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Net-a-Porter’s founder and chairman Natalie Massenet talks to Bloomberg Television about the etailer’s “pockets of strength” in the US, the UK and Hong Kong, as mainland China is growing.
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Clothing and footwear returns are rising up the retail agenda, as multichannel shopping continues to grow, not just in the UK, but across borders.
How many shops is enough shops? That rather basic question must be bothering retailing chiefs as never before as the shift in shopping patterns requires them to recalibrate some of the basic formulae of the business.
The British Retail Consortium’s warning that inaction on business rates reform could see as many as 80,000 shops shut by 2017 was scaremongering worthy of the Daily Mail. But putting aside the numbers, the warning was a much-needed shot across the bow.
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Essex-based womenswear independent Ambiance of Colchester is to close later this year after 30 years in business.
Accessories brand The Cambridge Satchel Company is teaming up with iconic designer Vivienne Westwood for the second time to produce a limited edition collection of bags.
Lifestyle brand Boxfresh has appointed Achim Leidel as sales director for all German-speaking countries
Puma has sold Swedish footwear and outerwear brand Tretorn to Authentic Brands Group, owner of Juicy Couture.
Independent retailers are hoping to make hay while the sun shines by maintaining full-price sales despite heavy discounting on the high street and online, with some topping up in-season stock to make the most of the July heatwave.
Marks & Spencer showed its 1970s-inspired autumn 15 Autograph, Limited and Best of British ranges on the catwalk at an event in London last night - including a new version of the infamous suede skirt.
Cash remains the preferred payment method in the majority of transactions, this year’s annual payments survey by the British Retail Consortium has found.
Shoppers have become so used to year-round Sales on the high street that they rarely make a purchase at full price, a new report has found.
Yourbrandspace.com, the wholesale fashion platform that allows brands to showcase collections to retailers, has gone transactional as of today.
The parent company of lingerie brand La Perla has appointed luxury fashion veteran John Hooks as chief executive.
Young fashion agency Just Consultancies has opened a 5,000 sq ft showroom in Manchester.
Supermodel Heidi Klum has launched the autumn 15 collections of her eponymous lingerie ranges Heidi Klum Intimates and Heidi by Heidi Klum.
Vast, specialised boutiques and capturing the growing online market in the Middle East are the next steps in the Chalhoub Group’s 60-year history.
After a year in the job and having recently reshaped his fashion buying team, Ed Connolly is preparing to ramp up John Lewis’s women’s proposition and own brand collections.
Missguided’s founder Nitin Passi talks about the etailer’s rapid online growth and its first UK move into stores.
As UK boss of Vente-privee, Sally Scott aims to build a buzz among British shoppers for the flash Sales site