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The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star tells Drapers fashion editor Graeme Moran about her latest collaboration with Lipsy.
Speculate to accumulate is not a phrase much heard these days.
Jonathan De Mello is head of retail consultancy at property adviser Harper Dennis Hobbs.
Dave Conaghan owns young fashion indie Chocolate Clothing in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Years ago, I was a van driver’s mate in London. The van driver worked almost exclusively for the antiques trade so our working day was spent picking up objets d’art from auction houses and taking them to antique shops, or vice versa.
Shoppers will spend an extra £2.3bn this Christmas bringing the total to £90.7bn, according to Verdict Research.
Aquascutum is developing a made-to-measure men’s tailoring service that will launch in February.
US womenswear brand Eileen Fisher will launch into Harvey Nichols Edinburgh and online at Harveynichols.com from November 1.
Premium womenswear brand Luisa Cerano has doubled its UK turnover over the past year and has said there is “definitely still room for growth”.
Manchester-based etailer Boohoo.com opened its first bricks-and-mortar pop-up shop in New York today.
River Island has become one of the first retailers to develop a Kindle version of its transactional shopping app.
Hunter has opened its first company-owned store at 83-85 Regent Street as a showcase for its newly-extended range that now includes outerwear and knitwear.
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Italian tailoring etailer Lanieri is using 3D scanning technology in UK pop-up stores to offer shoppers better-fitting suits and to boost sales.
Liz Evans, tactician behind Warehouse and Oasis, is focused on social media and domestic growth to keep both brands in the premier league.
UK designer Florence Bridge has worked in Matthew Williamson’s embroidery and design department, and in production at Erdem.
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Twenty-year-old Aphrodite’s passion for menswear grows ever stronger on Wearside.
Funding for UK businesses looking to expand internationally by attending overseas trade shows has been heavily reduced for the next season, Drapers understands.