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Yesterday Communities secretary Eric Pickles launched a consultation into “aggressive parking policies” - but more must be done if high streets are to be saved argues Diane Wehrle, marketing and insights director at Springboard.
Kent shopping centre Bluewater has extended trading to midnight for the first time this Christmas.
PVH has reported a 17.3% rise in net profit to $196.6m (£119.7m) for the three months to November 3, driven by the acquisition of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill group commercial director Steve Simpson has been promoted to the role of managing director of Peacocks.
Sales at Zara’s parent company Inditex rose 5% in the first nine months of the year as it opened further stores across the globe.
Topshop has become the latest retailer to pause the sourcing of angora products after animal rights campaigners revealed that rabbits were being abused in Chinese angora farms.
The Department for Communities and Local Government has launched a consultation to “tackle aggressive parking policies” aimed at encouraging shoppers back into town centres.
Spanish retailer Mango has confirmed the launch of its plus size fascia Violeta, first revealed by Drapers last month.
House of Fraser saw its third quarter like-for-like sales edge up just 0.8% on last year, with online sales driving much of the department store’s growth.
As English fashion and homewares brand Cath Kidston is set to be sold for £250m, Drapers takes a look back at the retailer’s history.
Boohoo.com saw sales surge by 132% to £67.2m in the year to February 28, its last full year results to be published before the business is due to go public.
TK Maxx has been accused of misleading shoppers by exaggerating original prices and falsely labelling designer stock as current season.
Flash Sales site SecretSales, etailer Matches.com and discount site Achica are some of the latest technology companies to join government initiative Future Fifty.
McArthur Glen has started construction on a £35m extension of the Swindon Designer Outlet that will incorporate the historic Long Shop building, part of the Grade II-listed Great Western Railway Works, into the centre.
Abercrombie & Fitch chief executive Mike Jeffries has signed a new contract despite shareholders calling for him to be replaced.
Kidswear brands including Little Troll, Jake and Maya and Nixie Clothing are to exhibit together at a showroom next February.
Cath Kidston has opened its largest ever flagship store in London’s Piccadilly.
Karen Millen is ramping up the international arm of its business with 40 stores set to open next year as the womenswear retailer reported a drop in profits for its last financial year.
Primark has unveiled plans to increase its selling space by more than one million sq ft in the current financial year, outpacing the rapid growth seen in 2012/13.
Fashion sales rose 4.9% at John Lewis last week, outperforming the wider business which fell 1.7% following the spike on Black Friday.