Fashion PR is one of the most exciting, fast-paced careers in the fashion industry. With its glamorous image of fashion shows, parties and celebrities, it's unsurprisingly one of the most popular careers in the industry too.
25th January 2022
The World Retail Congress is the industry’s largest and most prestigious annual forum. CEOs and leaders from all over the globe come together to share, debate and network with each other. It has also become the annual platform for discussing challenges and critical issues facing retail.
This year, our team from the Fashion Retail Academy represented the UK in the Challenge. Competitors arrived in Paris a few days before the start of the conference, to be briefed on their task. They had two days to complete the challenge, with help from some senior retailers. During the Congress, the teams presented their projects to over 1,000 retail executives and a panel of judges.
Fashion Retail Academy students Danielle Caveney, Claire Lacey, Nicola Wheeler and Charlotte Newman created a business plan for the international expansion of Mrs Kibble's Olde Sweet Shoppe. The family-run store is located on London’s Oxford Street, close to the FRA campus.
“Once again the standard of entries from these young students has been fantastic and their ideas for creating a shop of the future are groundbreaking,” said Ian McGarrigle, Chairman of the World Retail Congress. “The competition has grown to become one of the high points of the Congress and it is inspiring to see these future leaders of retailing setting out their ideas in front of an audience of retail professionals.”
Congratulations to the Fashion Retail Academy team for taking part in this fantastic opportunity!
25th January 2022
As part of The Fashion Dialogue's second season, Montana Brown spoke to our host, Carl Thompson, about founding her own sustainable swimwear label - Swim Society. They discussed ethical production, fabric innovations and educating consumers about sustainable products.
17th January 2022
After a tough 18 months, we were hugely excited to be able to hold our degree Graduation ceremonies again for the Classes of 2020 and 2021.
20th December 2021