brought more evidence of the troubling landscape in the retail sector, with John Lewis experiencing a drop in weekly fashion sales and Orla Kiely closing down stores in London and Ireland. On the other hand, online retailers are experiencing a boost of confidence, with Farfetch completing its IPO in the New York Stock Exchange and Boohoo experiencing a change in management with a new CEO.

Weekly News Round-Up: September 10th-16th

Expectations for London Fashion Week, the stepping down of Alibaba’s Chairman and decisions made on the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market - the news of this week reflects anticipation and speculation on the changes happening across the industry.