Oh, the weather outside is frightful ...Subscription
As climate change bites, the high street needs to wise up or risk losing out
After making its name with celebrity-inspired styles, etailer Asos.com tells Lauretta Roberts why it has a lot more to offer than just copycat clothes
The trainer is shedding its classic look, with 1980s-inspired styling heralding bright colours, high-shine finishes and painterly graphics for spring 08
Merchandisers' love for Excel spreadsheets can turn sour as the files grow bigger and data gets lost in the muddle. Penelope Ody seeks out some alternatives
One for the roadSubscription
Deciding whether to outsource distribution depends on each individual retailer. But if they decide to go ahead, there are plenty of providers, says Simon Jack
Autumn 08 heralds some innovative fabric blends and finishes as producers aim to keep pace with fashion's seasonal changes. Over the next six pages, we take a closer look at the textiles market ahead of this month's fabric shows
A merger between two Australian wool organisations could revitalise both the Woolmark brand and the knitwear industry, as Linda Foster discovers
Beauty and the beachSubscription
Heidi Gosman and Penny Klein launched premium beachwear brand Heidi Klein after working as retail management consultants. Tapping into the holiday wardrobe needs of the jet set, the company opened its first standalone store in London's Westbourne Grove (below) in April 2002. A second London store followed in 2004, and a website was launched a year later. Since September 2006 the brand has been sold in Harvey Nichols in London and Barneys in New York.
Sports doyens launch upmarket fasciaSubscription
A group of sportswear industry veterans have launched a new sports concept called Lab Sport.