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Keely Stocker

Menswear shoppers may be Open to change – but are trade show organisers?

30th August 2014 | By

As the sunny weather disappears and the kids go back to school, a new season begins.

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Offer a clear positioning and they will come

27 August 2014

Ashley Morris is co-owner of Linzi Shoes, which has one store at Westfield Stratford and four in Essex, and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain.

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Sales rise in 90th year at Charles Clinkard

1 September 2014 | By

Family-run footwear chain Charles Clinkard has recorded a 9.1% rise in like-for-like sales to £15.6m for the six months to July 31.

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Sainsbury's launches Tu ecommerce pilot

1 September 2014 | By

Sainsbury’s began trialling online sales of its Tu clothing brand this weekend, with about 200 customers based in the Midlands invited to take part.

The designer outlet centre has a presence in eight countries

McArthurGlen plots major expansion over next three years

1 September 2014 | By

McArthurGlen has laid down plans to open 2.7 million sq ft of retail space over the next three years, at a cost of almost €1.5bn (£1.2bn).

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Arnotts launches first customer loyalty card

1 September 2014 | By

Dublin department store Arnotts has launched its first store loyalty card, the Wonder Card, today.

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Tesco issues profit warning, brings Lewis in a month early

29 August 2014 | By

Tesco has issued a profit warning and announced chief executive Dave Lewis will start on Monday, a month earlier than scheduled.

Asos\' Pete Marsden has left the etailer after almost two years

Asos chief information officer Pete Marsden departs

29 August 2014 | By ,

Asos chief information officer Pete Marsden has left the etailer after almost two years with the company.

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MICAM preview

30th August 2014 | By

For those preparing to hot-foot it to Micam in Milan to check out spring 15’s collections, get your visit off to a flying start with our pick of the must-see brands.

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Copenhagen fashion week spring 15

16 August 2014 | By ,

The pick of the brands from Copenhagen’s CIFF, Vision and Gallery trade shows.

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Etail has made Sunday trading laws obsolete

27 August 2014

Mark Allatt is co-founder of campaign group Open Sundays.

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Business rates, Asian markets and customer service are all taxing issues

23 August 2014

In the notoriously quiet month of August, the battle against business rates does not subside.

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Kick-start your aspirations with a Start Up Loan

22 August 2014

Grace Gordon is the founder of leather goods brand Grace Gordon.

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Give your business something to shout about

22 August 2014

Deryane Tadd is the owner of womenswear boutique The Dressing Room in St Albans and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB).

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Fashion Team Favourite: Gibson and Birkbeck

20 August 2014 | By

An up and coming shirting brand is the latest to catch our Fashion Team’s eye this season.

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Special sizes are a weighty issue in a society that's growing bigger and bigger

18 August 2014 | By

There’s great entertainment to be had in the month of August by checking the nationals for their silly season stories.

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Ecommerce: The rise of Image Recognition Technology

6 August 2014 | By

Want it, snap it, find it - picture-led shopping apps that allow customers to search by taking images and submitting them to the app are taking off, and retailers are queuing to sign up.

John Varvatos

Shopwatch: John Varvatos strikes a chord in London

28 August 2014 | By

A big noise hits London’s stage- Vintage guitars and music photography help John Varvatos make a high-volume arrival onto the European retail scene

Jessy Heuvelink

My fashion life - Jessy Heuvelink

28 August 2014 | By

J Lindeberg’s head of design talks about the UK launch of his womenswear range and his sideline in leather jackets and masks.

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