After pulling out of a deal to buy a minority stake, an administration filing and TFG having looked like it would win the prize, Next has emerged victorious in the race to buy the failed-but-still-popular Joules.
Unbound Group has beefed up its non-execs on the board with the arrival of Alastair Miller from Superdry. He joins the digital fashion and footwear retailer as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Micam’s international promotional tour will start on December 1 in Berlin, then continue on to Seoul and Brussels, giving local businesses the chance to learn more about the Italian footwear trade show.
Scaled down compared to pre-Covid editions but with broader international participation, the Mapic trade show is still a magnet for commercial real estate players, from retailers to property developers.
Pure London has named the keynote speakers for its February edition. The organisers said “retail industry legend” Ed Burstell and winner of All That Glitters, jewellery designer Piers Carpenter, will be the big names.