4 January 2021 By Emily Sutherland Brexit The UK and European Union agreed an eleventh-hour post-Brexit trade deal on Christmas Eve – but will it be a gift or a curse for the UK fashion industry?
Founder Cécile Reinaud has made close to £20m after Mayfair Equity Partners and Seraphine management, led by chief executive David Williams, bought the company from her and venture capital firm Bridgepoint Growth. Reinaud told Drapers the deal would allow her to retire from the company she founded in 2002. Commenting
The House of Commons has now approved the zero tariff, zero quota trade deal agreed on Christmas Eve by the UK and the European Union – just in time for the end of the Brexit transition period tomorrow. Industry bodies including the British Retail Consortium and Logistics UK have welcomed
A thriving independent coffee shop has signalled its commitment to city centre trading after renewing its lease in one of Birmingham city centre’s most prestigious retail arcades. Faculty Coffee has signed a 10-year lease for its cafe in Piccadilly Arcade, which is owned and managed by Hortons’ Estate Limited. Geoff
The UK formally left the EU on 31 January this year but will remain under its trading rules until 31 December. Both sides now have one week to formally approve the deal. The UK government said: “We have signed the first free trade agreement based on zero tariffs and zero quotas
McAlister’s Deli will see franchise growth in Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. The fast-casual restaurant chain has signed a new development deal with Best Choice Restaurants, an affiliate of Sun Holdings Inc., a franchise organization founded by mega-multi-unit operator Guillermo Perales. In addition to developing 47 restaurants over the next seven
By Marianne Wilson – 09/24/2019 Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe Happy Returns is expanding the reach of its returns service. The company announced it will place its Returns Bars in Cost Plus World Market’s 276 stores nationwide by the end of September. The rollout follows