• Industry signs sustainable Fashion Pact By Drapers   -   Aug 24, 2019

    INDUSTRY SIGNS SUSTAINABLE FASHION PACT

    Inditex has joined 32 retailers and suppliers in signing the Fashion Pact - an initiative to champion sustainable fashion that will...

    Fashion
  • Industry signs Fashion Pact to tackle sustainability By Drapers   -   Aug 23, 2019

    INDUSTRY SIGNS FASHION PACT TO TACKLE SUSTAINABILITY

    Inditex has joined 32 retailers and suppliers in signing the Fashion Pact, an initiative to champion environmental sustainability in...

    Fashion
  • Further growth at Reiss By Drapers   -   Aug 23, 2019

    FURTHER GROWTH AT REISS

    Premium brand Reiss continues to experience strong growth, with total group sales up by 23.7% to £102.9m for the 26 weeks to 3 August.

  • Fashion sales continue to climb By Drapers   -   Aug 23, 2019

    FASHION SALES CONTINUE TO CLIMB

    Total like-for-like fashion sales rose by 4.7% in the week to 18 August marking the fourteenth straight week of growth, the BDO High...

    Fashion
  • Sports Direct eyes smaller auditor By Drapers   -   Aug 23, 2019

    SPORTS DIRECT EYES SMALLER AUDITOR

    Sports Direct is reportedly holding talks with MHA Macintyre Hudson to become the retailer's auditor.

  • High street sales slump at fastest rate since 2008 By Drapers   -   Aug 23, 2019

    HIGH STREET SALES SLUMP AT FASTEST RATE SINCE 2008

    High street sales in August have fallen at the fastest rate since 2008, new research has found.

  • Indies expect bumper bank holiday sales By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    INDIES EXPECT BUMPER BANK HOLIDAY SALES

    Independent retailers across the country are looking forward to the upcoming bank holiday weekend, as a chance to bolster sales and...

    Look
  • Retail bosses call for more sustainability regulation By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    RETAIL BOSSES CALL FOR MORE SUSTAINABILITY REGULATION

    Commercial pressures including sales growth and competitive pricing are the biggest obstacle to building a sustainable business, four...

    Luxury, Fashion
  • Laura Ashley eyes younger market By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    LAURA ASHLEY EYES YOUNGER MARKET

    Laura Ashley will extend its fashion offering to a younger demographic “by way of collaboration, capsule collections or launching a...

    Fashion, Collection
  • Online clothing sales ‘disappoint' in July By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    ONLINE CLOTHING SALES ‘DISAPPOINT' IN JULY

    Online clothing sales increased 4.5% year on year last month, but retailers failed to match June's increase of 15.7%.

  • Li & Fung swings back into profit By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    LI & FUNG SWINGS BACK INTO PROFIT

    Chinese sourcing giant and brand group Li & Fung has returned to a net profit of $21m in the six months to 30 June, compared with an...

  • Shop Direct offers £600,000 for charity project By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    SHOP DIRECT OFFERS £600,000 FOR CHARITY PROJECT

    Shop Direct has launched a campaign to find a new charity partner.

    Shopping
  • Beth Butterwick departs from Karen Millen By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    BETH BUTTERWICK DEPARTS FROM KAREN MILLEN

    Beth Butterwick has left her position as CEO of Karen Millen and Coast following Boohoo's acquisition of the two brands.

  • Ted Baker finance boss heads to Mulberry By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    TED BAKER FINANCE BOSS HEADS TO MULBERRY

    Charles Anderson, finance director for lifestyle retailer Ted Baker's subsidiaries, has left the business to join luxury brand Mulberry...

    Luxury
  • Laura Ashley profits collapse By Drapers   -   Aug 22, 2019

    LAURA ASHLEY PROFITS COLLAPSE

    Poor online performance and underperforming homeware have been blamed for crumbling profits at heritage lifestyle retailer Laura Ashley,...

  • Prices warning on no-deal Brexit By Drapers   -   Aug 21, 2019

    PRICES WARNING ON NO-DEAL BREXIT

    British consumers could be hit by an 11.5% increase in prices for clothing made in Europe, if the UK leaves the European Union without...

  • Profits slump at Urban Outfitters By Drapers   -   Aug 21, 2019

    PROFITS SLUMP AT URBAN OUTFITTERS

    Net profit at Urban Outfitters Group was down 35% year on year to $60.3m for the 13 weeks to 31 July.

  • Further redundancies at Karen Millen By Drapers   -   Aug 21, 2019

    FURTHER REDUNDANCIES AT KAREN MILLEN

    All pattern cutting roles at Karen Millen and Coast have been placed into consultancy following Boohoo's acquisition of the two brands,...

  • By Drapers   -   Aug 21, 2019

    LOOK INSIDE: BIRKENSTOCK'S NEW PAIR OF LONDON STORES

    German comfort-focused footwear brand Birkenstock has opened two stores in London in the last two weeks.

    Look
  • New chief at Notonthehighstreet By Drapers   -   Aug 21, 2019

    NEW CHIEF AT NOTONTHEHIGHSTREET

    Online marketplace, Notonthehighstreet, has appointed former Hello Fresh UK boss Claire Davenport as its new CEO.