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Sunday, February 25, 2018
Gap brand chief steps down  (2018-02-20)
  US specialty retailer Gap Inc has revealed Jeff Kirwan, president and CEO of its namesake brand, is to leave the company after agreeing with CEO Art Peck, that now is an "appropriate time for a change in leadership".
Harvey Nichols buying boss steps down  (2018-02-20)
  UK department store retailer Harvey Nichols has confirmed to just-style its group fashion buying director, Anita Barr, has left the business.
In The Style taps River Island exec as buying chief  (2018-02-20)
  Mobile-first fashion brand In The Style continues to expand senior management team with the appointment of River Island e-commerce merchandising manager James Malysz as its new head of buying and merchandising.
BFC inks strategic partnership with the Arab Fashion Council  (2018-02-20)
  The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced a multi-year partnership with the Arab Fashion Council (AFC) in a bid to deliver a growth strategy for the fashion industry within the Arab World and to provide a gateway in to the region for British and international brands without a foothold there currently.
New platform helps UK fashion brands break China  (2018-02-20)
  British fashion could get a boost thanks to a new platform that aims to help Chinese buyers build relationships with menswear brands in the UK and streamline processes.
Texprocess Americas 2018 to host German innovations  (2018-02-20)
  The 15th edition of Techtextil North America, and the fourth edition of the Texprocess Americas trade fair, are returning later this year with 66 companies from the German textile, textile-machinery and garment-technology industries due to make presentations at the 'High-Tex from Germany' exhibition.
Li & Fung looks to build supplier relationships with Lavion appointment  (2018-02-20)
  Global sourcing specialist Li & Fung has appointed Valerie Lavion as head of its childrenswear platform and department stores in North America in a move aimed at building stronger relationships with its suppliers and accelerating efforts to drive speed and innovation.
Amazon stealing US apparel sales from top retailers  (2018-02-20)
  Amazon is stealing apparel sales from the likes of Target, Macy's, JC Penney and Kohl's, a new survey has found, as the online retail behemoth ramps up its efforts to grow its share of the fashion market.
Kering and LCF launch first open-access digital sustainability course   (2018-02-20)
  Kering has partnered with London College of Fashion (LCF) to launch what it claims is the world's first open-access digital course in luxury fashion and sustainability.
New online platform to drive circular economy  (2018-02-19)
  A non-profit organisation in the Netherlands is to launch a new online platform that aims to mobilise a global community of cities, businesses, and citizens to solve universal challenges with circular solutions.
Arcadia dismisses sale reports - Update  (2018-02-19)
  Retail giant Arcadia Group has dismissed reports owner Sir Philip Green is considering selling all or part of the Arcadia empire in a move that could have seen the retail tycoon quit the UK high street.
New automated tech sorts mixed post-consumer textiles   (2018-02-19)
  A non-profit organisation in the Netherlands has launched a new automated technology that sorts large volumes of mixed post-consumer textiles based on material composition.
Mexico's Ivonne to streamline processes with PLM  (2018-02-19)
  Mexican women's apparel and footwear brand Ivonne SA de CV is implementing a new suite of fashion business software solutions to streamline processes across the business.
Grosso Moda selects PLM to boost speed  (2018-02-19)
  Grosso Moda, a global fashion design and manufacturing company, has invested in a digitising solution from apparel software and systems supplier Gerber Technology to meet speed and Industry 4.0 trends.
Infor gives order management a boost  (2018-02-19)
  Cloud software provider Infor has developed a new solution aimed at helping brands and retailers improve omni-shopping experiences by enabling a new level of flexibility in orchestrating inventory.

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