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Next and H&M tackle use of Syrian children in factories

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:19
Next and H&M have taken action after Syrian refugee children were found working in their factories in Turkey last year. 

Net-a-Porter tech boss joins Notonthehighstreet.com

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:04
Notonthehighstreet.com has appointed Net-a-Porter’s chief technology officer Hugh Fahy to the same role.

Chinese New Year to boost February trading

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 18:01
An influx of tourists coming to the UK during Chinese New Year next week should provide a welcome sales boost in February, according to tax-free spending firm Global Blue.

Date set for Dover Street Market move

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 16:55
Dover Street Market is to open at its new location in London’s Haymarket on March 19.

Licensing deal spells positive outlook for Ben Sherman

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:18
BSGL 1963, the UK licence holder for Ben Sherman, has been acquired by menswear supplier BMB Clothing as part of a pre-pack administration, saving a number of jobs in the brand’s head office and the majority of its stores.

Crown Estate chairman to step down

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:25
Sir Stuart Hampson, chairman of The Crown Estate, will retire this summer after six years in the role.

John Lewis to enter Middle East

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:21
John Lewis will debut in the Middle East by opening its largest shop-in-shop to date in Dubai in spring 2017.

Profits double at The White Company

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:15
The White Company almost doubled its profits last year, while sales were up 14%.

Tesco to cut Sunday and overtime pay

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:08
Tesco is to cut pay on Sundays and overtime rates for workers in an effort to cut costs.

Debenhams cuts Irish losses

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:05
Debenhams has narrowed losses in its Irish arm by 21% to €6.7m (£5m) as sales increased.

Avoca family buys back wholesale business

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:04
Ivan Pratt, a member of the family that owned Irish retailer Avoca, has bought the wholesale business back from US catering group Aramark.

Positive start to Scoop as it unveils new location

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 08:02
Womenswear trade show Scoop International will temporarily relocate to Old Billingsgate Market for the spring 17 season.

Brantano to shut Thanet shop

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 17:28
Brantano UK is to shutter its shop in Thanet, Kent, just a week after announcing the business was going into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk.

Drapers Talks: Discounting, Brantano's collapse and Graziashop departures

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:11
Drapers news editor Kirsty McGregor and news reporter Luke Todd discuss retailers’ discounting intentions for 2016, the administration of Brantano UK and senior departures at Graziashop.com.

Pretty Green to grow UK store count

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:10
British menswear brand and retailer Pretty Green is preparing to grow its UK store network following a strong Christmas trading period.

Timeline: Brantano’s rise and fall

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:51
More than 20 parties have expressed in buying all or parts of Brantano UK following its collapse into administration last week. Drapers takes a look back at the value footwear chain’s history.

UK a focus for H&M in 2016

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:37
The UK will be one of H&M’s top expansion markets in 2016 as the Swedish fast fashion chain pushes ahead with larger stores and mulls the launch of click-and-collect, chief financial officer Jyrki Tervonen has revealed.

Amazon hits record profit but misses expectations

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:19
Amazon reported a record net profit of $482m (£335m) for the three months to December 31, but missed analyst expectations of $754m (£524m) by a wide margin.

Sales rise 7.1% at John Lewis

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:14
John Lewis reported a 7.1% increase in sales year-on-year for the week to January 23 to £73.8m, as temperatures across the UK dropped.

Dr Martens owner mulls Reiss deal

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 08:12
The owner of footwear firm Dr Martens is reportedly among the investors looking to buy a stake in high street chain Reiss.