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Lululemon sees downbeat quarter as inflation-hit consumers turn cautious

Lululemon sees downbeat quarter as inflation-hit consumers turn cautious

Lululemon Athletica Inc on Thursday forecast holiday-quarter revenue and profit largely below analysts' estimates, as shoppers turn cautious about spending on higher-priced clothing amid decades-high inflation. 
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Puma appoints Maria Valdes as chief product officer

Puma appoints Maria Valdes as chief product officer

In her new role, Valdes, will be responsible for various divisions including sportstyle, motorsports, teamsports, running/training, basketball and accessories, among other.
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Go Sport’s managing director Benoît Verdier leaves

Go Sport’s managing director Benoît Verdier leaves

The executive, who had taken charge of the French sporting goods retailer in late February, left the company on December 1, according to Sport Guide. Wilhelm Hubner and Samuel Alimi have replaced him as interim.
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The Mission acquires Influence Sports & Media for £1.5m

The Mission acquires Influence Sports & Media for £1.5m

​Digital marketing and communications group Mission’s agency Mongoose has acquired Influence Sports & Media for an initial consideration of £1.5 million.
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JD Sports and Snap convert Oxford Street store facia into arcade game using AR

JD Sports and Snap convert Oxford Street store facia into arcade game using AR

Already a big attraction on London’s Oxford Street, the JD Sports flagship store has upped its game – literally. Using augmented reality (AR), the retailer has transformed the store’s facia into an arcade machine game.
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Acquisitions drive Flannels owner Frasers Group revenue upwards, has big plans for 2023

Acquisitions drive Flannels owner Frasers Group revenue upwards, has big plans for 2023

​Frasers Group’s results for the six month to late October showed the company continuing to prosper, even against a tough backdrop, with overall revenue up 12.7% at £2.638 billion. 
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London Designer Outlet Black Friday sales beat pre-pandemic level

London Designer Outlet Black Friday sales beat pre-pandemic level

​The point at which brands, retailers and destinations equal or exceed key measures from before the pandemic is being closely watched and Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet has just hit a key milestone on this front.
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PrettyLittleThing's sales up, profits dip in latest yearly results

PrettyLittleThing's sales up, profits dip in latest yearly results

A slender rise in annual sales for fashion brand PrettyLittleThing was driven by positive performances in its core UK and US regions in the 12 months to 28 February, its latest accounts filed at Companies House show. 
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Castore links up 007 for capsule collection to explore 'the inner Bond'

Castore links up 007 for capsule collection to explore 'the inner Bond'

Castore’s hunger for expansion isn’t confined to the realms of top-level sports. The premium sportswear brand has joined up with fabled British spy 007 to create a 12-piece capsule collection.
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Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s photography right-hand man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s photography right-hand man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s right-hand-man for his all photography projects, has died at 74. He was ever present at shoots Karl did for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label, and all his editorial projects.
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Fanatics raises $700 mln in Clearlake-led round

Fanatics raises $700 mln in Clearlake-led round

U.S. sports platform Fanatics has raised $700 million in a new financing round led by private equity firm Clearlake Capital, valuing Fanatics at $31 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. 
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Idris Elba's Don’t Stab Your Future in NFL Nike makeover collab

Idris Elba's Don’t Stab Your Future in NFL Nike makeover collab

Actor Idris Elba and Dallas Cowboys coach Aden Durde aren’t such an unusual combination when it comes to good causes. Both London born, they have partnered to raise awareness of knife-crime campaigning in the UK capital.
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Footasylum opens new store, has big plans for 2023

Footasylum opens new store, has big plans for 2023

​The headlines about Footasylum recently may have largely been about its failed purchase by JD Sports. But under the new ownership of Aurelius, it has opened its first store since 2021 and has been performing strongly.
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Nike cuts ties with Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving

Nike cuts ties with Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving

Nike Inc said on Monday it has cut ties with Kyrie Irving, a month after suspending its relationship with the Brooklyn Nets star in the aftermath of his promotion of an anti-Semitic documentary.  
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Steve Rendle retires as VF Corp CEO, interim chief named

Steve Rendle retires as VF Corp CEO, interim chief named

VF Corp announced on Monday that chairman, president and chief executive officer Steve Rendle will retire and named its lead independent director Benno Dorer as interim chief executive, effective immediately.
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Fila links with UK-based refugee football team

Fila links with UK-based refugee football team

​To celebrate the ongoing football World Cup, sportswear brand Fila has partnered with Changing Lives FC, the first football team to be made up of refugees and migrants in the UK.
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