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Shop Direct secures cash injection from Barclay brothers

Shop Direct secures cash injection from Barclay brothers

Shop Direct has confirmed it will receive a £150m injection from its parent company to face a cash crunch triggered by an unexpected surge in payment protection insurance (PPI) claims.
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Ready-to-wear
Business
Henkel sales fall in beauty care

Henkel sales fall in beauty care

German consumer goods company Henkel reported another quarter of decline on Thursday as its beauty unit battled fierce competition in western Europe and destocking in China.
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Cosmetics
Business

Alibaba goes paperless for $13.4 billion listing in a first for Hong Kong - source

Alibaba Group will carry out Hong Kong’s first paper-less stock market listing with its $13.4 billion (£10.5 billion) share sale, according to a source.
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Others
Business

Body Shop owner Natura sees strong Q3 sales, but profits are hit by investments

Natura continued to make progress in its latest quarter as sales rose at all three of its brands, despite the Hong Kong protests that impacted both The Body Shop and Aesop.
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Perfume
Business

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

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

Show organiser Pitti Immagine ready to merge with Firenze Fiera

Italian trade show organiser Pitti Immagine has submitted an expression of interest for Florence's trade event and convention centre. The bid will be discussed at Firenze Fiera’s AGM on November 29.
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Ready-to-wear
Trade shows