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Have you sent in your nominations for Drapers’ 30 under 30 yet? If you haven’t, you only have one week to do it.
One of the panel at last week’s judging for the Drapers Awards 2014 summed up the current situation very well: “It’s a testament to the strength of the sector that many of the choices were so difficult.”
Bobby Lane is a partner at accountancy firm Shelley Stock Hutter.
Value footwear retailer Shoe Zone has announced in a trading update that pre-tax profits for the year to October 4 are expected to be in line with market expectations despite slow September sales.
Asos chief executive Nick Robertson has defended the performance of the etailer after a “challenging” year, saying what doesn’t kill the business “can only make it stronger”.
The owner of premium independent department store Psyche has opened a 8,000 sq ft shop dedicated to young fashion brands, also in Middlesbrough.
Selling Reebok to a group of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi could be beneficial to both the brand and parent company Adidas, analysts have said.
The opening of Bally’s London store has been hailed as a relaunch of the luxury brand by chief executive Frédéric de Narp.
Jimmy Choo plans to open 10 to 15 stores a year following its float on the London Stock Exchange today (October 22), focusing on the Asian market.
Consumer confidence has risen for the third quarter in succession according to the Deloitte Consumer Tracker, which surveys 3,000 adults on consumer spending attitudes and behaviour.
Spring 15 Catwalk Analysis
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Expanding in Russia
With growing political and economic uncertainty in Russia, should retailers still gamble on expanding there?
Drapers Lifetime Achievement Award: Rita Britton
After almost 50 years in fashion, Rita Britton of Barnsley designer boutique Pollyanna is still passionate about creativity.
Italian tailoring etailer Lanieri is using 3D scanning technology in UK pop-up stores to offer shoppers better-fitting suits and to boost sales.
Redefining luxury: Shop Direct is steering into uncharted territory with VeryExclusive.co.uk, but Sarah Curran and Gareth Jones are confident about its democratic offering.
UK designer Florence Bridge has worked in Matthew Williamson’s embroidery and design department, and in production at Erdem.
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After 50 years at its King’s Road address, Jaeger’s smart revamp brings it up to date while staying true to its heritage.
The Made in Chelsea star on creating Serge DeNimes and being Barack Obama.
A new menswear trade show will run alongside CIFF during next year’s Copenhagen Fashion Week.