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Nearly 40% of empty shops in Scotland’s top 100 cities and towns have remained unoccupied for more than three years, according to research by The Local Data Company and The Institute for Retail Studies.
Jean-Pierre Braganza has joined Eudon Choi, Georgia Hardinge and Katie Eary as the latest emerging designer to collaborate with River Island’s womenswear Design Forum initiative.
Berlin tradeshow Bread & Butter will shrink to one hall for the January edition, it has been revealed, ending weeks of speculation that it might be cancelled.
Premium lingerie retailer Rigby & Peller has appointed former Portas head of communications Holly Bocock as head of marketing and PR.
Luxury retailer Hermès has released a video demonstrating a number of comical handshakes that display its autumn 14 glove collection.
Approximately 30 million unwanted presents worth £500m will be returned over Christmas, despite the growth of services such as click-and-collect, according to new research.
Lingerie wholesaler Naughty Knickers has secured £50,000 funding from Positive Cashflow Finance to expand its product range and increase stock levels, with the aim of doubling its turnover in the next 12 months.
Birmingham-based independent The Liquor Store will expand its menswear offer and add a new denim room for women next year, following record sales during autumn 14.
Tesco’s clothing boss Jason Tarry has been appointed as group head of commercial as part of a senior management restructure.
Premium retailer Cos has opened its 12th store at London’s One New Change shopping centre near St Paul’s.
British womenswear brand Whistle & Wolf has today begun trading with the order of its name reversed, putting an end to planned legal action by retailer Whistles.
Next has refuted accusations it parachuted in hundreds of Polish staff to work in its Yorkshire warehouse ahead of advertising the job to local workers.
The direction of Bread & Butter Berlin will be revealed tomorrow, Drapers understands, when founder Karl-Heinz Müller is expected to issue a statement about the January 2015 edition.
Contemporary womenswear brand SuperTrash has opened on London’s Carnaby Street, having relocated its only UK standalone store from 55 South Molton Street.
Footfall fell by 2% across the UK last week despite the Black Friday Sales.
As Barbara Hulanicki announced her return to Biba (November 3), the label she established 50 years ago, Drapers takes a look back at Biba’s spectacular rise(s) and fall(s) over the years.
Retail entrepreneur Steve Cochrane was this week honoured for his “economic, social and physical regeneration” of Middlesbrough town centre in an award ceremony hosted at his own Linthorpe Road store.
Austin Reed is close to appointing Deloitte to work on a rescue deal after the British retailer made a £1.29m loss.
Mulberry is expected to slump to a £1m loss in its first-half results as it loses its creative edge.
Retailers are getting ready for a £500m online shopping surge today (December 1) as Cyber Monday continues the discounting frenzy from last week’s Black Friday.