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Boohoo.com chief financial officer Neil Catto has been given 1.6 million share options worth £400,000, the young fashion etailer said in a statement.
Womenswear etailer Closet has rebranded as Closet London and has relaunched its website to reflect the change.
Michael Kors has poached Hugo Boss stalwart Marcel Ostwald for its newly created senior vice president of menswear role, as the US brand looks to grow the category.
Indie etail marketplace Farfetch is plotting a move into the kidswear sector, which will give more boutiques access to its 9 million monthly visitors.
Vogue and GQ publisher Condé Nast has set out an ambitious international roll-out plan for its ecommerce site Style.com, following its UK launch in September.
Make it British has revealed that the final lineup of speakers for the upcoming Meet the Manufacturer conference will include British Fashion Council chief executive Caroline Rush and designer Nigel Cabourn.
Retailers that do not invest in mobile shopping could be losing out on a combined £6.6bn of sales per year, according to the latest figures.
Premium Merseyside indie OD’s will launch a 1,000 sq ft jewellery and watch department on July 1.
Designer Oliver Spencer is mentoring men’s underwear brand Hamilton and Hare as it embarks on the launch of its first standalone store in London later this year.
Department stores sales bounced back in May, experiencing a 98% rise and outperforming the wider retail sector during the month, following on from a 47% drop in April.
Online print on-demand T-shirt retailer Spreadshirt has launched its debut UK video campaign focused on spreading fun, love, magic and attitude this summer.
Nike has opened its first dedicated women’s store in Europe at 33 King’s Road in London.
Mary Katrantzou, Sophia Webster and Peter Pilotto are among the designers whose previous collections will be featured at the British Designers’ Collective pop-up boutique at Bicester Village in Oxfordshire.
Two Drapers Independents Awards, new customers, wholesale plans for his own brand and an improving economy – we get the measure of master tailor Louis Copeland’s success.
In the latest of our Home Made series, we visit Carlisle’s Linton Tweeds, Chanel’s fabric manufacturer of choice.
Boohoo.com’s Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani are determined to keep up the etailer’s rapid acceleration into online fashion’s fast lane
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