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Womenswear indies slash budgets following tough summer

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:40
Womenswear independents heading to London trade shows Pure and Scoop this weekend have been forced to cut their spring 17 budgets following a difficult start to the summer.

London indie The Mercantile expands into menswear

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:26
East London womenswear independent The Mercantile will launch into menswear this November.

Store Twenty One to close chunk of stores as CVA is approved

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 16:29
Value fashion retailer Store Twenty One is looking to close 82 stores after creditors voted in favour of its company voluntary arrangement (CVA), Drapers understands. 

Sales and profits slip at Lipsy

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 16:28
Turnover at young fashion business Lipsy fell 4.2% year on year to £68.9m for the 53 weeks to January 30 as it grappled with the loss of one of its biggest accounts. 

Rag & Bone and Zadig & Voltaire to open in London’s Shoreditch

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 14:26
US brand Rag & Bone and French label Zadig & Voltaire will open stores at Old Spitalfields Market in Shoreditch, east London, this autumn.

Harrods teams up with Burberry for Christmas 2016

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 14:24
Harrods will collaborate with Burberry for its Christmas campaign later this year. 

Pure London to host panel on Brexit

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 14:23
London trade show Pure will hold a panel discussion next week about the political, economic and industry implications of the UK’s exit from the European Union, chaired by Drapers’ editor Keely Stocker.

What fashion retailers can learn from Pokémon Go

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 13:47
Pokémon Go has taken the digital world by storm, but can fashion retailers capitalise on the hype? And what can they learn from its phenomenal success?

Footfall declines deepen in June

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 08:18
Footfall figures recorded their deepest declines since February 2014 in June. The West Midlands, Greater London and Scotland were the areas worst affected.

Jaeger relaunches website

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 08:12
Jaeger has relaunched its website, featuring a new filter and navigation.

Seasalt to open at St David’s in Cardiff

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 08:11
Seasalt is to open its first Welsh store at St David’s in Cardiff.

20 BHS stores set to close this week

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 08:07
Administrators to BHS are set to close 20 stores this week, with up to 580 employees affected by the closures.

Moda set to open dedicated activewear area

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 16:39
Moda will introduce a section dedicated to activewear this season as it look to tap into the burgeoning market.

Levi’s to open in Guildford

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 15:58
Levi’s is set to open a 2,034 sq ft store at The Friary in Guildford.

Positive mood at London Textile Fair despite high street uncertainty

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:56
Economic uncertainty following Brexit and a struggling high street failed to dampen the mood at last week’s London Textile Fair.

John Lewis to open in Chelmsford on September 29

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 09:21
John Lewis will open its new 90,000 sq ft £18m store in Chelmsford on September 29.

Sir Philip Green: ‘I tried to support BHS sale to Sports Direct’

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:26
Sir Philip Green said he tried to support a sale of BHS to Sports Direct in April this year, submitting new evidence that “can put an end to the suggestion that I tried to block a sale of the business”.

Greg Clark becomes new business secretary

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:13
Greg Clark has been named secretary of state of business, energy and industrial strategy, replacing former business secretary Sajid Javid.

John Lewis to debut in Myer stores in Australia

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:04
John Lewis has established a partnership with Australian department store group Myer, to offer “a department store within a department store” in six of its stores.

Oxford Street to be car-free by 2020

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 07:52
Oxford Street is set to be pedestrianised by 2020, with all traffic banned as part of mayor Sadiq Khan’s plans to tackle air pollution.