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In pictures: BHS in Sutton Coldfield closes today

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 17:18
As the BHS branch in Sutton Coldfield closes its doors for the last time on 22 August, photographer Martin F Tierney captures the final moments.

Topshop announces winner of wearable tech contest

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 16:58
The Crated has won Topshop’s wearable tech start-up programme and will develop a heated-garment prototype alongside Topshop’s design team.

Monki to launch second UK store

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 16:24
H&M-owned retailer Monki will open its second UK store in Bristol in November.

Navabi branches into wholesale

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 14:40
Plus-size premium womenswear etailer Navabi has launched a capsule collection from its brand, Manon Baptiste, on Simply Be, marking its first foray into third-party selling.

Brexit boosts tourist spend in July

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:58
The UK enjoyed a 7% increase in tourist spend in July as the weakness of sterling following the Brexit vote in June attracted international shoppers.

Lululemon opens in London’s Spitalfields

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:25
Canadian yogawear brand Lululemon opened its seventh UK store in Spitalfields, east London, on Friday.

Debenhams Ireland exits examinership

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:16
Debenhams’ Irish business is set to exit examinership, saving 1,330 jobs.

Frank Field to question Topshop investor over BHS pension deficit

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:15
Frank Field, chair of the parliamentary committee investigating BHS, is reportedly planning to question US investor Leonard Green, who owns a 25% stake in Topshop.

Monsoon will not pay dividends as shops close, says owner

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:12
Monsoon Accessorize owner Peter Simon has vowed not to pay any dividends during a restructuring of the business that will see 141 shops closing.

Sports Direct shareholders urged not to re-elect Ashley

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:09
Sports Direct’s shareholders have been advised to oppose the re-election of Mike Ashley to the board.

JD eyes bid for rival Go Outdoors

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:07
JD Sports Fashion is reportedly eyeing an acquisition of rival retailer Go Outdoors.

Zakti launches childrenswear

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 07:39
Athleisure retailer Zakti is launching childrenswear for the first time in September.

Debenhams reunites ‘the Supers’ for campaign targeting women, not girls

Sun, 08/21/2016 - 00:01
Debenhams has recruited supermodels Yasmin Le Bon, Eva Herzigová and Helena Christensen for its autumn 16 campaign, which focuses on “women, not girls”.

Shopwatch: Miss Sixty's new UK flagship

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 14:23
Miss Sixty’s more premium positioning comes to life in its new UK flagship

Warm weather boosts fashion and footwear sales in July

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 08:22
The volume of sales in clothing and footwear stores increased by 1.7% year on year in July, as the warmer weather encouraged shoppers to spend. 

Monsoon Accessorize to phase out dual fascia stores

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 08:11
Monsoon Accessorize will gradually close its dual fascia stores over the next five years as it seeks to decouple the two brands.

Jack Wills in talks with new investor

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 08:03
Jack Wills is set to receive millions of pounds of equity from a new shareholder, which would be used to accelerate its expansion, it has been reported.

Missguided poised to open first store in pipeline

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:49
Missguided is set to open its first store at east London shopping centre Westfield Stratford City in November and has further stores in the pipeline across the country.

Harrods launches Mini Fashion Lab

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 14:45
Harrods has launched a childrenswear shopping concept called Mini Fashion Lab.

Sports Direct commits to external review of its board

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 14:38
Sports Direct has committed to an external evaluation of its board later this year, after founder Mike Ashley admitted the company had “outgrown him” at a parliamentary hearing earlier this year.