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Amazon responds to pressure, reveals list of suppliers for private-label brands

Amazon responds to pressure, reveals list of suppliers for private-label brands

Accused of selling products from blacklisted factories, Amazon has published a list of the 1,000 or so companies that produce goods for its private labels – a step in the right direction, according to Human Rights Watch.
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Ready-to-wear
Industry
Alibaba raises up to $12.9 billion in landmark Hong Kong listing

Alibaba raises up to $12.9 billion in landmark Hong Kong listing

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group raised up to $12.9 billion in a landmark listing in Hong Kong, the largest share sale in the city in nine years and a world record for a cross-border secondary share sale.
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Others
Business

Memo International on the move, opening in Paris, Moscow and Riyadh

At a time when every major luxury group wants to buy a niche perfume brand, few indie scent houses have been performing as enticingly as Memo International - whose three marques are all rapidly expanding worldwide. 
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Perfume
Retail

UK lip gloss sales rise, shoppers embrace French brands - NPD

Make-up may not be recording the impressive sales rises we saw a few years ago but in the UK, sales of prestige-priced lip gloss are continuing to rise above the rate of inflation.
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Cosmetics
Business

Trade shows

Pitti Uomo to focus on cutting-edge fashion with Stefano Pilati and Telfar Clemens

Pitti Uomo to focus on cutting-edge fashion with Stefano Pilati and Telfar Clemens

The designers of Italian label Random Identities and American label Telfar will bring their respective visions of contemporary fashion to Florentine menswear show Pitti Uomo on January 9.
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Ready-to-wear
Trade shows
Denim Première Vision gears up for London event in new venue

Denim Première Vision gears up for London event in new venue

Denim Première Vision is returning to London next month following the success of its first edition in the UK capital last December.
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Textile
Trade shows

Moda Footwear celebrates support after change of dates

More than footwear 100 brands have signed up to take part in Moda’s upcoming show after the company moved its dates to avoid clashing with European show Micam.
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Footwear
Trade shows

Pure London and Pure Origin unveil 2020 manifesto

It’s all about collaboration and boundary-less creativity in Pure London’s 2020 manifesto, which sets out the trade show’s vision for next year.
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Miscellaneous
Trade shows