• Alibaba Group invests in Ordre By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    ALIBABA GROUP INVESTS IN ORDRE

    Alibaba Group has invested an undisclosed sum in luxury wholesale website Ordre.

    Luxury
  • First Look: Cos opens in Liverpool One By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    FIRST LOOK: COS OPENS IN LIVERPOOL ONE

    H&M owned brand Cos has opened a new northern flagship store in the Liverpool One shopping centre.

    Shopping, Look
  • First look: Arket's new store in Bluewater By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    FIRST LOOK: ARKET'S NEW STORE IN BLUEWATER

    Fashion and lifestyle brand Arket opened its first store outside of London at Bluewater on 18 May.

    Look, Fashion
  • Distinctive necklines to reign supreme after royal wedding boost By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    DISTINCTIVE NECKLINES TO REIGN SUPREME AFTER ROYAL WEDDING BOOST

    High-necked dresses, bateau necklines and unembellished styles are set to sweep the bridal, high street and occasionwear market in...

    Wedding, Style, Dress
  • Retail insolvencies jump 7% year on year By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    RETAIL INSOLVENCIES JUMP 7% YEAR ON YEAR

    The number of retailers entering insolvency has increased by 7% in the past year, research by law firm RPC shows.

  • M&S appoints two new non-executive directors By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    M&S APPOINTS TWO NEW NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

    Marks & Spencer has appointed Katie Bickerstaffe and Pip McCrostie as non-executive directors.

  • Sainsbury's/Asda merger faces investigation By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    SAINSBURY'S/ASDA MERGER FACES INVESTIGATION

    The proposed £12bn merger of supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda is set to face scrutiny from MPs.

  • Dr Martens poaches Cath Kidston chief By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    DR MARTENS POACHES CATH KIDSTON CHIEF

    Footwear brand Dr Martens has poached Cath Kidston CEO Kenny Wilson to lead the business, The Telegraph has reported.

  • Tillman begins legal action over Jaeger collapse By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    TILLMAN BEGINS LEGAL ACTION OVER JAEGER COLLAPSE

    Former owner of womenswear fashion brands Jaeger and Aquascutum Harold Tillman is preparing to take the businesses' new owner to court,...

    Fashion
  • Next introduces ‘CVA clause' to demand rent cuts By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    NEXT INTRODUCES ‘CVA CLAUSE' TO DEMAND RENT CUTS

    Next is set to demand rent cuts from landlords that have cut rents for neighbouring retailers as part of company voluntary arrangements...

  • M&S to announce further store closures By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    M&S TO ANNOUNCE FURTHER STORE CLOSURES

    Marks & Spencer is set to announce a further tranche of store closures, The Sunday Times reported yesterday.

  • Meghan Markle weds in Givenchy By Drapers   -   May 21, 2018

    MEGHAN MARKLE WEDS IN GIVENCHY

    Meghan Markle chose a Givenchy haute couture dress, by British designer Clare Waight Keller, for her wedding to Prince Harry this weekend.

    Dress, Wedding, Design, Haute Couture
  • New brand Il Sarto Milano to debut spring 18 collection By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    NEW BRAND IL SARTO MILANO TO DEBUT SPRING 18 COLLECTION

    New clothing brand Il Sarto Milano is set to launch its first collection on Monday 21 May.

    Collection
  • Primark opens Burnley store By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    PRIMARK OPENS BURNLEY STORE

    Primark has opened its 43,000 sq ft store in Burnley's Charter Walk shopping centre.

    Shopping
  • Newton-Jones takes pay cut to return to Mothercare By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    NEWTON-JONES TAKES PAY CUT TO RETURN TO MOTHERCARE

    Mothercare's recently rehired chief executive Mark Newton-Jones agreed to a 20% pay cut to rejoin the firm, the retailer has confirmed.

  • Poundland to launch trend-led Pep&Co collection By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    POUNDLAND TO LAUNCH TREND-LED PEP&CO COLLECTION

    Poundland-owned Pep&Co has announced plans to debut a trend-led collection.

    Collection
  • Boost your productivity with Drapers Fashion Forum By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    BOOST YOUR PRODUCTIVITY WITH DRAPERS FASHION FORUM

    This year's Drapers Fashion Forum will focus on helping you to boost your productivity to be fit for the future.

    Fashion
  • Drapers Fashion Forum 2018 to focus on productivity By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    DRAPERS FASHION FORUM 2018 TO FOCUS ON PRODUCTIVITY

    Drapers Fashion Forum will focus on productivity for its 2018 edition.

    Fashion
  • Mothercare store closures revealed By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    MOTHERCARE STORE CLOSURES REVEALED

    The list of stores Mothercare is looking to close, as well as 21 further stores that are facing rent reductions under the terms of...

    Look
  • Fashion sales boosted by good weather By Drapers   -   May 18, 2018

    FASHION SALES BOOSTED BY GOOD WEATHER

    The spell of good weather has helped boost footfall and sales, according to the latest data from the BDO's high street sales tracker.

    Fashion