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Christopher Kane rolls out first ecommerce site

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:56
Designer Christopher Kane has launched its first ecommerce site – 10 years after the eponymous label was set up.

The London Textile Fair signs up 400 exhibitors

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 16:29
More than 400 exhibitors have signed up to The London Textile Fair which takes place in Islington next month.

Buyers playing it safe for spring 17, say agents

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:17
Brexit jitters and unseasonal weather has made strategy very difficult for buyers, prompting many to play it safe for spring 17, UK agents have reported.

Video: All the action from Drapers Operations Forum

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:59
John Lewis retail operations director Simon Russell, Oasis and Warehouse chief operating officer Hash Ladha, and Jigsaw chief operating officer Richard Gilmore talk on how crucial back office operations are having to adapt to multichannel retail development. 

Referendum and heavy rain knocks footfall

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 10:36
Footfall fell sharply last week as the heavy rain and uncertainty following the referendum led to shopper levels dropping by 4.6% compared to the year before.

Izabel London to enter Indian market

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 09:39
British womenswear brand Izabel London is entering the Indian market after agreeing a deal with local chain Pantaloons.

Pensions regulator recalled by MPs on BHS scandal

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:38
Lesley Titcomb, the chief executive of The Pensions Regulator, will appear before MPs tomorrow to give fresh evidence relating to the collapse of BHS and its pension deficit.

Chancellor George Osborne: ‘British economy is open for business’

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:34
Chancellor George Osborne said this morning the British economy is “fundamentally strong” in a bid to calm global markets, after the UK voted to leave the European Union on Thursday.

Jack Wills investor ‘mulls stake sale’

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:14
One of Jack Wills’ biggest backers is considering a sale of its stake in the business, it has been reported.

Mark Newton-Jones to step down from Boohoo board

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:12
Mark Newton-Jones is to step down from the Boohoo board and his role as non-executive director with immediate effect.

New Bonmarché CEO to start in August

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 08:08
Bonmarché’s new chief executive, Helen Connolly, is to start her role on August 15.

Brexit to hit retailers with international stores

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:44
A weakened pound and prolonged economic uncertainty following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could spell trouble for British retailers with stores in Europe, according to property agents.

Brexit generates “genuine despondency” in Irish retail

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:40
The UK voting to leave the EU was heralded as “a sad day” among Irish retailers, according to industry sources. 

Brexit: Five things you need to know

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:34
It is not a result that many predicted – or that most fashion retailers wanted – but Britain has voted to leave the European Union. So what does it mean in practical terms for retailers? 

Fashion industry reacts to Brexit on Twitter

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:02
Following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, the fashion industry took to Twitter to express its views. 

Brexit causes currency woes for suppliers

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:53
The weakening pound and rising prices are the primary concerns for own label suppliers and brands following the outcome of the European referendum.

Multiples remain calm in the face of Brexit fears

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:16
The bosses of several multiples and department stores have said the fashion industry in the UK is strong enough to survive the potentially “seismic” implications of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, although currency volatility remains a primary concern.

Retailers told to ‘expect further casualties’ on the high street following Brexit

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:35
A prolonged period of low consumer confidence following the decision to leave the European Union means it’s “likely” we will see further high street casualties in the coming months, according to industry observers.       

Mixed reaction from indies on Brexit

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:30
Independents across the UK have had a mixed reaction to the news this morning that Britain has decided to leave the European Union.

John Lewis to launch in Ireland through Arnotts

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 08:04
John Lewis will launch in Ireland for the first time through an exclusive deal with Dublin department store Arnotts.