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Eric Musgrave

Tesco’s accountancy antics damage the entire retail sector

26 September 2014 | By

Next time NatWest charges me £35 for breaching my modest overdraft limit by, say, £15 for part of one day, I shall offer in my plea for clemency the case of this week’s accountancy nightmare from Tesco.

Adam Jagger crop

Why designers shouldn’t do too much, too soon

24 September 2014

Adam Jagger is buying consultant for Lambert’s Yard, a design, fashion and lifestyle retail and events space that will open in Leeds next month

Denise Green crop 1

Element of surprise keeps our customers happy

24 September 2014 | Updated: 24 September 2014

Denise Green is womenswear buyer at Jarrold independent department store in Norwich and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB)

Derek McCormack

Evolving and adapting is the key to longevity

18 September 2014

Derek McCormack is menswear buyer for independent department store Majors, which has three branches in Shropshire and Wales, and a member of the International Menswear Company (IMC).

Fashion SVP

Fashion SVP set to add second show in 2016

30 September 2014 | By

Annual sourcing show Fashion SVP intends to add a second seasonal event from 2016 after a successful three days at London Olympia this week earned praise from exhibitors and visitors.

World Retail Congress

World Retail Congress: To digitally innovate don’t lose focus on retail fundamentals

30 September 2014 | By

“We at the foothill of the [online] journey, we aren’t at the summit” and retailers must not forget to retain focus on service and execution while innovating digitally, Tesco’s group digital officer has said.


Midweek Micam welcomed but later Who’s Next divides opinion

30 September 2014 | By

Footwear brands have embraced the decision to give Milanese trade show Micam a midweek slot for September 2015, but Who’s Next exhibitors are less convinced by the Paris womenswear show’s move to a later date.


Consumer confidence slips in September

30 September 2014 | By

British consumer confidence edged down in September as shoppers became more cautious about the outlook for the general economy over the next 12 months.

Founder of Applied Brilliance, Deborah Patton

World Retail Congress: “Rebel against the old way of doing things”

30 September 2014 | By

If retailers want to attract the millennial consumer they must “rebel against the old way of doing things”, Deborah Patton, founder of US thought leadership advisory group business Applied Brilliance, told WRC attendees today.

Ayana Parsons

World Retail Congress: Sustainability needs a makeover

30 September 2014 | By

Sustainability needs a makeover if it is to appeal to millennial shoppers, said Ayana Parsons, head of retail and consumer goods at the World Economic Forum, at today’s World Retail Congress.

Chi-Joon Choi

World Retail Congress: Retailers must create “hyper-connected” shopping environments

30 September 2014 | By

Retailers should create “hyper-connected” shopping environments through the use of technologies like Near Field Communication (NFC) to boost sales and understanding of their customers, the chief executive of Samsung Electro Mechanics has said.

RSS feed for Paris Fashion Week: Spring 15

Paris Fashion Week: Spring 15

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Paris Fashion Week: Saint Laurent's rock and rollers and Stella McCartney's simplicity

30 September 2014 | By

Plus other key looks from yesterday’s key shows, including Sacai, Sonia Rykiel and Giambattista Valli.

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Paris Fashion Week: John Paul Gaultier's final show, JW Anderson's Loewe debut and more

29 September 2014 | By

Catch up on this weekend’s Paris fashion week highlights, including big shows from Givenchy, Celine and Chloe.

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Paris Fashion Week: catching up with Carven, Balmain and Lanvin

26 September 2014 | By

Highlights from the key designers at yesterday’s Paris Fashion Week catwalk shows, including Carven, Balmain, Roland Mouret and Lanvin.


Paris Fashion Week: Kicking off with Dries Van Noten and Balenciaga

25 September 2014 | By

The final spring 15 fashion week has started in Paris, with Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga and Rochas setting the tone.

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Setting up an independent shop

Young Ideas

How to run a store: Deciding your concept

26 September 2014 | By

Ever dreamed of opening your own boutique? In this new 12-part series, we present a step-by-step guide to setting up an independent shop, starting with the initial idea.

Henry Bertrand

Première Vision

26 September 2014 | By ,

UK mills exhibiting at the Paris textile show on September 16-18 were encouraged by the ongoing popularity of Made in Britain fabrics.

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