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Matalan signs deal to take first Oxford Street lease

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:55
Matalan has signed a deal for its first ever store on London’s Oxford Street, Drapers has learned.

Rocket Dog bolsters management team

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:31
Californian lifestyle brand Rocket Dog has strengthened its management team with three new appointments.

Micam to partner with WGSN for spring 15 edition

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:25
Milanese footwear tradeshow Micam has teamed up with WGSN for its spring 15 edition to form a trend hub at the show.

Regatta MD moves up ranks of family business

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:23
Keith Black has been promoted to chief executive and chairman of his family’s outdoor clothing company Regatta Group after 27 years as managing director of its eponymous brand.

More directors exit New Look as structure thins under Kristiansen

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 15:52
New Look has lost two directors in short succession, as the retailer continues to restructure its UK team.

Hermès artistic director of womenswear exits

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 14:53
Christophe Lemaire, artistic director of womenswear at Hermès, is leaving his post to focus on his eponymous label.

New Tesco CEO: Who is Dave Lewis?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:38
As the news breaks that Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is on his way out, Drapers takes a closer look at his replacement Dave Lewis, head of Unilever’s personal care division, who will take up the post on Octob

Debenhams eyes Mothercare's finance director

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:23
Mothercare’s finance director Matthew Smith is in the running to take the chief financal officer role at Debenhams as the department store tries to recover from a profit warning earlier this year.

Shoppers ditch high streets as temperatures soar

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:11
Shoppers ditched high streets and shopping centres across virtually all regions of the UK last week as they soaked up the sun.

Chinese outdoor clothing firm Fraspens to raise £4m with Aim float

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:52
Chinese outdoor clothing company Fraspens plans to float on London’s Aim in August in an effort to increase its domestic market share.

Tesco boss Philip Clarke to leave following profit warning

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:44
Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is to exit the supermarket after a fresh profit warning from the company.

The Hut Group in line for £100m investment from KKR

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:40
Online retailer The Hut Group is set to receive £100m for a 20% stake in the company from Boots owner and private equity firm KKR.

Northern Ireland leads footfall in the UK for June

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:35
Footfall in Northern Ireland rose 11.8% in June compared with 2013, beating shopper numbers in Wales and Scotland, which declined 1.4%and 0.6% respectively.

Further 12 La Senza stores to be shut

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:49
A further 12 La Senza stores are being closed in the “coming weeks”, affecting an additional 130 jobs.

Bonmarché to relaunch Ann Harvey

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:31
Bonmarché will relaunch plus-size brand Ann Harvey, a year after it was axed by Jacques Vert Group and vanished from the high street.

Nicole Farhi creative director Jo Sykes exits

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:26
Creative director of Nicole Farhi Jo Sykes has left the brand after less than two years.

JD’s Open to rival Topman and River Island

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 08:51
JD Sports Fashion will look to take on Topman and River Island with its new fascia Open, as it vies for a slice of the young fashion menswear market.

IMC to return to Berlin next year following Panorama success

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 08:49
Buying group Independent Menswear Company (IMC) is to return to Berlin next year following its successful trip to the German tradeshow circuit with 22 of its members.

HoF bags Millie Mackintosh

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 08:47
House of Fraser has signed a deal to stock the new womenswear line Millie designed by former Made in Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh.

F&F puts faith in UK manufacturing with 'meaningful' order

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 08:45
Tesco’s clothing division F&F has placed a “meaningful” first order for nearly 50,000 garments to be produced by a newly launched factory in the northeast of England.