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WAREHOUSE AW14 WOMENSWEAR

Hit or Miss: Womenswear Autumn 14

31 October 2014 | By

Our new and improved survey of retailers’ stores and collections kicks off this season with lots of plus points.

Eric Musgrave

The best way to assure a prosperous future is to invest in the present

30 October 2014 | By

Speculate to accumulate is not a phrase much heard these days.

David Conaghan

Fighting back against the supermarket sweep

29 October 2014

Dave Conaghan owns young fashion indie Chocolate Clothing in Derry, Northern Ireland.

Jonathan De Mello

Why single channel retail is no longer an option

29 October 2014

Jonathan De Mello is head of retail consultancy at property adviser Harper Dennis Hobbs.

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Supplier goes out of business after factory fails Primark test

30 October 2014 | By ,

Primark supplier Positive Clothing London has gone into administration after the retailer cancelled its contract, Drapers understands.

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Harrods increases turnover by 11%

30 October 2014 | By

Harrods reported “another record year” which saw group turnover grow 11% to £794m for the full year to February 1, 2014, compared with £716.3m in the previous year.

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Image Gallery: Matalan opens high street store in Cardiff

30 October 2014 | By

Matalan has opened a new store on the Cardiff high street today, as the value retailer continues its push into prime location space.

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Christmas sales to soar by £2.3bn

30 October 2014 | By

Shoppers will spend an extra £2.3bn this Christmas bringing the total to £90.7bn, according to Verdict Research.

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Aquascutum to move back into made-to-measure

30 October 2014 | By

Aquascutum is developing a made-to-measure men’s tailoring service that will launch in February.

Eileen Fisher

Eileen Fisher to launch into Harvey Nichols

30 October 2014 | By

US womenswear brand Eileen Fisher will launch into Harvey Nichols Edinburgh and online at Harveynichols.com from November 1.

Luisa Cerano

Luisa Cerano doubles UK turnover after hiring country manager

30 October 2014 | By

Premium womenswear brand Luisa Cerano has doubled its UK turnover over the past year and has said there is “definitely still room for growth”.

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Hit or Miss: Womenswear Autumn 14

31 October 2014 | By

Our new and improved survey of retailers’ stores and collections kicks off this season with lots of plus points.

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Drapers Roundtable: Managing returns

30 October 2014 | By

With a seamless returns process increasingly crucial, Drapers invited operations and ecommerce specialists to share their strategies.

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Short Order Menswear

22 October 2014 | By ,

In Short Supply: Give your autumn 14 menswear ranges a timely boost with our pick of the bestselling short-order pieces - all available now.

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A beginner’s guide: Independent retail

Business case: Louis Copeland had a lot to consider before opening a shop in Dundrum centre, Dublin

A beginner’s guide: Independent retail

22 October 2014 | By

Great concept? Check! Next in our 12-part guide to setting up shop is the crucial phase of ensuring your business is built on strong financial foundations.

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    The Multichannel Report

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    Innovation in Fashion Report

    This report looks at how businesses across the fashion industry are coming up with new ideas at every stage of the supply chain to add value in terms of efficiency and product.

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