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Eric Musgrave

Food for thought as largest retailers adapt in a changing market

1 August 2014 | By

People, product and places are dominating the retail headlines this week.

Cos Dublin

Cos to open in London’s One New Change

1 August 2014 | By

Premium retailer Cos is opening a new store within London’s One New Change shopping centre in St Paul’s this autumn.


Hobbs undergoes restructure and pushes US expansion plans

1 August 2014 | By

Hobbs is to restructure and make further moves into the US after a business review carried out by private equity owners 3i.

Little Black Dress

Online marketplace Little Black Dress unveils own range

1 August 2014 | By

Little Black Dress (LBD), the affiliate marketplace site selling party dresses, will launch its own collection for autumn 14 following a revamp of its website, and if this proves successful it could look to open concessions.

Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur readies for £200m sale

1 August 2014 | By

Agent Provocateur’s owner 3i is considering a sale of the premium British lingerie brand for an estimated £200m.


Adidas issues profit warning amid Russia fears

1 August 2014 | By

Adidas is to cut back on its growth plans across Russia and close some existing stores, blaming the increased uncertainty in the country for falling income.

The company has posted strong full year figures

Ted Baker relaunches US ecommerce site

1 August 2014 | By

Ted Baker is to release a refreshed version of its US ecommerce site today (August 1).


Pure Expectations

2 August 2014

With Pure set to kick off this weekend, we caught up with some womenswear indies, agents and brands to ask what they want from the show, talk trends, and find out what’s driving their sales.

Drapers spring 15 womenswear special

Womenswear Special

24 July 2014 | By ,

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Fashion team favourite: Kempes' spring 15 collection

28 July 2014 | By

The new menswear brand from designer Danny Passarella caught the eye of the Drapers fashion team this week.


Fashion team favourite: Opening Ceremony, Shoreditch

24 July 2014 | By

The new east London outpost of cult New York store Opening Ceremony opened today, nestled in the Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street.

Eric Musgrave

Entrepreneurial spirit flourishes in the fashion technology sector

24 July 2014 | By

The spirit of entrepreneurship was burning bright on Tuesday evening when I attended a networking dinner for journalists and bright young things from the field of fashion technology.

Chris Bryant

There are winners and losers in competition law

24 July 2014

Chris Bryant is partner at law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

Sarah Decent

Pushing independents boosts footfall and sales

24 July 2014

Sarah Decent is the owner of footwear retailer Modish in Cambridge and Saffron Walden.


There’s no dressing up the naked truth when Moss Bros boss goes undercover

19 July 2014 | By

Moss Bros chief executive Brian Brick got an uncomfortable view of how his company operates in this week’s episode of Undercover Boss, a Channel 4 reality TV series.

Massimo Dutti, Regent Street

Massimo Dutti: An Exercise in Elegance

1 August 2014 | By Charlotte Rogers

Its revamped flagship offers the clearest example yet of Massimo Dutti’s premium lifestyle aspirations.

Nathalie Gaveau Shopcade  crop

My fashion life - Nathalie Gaveau

30 July 2014 | By

After netting nearly £147m with the sale of ecommerce platform, Gaveau is onto her next project - web and mobile social shopping app Shopcade.


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