Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Friday, February 16


London Fashion Week February 2018

London Fashion Week kicks off today, marking the final collection by Christopher Bailey at Burberry and a heart-festooned city thanks to designer Anya Hindmarch and the British Fashion Council as runway shows by designers, established and emerging, get underway. Find out more in HMKM‘s interview with BFC CEO Caroline Rush.

Introducing Chubby Hearts over London! Conceived by @anyahindmarch in collaboration with the BFC, @mayorofldn, @citywestminster and other partners as a love letter to London. Giant Chubby Heart balloons will be suspended over (and sometimes squashed within) famous landmarks across the city throughout the next seven days. To continue the celebration of #LFW, we will be giving away one @anyahindmarch purse! For your chance to win, be sure to follow the official @londonfashionweek account and look out for the Chubby Heart that will be hidden in one picture posted during the week, commenting #ChubbyHearts on the post when you find it. The winner will be notified next week via DM. Find out more at

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In other news:

Apple‘s new HQ is a little too transparent for some workers.

Coca-Cola sees sales lift from diversifying and pricing.

Facebook makes it easier for businesses to help during a crisis.

Kraft Heinz is leaner as sales slide in latest earnings report.

MTN DEW hires Kevin Hart as brand ambassador for NBA Playoffs.

Red Stripe‘s rescue of Jamaican bobsled team adds to Olympic lore.

Subaru celebrates turning 50.

Walmart expands private labels in women’s apparel category.

Zoomcar raises $40m for on-demand car services in India.

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