Don't miss this week
Drapers’ editorial director Eric Musgrave talks to senior reporter Jill Geoghegan about the mood at the Berlin trade shows and the sales of both USC and Beales.
This week was a good time for taxi drivers in Berlin.
Dean Dunham is chief executive and ombudsman at The Retail Ombudsman.
Tanya Marriott is owner of footwear retailer Solelution, which has two stores in Portishead and Clifton in Somerset.
The sun was shining brightly in Florence this week as Pitti Immagine Uomo brought together the British, Irish and international menswear pack.
The Social Whirl: An empty promise and Vive Yves.
Sports Direct, the sportswear chain controlled by Mike Ashley, agreed a put option of 10.5% in Debenhams on Friday, replacing a 6.6% holding that was announced in January last year.
A Labour council is due to become the first in the country to offer companies a discount on their business rate if they pay the London living wage today.
Asos.com has closed footwear website Crooked Tongues, which specialised in trainers, to avoid confusion with its own offer.
Clothing group Perry Ellis Europe, which owns brands including Farah and Original Penguin, is launching a German office in Düsseldorf next month to fuel its expansion in Europe.
Asos Ventures, the venture capital arm of Asos.com, has taken a minority shareholding in Trillenium, which creates 3D shops for online retailers.
Footfall fell by 0.4% across all retail locations last week as shoppers felt the strain of Christmas spending before payday, according to the latest figures from Springboard.
Austin Reed is to close its store on Sidney Street in Cambridge, in a move unrelated to the group’s company voluntary arrangement.
Pitti Uomo Autumn 15
Brands reinterpreted classic menswear styles at autumn 15’s edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence.
London Collections: Men
The capital’s designers delivered an abundance of outerwear, snug fabrics and functional styling.
Next Generation 2015
Matalan is proud to be working with the Drapers Next Generation initiative for the third consecutive year.
Matchesfashion.com will relaunch its in-house womenswear label Raey for spring 15 and introduce its first menswear collection.
Exhibitors at Who’s Next in Paris were left disappointed after visitor numbers struggled on day two.
Streetwear brand Element skates into Seven Dials with a store showcasing the artistry of the boardsports tribe.
ShangPin’s vice president of international business development is bringing a global perspective to the Chinese etailer.
Focusing on ‘real women’, Curvy Kate lingerie has enjoyed a meteoric rise, culminating in a Drapers Award last year.
Self-adjusting belts and activity-tracking crystals took centre stage at US tech show.