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Gareth Jones exits Duck and Cover

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:58
Head of sales at young fashion brand Duck and Cover Gareth Jones left the business last week after three years in the role.

UBM buys Magic organiser Advanstar

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:47
UK Trade Show organiser UBM has acquired Advanstar, organiser of Las Vegas trade show Magic, for $972m (£600m).

Sales and profits up at Masai

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:36
Sales at Masai Clothing Company Group increased by 19% to 339m DKK (£35.4m) for the year to June 30.

'Lost decade' of wage growth hitting fashion retail hard

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:35
Fashion retailers are facing a “challenging time” ahead with “winners and losers” likely to emerge from a period of continued sluggish wage growth combined with increasing overhead costs, according to a report out this week.

Michael Kors unveils Liverpool One store

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:32
US luxury clothing and accessories retailer Michael Kors has opened its first store in the North West of England, at Grosvenor’s Liverpool One shopping centre.

Ted Baker profits soar 24%

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:30
Profits before tax and exceptional items at Ted Baker increased by 24% to £14.4m, for the 28 weeks to August 9 as international and UK sales delivered a “strong performance”.

Clarks to open first men’s only pop-up

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:33
Clarks will open its first men’s footwear only pop-up shop in London’s Covent Garden on October 23.

John Lewis targets younger men with third-party brands

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:14
John Lewis has added six contemporary brands to its menswear line-up as part of a strategic move to widen its appeal and maximise a “key opportunity” to connect with younger male shoppers.

Topman launches online personal shopper service

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 17:07
Topman is offering shoppers an online-only personal shopping service following a link up with Google+.

Warm weather and sluggish sales trigger autumn discounts

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 14:23
Unseasonably high temperatures and slow sales have caused multiple retailers to kick off the autumn season with widespread “panic” discounting.

J Crew on brink of two London store deals

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:53
US premium retailer J Crew is thought to be on the verge of signing two new stores in London, as it continues its steady expansion across the capital.

Financial Conduct Authority begins Tesco probe

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:46
The Financial Conduct Authority has commenced a full investigation into Tesco’s overstatement of expected profit for the half year.

British talent recognised at World Retail Awards in Paris

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:44
British businesses including John Lewis, New Look and Sainsbury’s scooped some of the top awards at the World Retail Awards gala dinner in Paris last night, while Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and its former chief executive Mark Sebba were presented with the outstanding leadership award.

Forever 21 narrows UK losses as sales increase

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:36
US retailer Forever 21 has reduced its pre-tax losses in the UK to £18.4m in the year to February 28, from £66.5m the year before.

Zalando valued at £4.1bn ahead of today's IPO

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:33
German etailer Zalando has priced its IPO near the top end of its given range, valuing the company at as much as €5.3bn (£4.1bn).

Selfridges invests £40m in multichannel

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:27
Selfridges has announced it will spend £40m on its multichannel strategy within the next five years, starting with today’s relaunch of selfridges.com.

Sainsbury’s sales fall but Tu sees double-digit growth

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 08:26
Sainsbury’s total retail sales in the 16 weeks to September 27 were down 0.8%, with like-for-likes falling 2.8%.

Jaeger to relocate Belfast store before Christmas

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:30
Jaeger will open its relocated 2,000 sq ft Belfast store in time for Christmas.

Toast pops up in Chelsea

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:30
Lifestyle brand Toast opened its fourth London store in Chelsea this week.

Midweek Micam welcomed but later Who’s Next divides opinion

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:01
Footwear brands have embraced the decision to give Milanese trade show Micam a midweek slot for September 2015, but Who’s Next exhibitors are less convinced by the Paris womenswear show’s move to a later date.