Giorgio Armani outlines succession plans In an interview published today, the fashion designer said that part of his business will be transferred to a foundation he recently created in his name. However, he did not reveal who would replace him at the head of the company. Read more.

Charlotte Tilbury partners with Hong Kong retailer Lane Crawford The British beauty brand has announced that the partnership with the speciality retailer will begin next summer as it targets expansion across Asia. The move comes after Charlotte Tilbury opened its largest-ever store in Kuwait last month. Read more.

Aldo Group calls off Camuto Group acquisition Canadian footwear company Aldo said both parties had agreed the deal - first announced in August - will not go forward. "Despite not moving forward with the acquisition, Camuto Group will become a key strategic partner for us," said founder Aldo Bensadoun. Read more.

Tommy Hilfiger launches disability-friendly clothing collection The adaptable clothing collection has a range of features to make it easier for people to wear and adjust, including Velcro, magnetic fastenings and adjustable necklines. The collection is available on the brand's new US website. Read more.

Liberty relaunches its womenswear department The relaunch is the final stage of an eight-month store refurbishment programme. It includes the addition of over 20 new brands to the department including Rejina Pyo, Rosetta Getty and The Vampire's Wife. Read more.

Hanesbrands acquires Alternative Apparel for $60m Hanes CEO Gerald Evans said the acquisition "supports our activewear growth strategy" and support the company's position as a "social, environmental and ethical leader". Alternative has an annual turnover of about $70m. Read more.