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Lipsy has agreed to settle a counterfeit case with etailer WantThatDress.co.uk, receiving a five-figure sum as compensation, after the website sold fake copies of the brand’s designs.
Drapers chats to bespoke tailor Timothy Everest about the essence of British tailoring. Read the full Drapers Interview, in which Everest discusses his plans to grow his ready-to-wear collection Every Day Tailoring, in our July 18 issue.
New York-headquartered headhunter firm CTPartners will file for bankruptcy tomorrow (June 30) after it was rocked by allegations of sexual discrimination.
Online tailoring business A Suit That Fits will this week launch a £500,000 crowd-funding campaign to allow it to create the “UK’s largest network of suit fitters.”
Liberty is to break into international markets by selling its own label products to department stores in the US and Italy before floating on the London stock exchange in 2018.
British shirtmaker TM Lewin is in talks with a US private equity firm to back a £100m management buyout of the business.
German fashion wholesaler and retailer Betty Barclay is launching a new brand called Betty & Co for spring 16.
Amazon.com is to launch its small business loan programme, Amazon Lending, in the UK, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy and Spain tomorrow (June 30).
Chairman of Pentland Brands Andy Rubin has said the business will continue to invest in order to protect itself from uncertain external factors, as group operating profit jumped by 30% to £160m for the year to December 2014.
New Look has finalised the sale of the business to private equity firm Brait and and appointed John Gnodde, chief executive of Brait, as non-executive chairman.
Fat Face is to open a 2,500 sq ft shop at The Peacocks shopping centre in Woking, Surrey, this autumn.
Sainsbury’s has added business development and online to chief finance officer John Rogers’ responsibilities, as one of the company’s senior directors prepares to step down.
Tesco has reported a 1.3% drop in UK sales for the 13 weeks to May 30, compared with a 3.4% slip a year ago, as chief executive Dave Lewis’s turnaround plan begins to bear fruit.
Retailers have urged the chancellor to put an end to stifling business rates and eschew calls for the living wage in next month’s emergency budget.
Industry experts have warned that the full impact of multichannel returns is only just starting to be felt, as retailers struggle to reconcile in-store and online returns.
Fashion retailers have kicked off their summer Sales earlier than usual following a tough season in which milder temperatures hit demand for warm weather clothing.
Bespoke tailoring business Cheshire Bespoke and London menswear store Lutwyche will fall into insolvency next week after one of its largest customers Marks & Spencer “significantly reduced” its orders.
The first Pep&Co store will open on Wednesday July 1 in the Newlands Shopping Centre in Kettering, the first of a planned 50 openings in 50 days.
KidZania, the educational kids’ entertainment centre which opened at Westfield London today (June 25), is looking for more fashion retail partners.
Danish womenswear brand Masai has been acquired by private equity group Silverfleet Capital for an undisclosed amount.