Sunday, October 13, 2019
From tragic origins, Rob and Paul Forkan started their flip-flop business Gandys to fund their charitable organisations across the world. Only a few years since Gandys inception they've managed to collaborate with some of the biggest Department stores in the UK and one of the biggest rock bands in the world.

Unsung Hero: Rob & Paul Forkan, Founders, Gandys

Rob and Paul Forkan founded Gandys to fund their charitable organisations including "Orphans for Orphans".

Whistles online sales up 10% thanks to “ship from store” tech

Whistles has seen a 10 per cent rise in its online sales since the addition of a "ship from store" technology.
Today, Marks & Spencer has launched its first major campaign in over five years for its sub-brand - Per Una.

M&S refreshes its Per Una brand with first campaign in 5 years

Today, Marks & Spencer has launched its first major campaign in over five years for its sub-brand Per Una.
Shaftesbury has announced that sock retailer Stance has opened a flagship on Carnaby Street, West London.

Stance opens Carnaby Street flaship store

Shaftesbury has announced that sock retailer Stance has opened a flagship on Carnaby Street, West London.
M&S Marks & Spencer tailoring Steve Rowe

M&S to reduce formal menswear offering

Marks & Spencer has said it will reduce its formal tailoring offering as its casual workwear sales continue to decline.
Clarks wins employment tribunal battle from ex-CEO Mike Shearwood

Clarks wins legal battle from ex-CEO Mike Shearwood

A legal battle brought on by former Clarks chief executive Mike Shearwood has not ended in his favour.
Following the success of the BFC Designer Pop-up at Bicester Village last year, the British Fashion Council will return its expanded showcase at the shopping destination between October 8–27.

BFC Designer pop-up returns to Bicester Village

Following the success of the BFC Designer Pop-up at Bicester Village last year, the BFC return its showcase this month.
£215m wiped from Ray Kelvin's fortunes amid Ted Baker woes

£215m wiped from Ray Kelvin’s fortunes amid Ted Baker woes

Ted Baker's plunge into the red this week led to £215 million being wiped off founder Ray Kelvin's fortunes.
Victoria Beckham CEO Marie LeBlanc de Reynies

Victoria Beckham promotes MD of product to CEO

Victoria Beckham has appointed Marie LeBlanc de Reynies as the new chief executive with immediate effect.
Luxury fashion retailers including Prada and Cartier are counting the cost to their businesses as months of unrest in Hong Kong continue. The Hong Kong Protests which turned violent on October 1 have dispelled tourists and forced shop closures.

Luxury brands left struggling from Hong Kong protests

Luxury fashion retailers such as Prada and Cartier are counting the cost to their businesses as unrest in Hong Kong continues.

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