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Did you know?... 31 October, 2018

By Steve Wynne-Jones
Did you know?... 31 October, 2018

Did you know?... Moët & Chandon has unveiled an exclusive collaboration with Virgil Abloh, with the release of limited edition bottles available exclusively in the United States. True to its pioneering spirit, the Champagne house is revealing a partnership that melds contemporary lifestyle and authentic heritage. Virgil Abloh, who became artistic director for Louis Vuitton menswear in spring 2018, has signed his first collaboration with a Wines & Spirits Maison, a collection of custom-designed bottles of Moët & Chandon Nectar Impérial Rosé.

Did you know?... Amazon has opened its first British fashion store, in the form of a central London pop-up where the retailer is seeking shoppers’ views on its clothing ranges, prices, and store experience. The Baker Street pop-up is the first of its kind in Europe.

Did you know?...
Cadbury is marking 100 years since the end of the First World War by releasing a limited edition Cadbury Dairy Milk Remembrance Bar in partnership with the Royal British Legion. Just as it did 100 years ago, Cadbury is playing its part in supporting those who have been affected by war. The 360g bar bears the same wrapper design as Cadbury Dairy Milk sold during the war but adorned with Poppies, which became a symbol of Remembrance after the First World War. From every bar sold, 30p will be donated to the Legion, supporting the British Armed Forces, veterans and their families. In addition to this financial contribution, Cadbury is supporting the Legion through a year-round calendar of fundraising events and activities.

Did you know?... Whole Foods Market announced the release of co-founder and CEO John Mackey’s new book, 'The Whole Foods Cookbook: 120 Delicious and Healthy Plant-Centered Recipes'. In keeping with the philosophy of Mackey’s previous book, The Whole Foods Diet, the new cookbook equips readers with the recipes, knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to create nutritious meals using whole, plant-based ingredients.

Did you know?... The fashion retailing group, the Zara owner Inditex, trebled its profits last year across its Irish network of 23 stores. The listed Spanish behemoth operates nine stores here under the Zara banner, as well as six Bershka, three Pull & Bear stores, three Stradivarius, and two Massimo Dutti outlets.

Did you know?... Raisio has launched a new oat innovation. The healthy plant protein is for people wanting to add variety in their diet and for vegans. Muru Oat Mince contains 41% of oat, which is clearly more than in other plant protein products.

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