• The Collection opens London flagship By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    THE COLLECTION OPENS LONDON FLAGSHIP

    The Collection, an outlet stocking streetwear and designer goods, will open its 1,215 sq ft flagship in London's Soho on 23 February.

    Design, Collection
  • LK Bennett axes AlixPartners By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    LK BENNETT AXES ALIXPARTNERS

    LK Bennett has cut ties with advisers AlixPartners, weeks after the retailer drafted the restructuring firm in to consider options...

  • Ted Baker signs Peter Crouch By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    TED BAKER SIGNS PETER CROUCH

    Ted Baker has signed footballer Peter Crouch as its new brand ambassador for its tall menswear range.

  • What now for the Lagerfeld labels? By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    WHAT NOW FOR THE LAGERFELD LABELS?

    Drapers analyses how the Chanel, Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld brands will fill the void left by their legendary designer.

    Design
  • Fashion sales slump By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    FASHION SALES SLUMP

    Total like-for-like fashion sales fell 4% for the week to 17 February, new figures from BDO have shown.

    Fashion
  • Online sales growth slows By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    ONLINE SALES GROWTH SLOWS

    Online retail sales had their worst January growth in three years, new figures indicate.

  • JoJo Maman Bébé grows profits By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    JOJO MAMAN BÉBÉ GROWS PROFITS

    JoJo Maman Bébé has posted a 17.5% rise in revenue to £67.6m and a 17.6% increase in like-for-like sales for the year to 30 June 2018.

  • Guinea London plans international expansion By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    GUINEA LONDON PLANS INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

    Luxury women's outerwear brand Guinea London is looking to expand its presence across China, America and northern Europe by 2020, Drapers...

    Women, Luxury, Look
  • Salvatore Ferragamo appoints new creative director By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    SALVATORE FERRAGAMO APPOINTS NEW CREATIVE DIRECTOR

    Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has promoted Paul Andrew to the position of creative director.

    Luxury
  • First look: PrettyLittleThing opens LA office By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    FIRST LOOK: PRETTYLITTLETHING OPENS LA OFFICE

    Womenswear etailer PrettyLittleThing has opened the doors of its 7,000 sq ft LA office on Melrose Avenue.

    Look
  • UK will not achieve Japan free trade pact By Drapers   -   Feb 22, 2019

    UK WILL NOT ACHIEVE JAPAN FREE TRADE PACT

    The government has confirmed that will not be able to match existing European Union trade pacts with Japan in the event of a no-deal...

    Event
  • Russian visitor sales drop By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    RUSSIAN VISITOR SALES DROP

    UK retail sales to Russian shoppers fell by almost 40% during the Orthodox holiday period, new figures show.

  • Industry urges government to 'wake up' to save high street By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    INDUSTRY URGES GOVERNMENT TO 'WAKE UP' TO SAVE HIGH STREET

    The retail industry has called for the government to “wake up and take positive action” following its inquiry into the future of the...

  • Shopping centres launch Dragons' Den-style competition By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    SHOPPING CENTRES LAUNCH DRAGONS' DEN-STYLE COMPETITION

    Shopping centre body Revo has launched a contest to find up-and-coming retail businesses.

    Style, Shopping
  • John Lewis revamps menswear brand offer By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    JOHN LEWIS REVAMPS MENSWEAR BRAND OFFER

    John Lewis & Partners is introducing six new independent menswear brands to a selection of its branches and its website next week,...

  • First Look: Belstaff launches new store concept By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    FIRST LOOK: BELSTAFF LAUNCHES NEW STORE CONCEPT

    British heritage brand Belstaff has launched its new community-first retail concept with the reopening of its Spitalfields store in...

    Look
  • Sweeping reforms needed to save high street, say MPs By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    SWEEPING REFORMS NEEDED TO SAVE HIGH STREET, SAY MPS

    High streets across the UK are in need of dramatic reforms to business rates and tax systems if they are to survive, a government enquiry...

  • Retailers sound no-deal Brexit warning bell By Drapers   -   Feb 21, 2019

    RETAILERS SOUND NO-DEAL BREXIT WARNING BELL

    The leading retail bodies in the UK and Ireland have issued a stark warning on how a no-deal Brexit will affect shoppers.

  • Our Legacy to open womenswear store By Drapers   -   Feb 20, 2019

    OUR LEGACY TO OPEN WOMENSWEAR STORE

    Swedish fashion brand Our Legacy is expected to open its first UK womenswear store this year, in response to popular “demand”.

    Fashion
  • Yorkshire fashion agency to close as it turns 100 By Drapers   -   Feb 20, 2019

    YORKSHIRE FASHION AGENCY TO CLOSE AS IT TURNS 100

    Yorkshire-based fashion agency Burgess Enterprises will close its doors this year, after a century in business.

    Fashion