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Why multichannel retail is an outdated concept

1 October 2014

Maria Morais is managing consultant at digital agency Neoworks.

Kevin Lonin

A Yes vote would have been bad for business

1 October 2014

Blair Daniel is manager and buyer at men’s young fashion independent Concept Clothing in Aberdeen.

Eric Musgrave

Tesco’s accountancy antics damage the entire retail sector

26 September 2014 | By

Next time NatWest charges me £35 for breaching my modest overdraft limit by, say, £15 for part of one day, I shall offer in my plea for clemency the case of this week’s accountancy nightmare from Tesco.

Clarks Westfield London interior - men\'s shoes

Clarks to open first men’s only pop-up

1 October 2014 | By

Clarks will open its first men’s footwear only pop-up shop in London’s Covent Garden on October 23.

Eleven Paris

John Lewis targets younger men with third-party brands

1 October 2014 | By Ben Cooper

John Lewis has added six contemporary brands to its menswear line-up as part of a strategic move to widen its appeal and maximise a “key opportunity” to connect with younger male shoppers.


Topman launches online personal shopper service

1 October 2014 | By Ben Cooper

Topman is offering shoppers an online-only personal shopping service following a link up with Google+.

Andy Street

World Retail Congress: John Lewis rules out international stores

1 October 2014 | By

John Lewis is to boost its omnichannel approach by launching a “suite” of mobile apps, including one to support its Christmas advert, but the retailer has “no plans for world domination” through an international store rollout.


World Retail Congress: Fashion technology to change retail dynamics

1 October 2014 | By

The rapid escalation of fashion technology will have a huge impact on how we shop, with ideas from other sectors such as gaming expected to filter through to retail.

World Retail Congress: Retail leaders must educate their teams says former Bloomingdales chairman

1 October 2014 | By

Retail leaders must exhibit trust and focus on educating their teams, the former chairman and chief executive of Bloomingdales has said.


Warm weather and sluggish sales trigger autumn discounts

1 October 2014 | By Drapers Reporters

Unseasonably high temperatures and slow sales have caused multiple retailers to kick off the autumn season with widespread “panic” discounting.

J Crew opened its fourth London store on Sloane Square in September

J Crew on brink of two London store deals

1 October 2014 | By Ben Cooper

US premium retailer J Crew is thought to be on the verge of signing two new stores in London, as it continues its steady expansion across the capital.


Financial Conduct Authority begins Tesco probe

1 October 2014 | By

The Financial Conduct Authority has commenced a full investigation into Tesco’s overstatement of expected profit for the half year.

world retail congress

British talent recognised at World Retail Awards in Paris

1 October 2014 | By

British businesses including John Lewis, New Look and Sainsbury’s scooped some of the top awards at the World Retail Awards gala dinner in Paris last night, while Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and its former chief executive Mark Sebba were presented with the outstanding leadership award.

Forever 21, Trafford Centre

Forever 21 narrows UK losses as sales increase

1 October 2014 | By

US retailer Forever 21 has reduced its pre-tax losses in the UK to £18.4m in the year to February 28, from £66.5m the year before.

Small footprint: Zalando’s UK business makes up just 1% of the etailer’s total sales

Zalando valued at £4.1bn ahead of today's IPO

1 October 2014 | By

German etailer Zalando has priced its IPO near the top end of its given range, valuing the company at as much as €5.3bn (£4.1bn).

Tickled Pink post surgery bra from George at Asda

George launches post-surgery bra range

26 September 2014 | By

George at Asda has launched a post-surgery bra range developed with Breast Cancer Care ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

Global ambitions: Susanne Given in Superdry’s  Regent Street flagship

The Drapers Interview: Susanne Given, SuperGroup

25 September 2014 | By

Through its acquisition of distributors and franchise partners, SuperGroup’s global expansion is gathering momentum under chief operating officer Susanne Given.

Small wonders: Lewis wants to keep surprising customers

The Drapers Interview: Tracy Lewis, Wacoal Eveden

12 September 2014 | By

Lewis leads wacoal’s united front: a new name signals a fresh approach for lingerie group Wacoal Eveden, chief executive Tracy Lewis explains.


The Drapers Interview: Fiona Lambert, George at Asda

11 September 2014

Asda’s clothing brand boss Fiona Lambert is not worried by the growing threat from supermarket rivals

Ray Hernan

The Drapers Interview: Ray Hernan, Arnotts

4 September 2014 | By

With a refreshed offer and customer loyalty card, Arnotts boss Ray Hernan is leading the Dublin store out of the dark days of Ireland’s economic crash.



Assistant Merchandiser

£22000 - £26000 per annum

Garment Technologist

£22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

Senior Fashion Designer (Women’s Jersey Wear)

£25,000 - £35,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Store Manager - London

£35k plus bonus and benefits

Store Manager - Bicester

Up to £35k plus bonus and benefits

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Digital Edition: Brand Market Report 2013

25 September 2014

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