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Keely Stocker

Menswear shoppers may be Open to change – but are trade show organisers?

30th August 2014 | By

As the sunny weather disappears and the kids go back to school, a new season begins.

Ashley Morris crop

Offer a clear positioning and they will come

27 August 2014

Ashley Morris is co-owner of Linzi Shoes, which has one store at Westfield Stratford and four in Essex, and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain.

Mark Allatt crop

Etail has made Sunday trading laws obsolete

27 August 2014

Mark Allatt is co-founder of campaign group Open Sundays.

Monsoon Baggers

Monsoon crafts plan to expand its Artisan range

28 August 2014 | By

Monsoon plans to bolster its Artisan range of collaborative pieces with overseas craftspeople in a bid to boost its ethical credentials and support women’s charities.

Mark Henderson

Gieves & Hawkes’ Henderson joins mannequin manufacturer

28 August 2014 | By

Gieves & Hawkes’ chairman Mark Henderson will join mannequin manufacturer and supplier Proportion London in the same role on September 1.

Bread & Butter cancelled

U-turn ‘damages credibility’ of B&B

28 August 2014 | By

Brands are worried Bread & Butter’s decision to cancel its Barcelona return has damaged its credibility, but mostly support its decision to stay in Berlin.

Karen Millen, Knightsbridge

Director Lynn Ritson leaves Karen Millen

28 August 2014 | By

Karen Millen’s brand communications director Lynn Ritson has left the business.

Ted Baker Regent Street

Image gallery: Ted Baker's redesigned Regent Street store

28 August 2014 | By ,

Ted Baker reopened its Regent Street flagship today (August 28) with a refreshed design in a royal theme.

H&M

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to star in H&M’s Christmas campaign

28 August 2014 | By

H&M will kick off its 2014 Christmas campaign with a TV advert starring singers Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett.

Zalando

Sales up 29.5% at Zalando

28 August 2014 | By

Zalando has reported a 29.5% increase in sales to €1.04bn (£828m) for the six months to June 30.

Asos menswear autumn 14

Asos shares jump following reports of US buyout

28 August 2014 | By

Shares in Asos soared yesterday (August 28) following unconfirmed reports of a US bid for a stake in the etailer.

Lidl\'s new range will focus on trend-led pieces

Price and quality will set our clothing apart, says Lidl

28 August 2014 | By ,

German discounter Lidl has said its ability to offer high-quality products at a low price will set its new trend-led womenswear clothing range apart from its competitors.

Savile Row

Savile Row bought by Norwegian investment fund

28 August 2014 | By

The Norwegian soverign wealth fund Norge Bank Investment Management has bought a majority share in Savile Row and its surrounding area for €411.6m (£327.8m) from the Anglican Church.

High Street

Scottish retailers voice ‘yes’ vote fears

28 August 2014 | By Drapers Reporters

Concern among Scottish retailers is mounting over the impending vote on independence next month, with uncertainty over currency and corporation tax rates playing on the minds of many.

River Island autumn 14 TV campaign

Video: River Island's first TV campaign Video

28 August 2014 | By

River Island will launch its first TV ad campaign for autumn 14.

Pennyblack

The Berlin Shows: The best of the bunch

19 July 2014 | By , ,

Not sure what trends to back? Some of Berlin’s big-hitting brands told us what they expect to sell.

Michael Ward

The Drapers Interview- Michael Ward, Harrods

28 August 2014 | By Charlotte Rogers

Harrods managing director Michael Ward says its Shoe Heaven concept puts it ahead of the field in the battle for well-heeled shoppers.

Charlotte_McHardy_002

The Drapers Interview - Charlotte McHardy, Olsen

23 August 2014 | By

After advising a rescue of womenswear label Olsen, VeldhovenGroup UK boss Charlotte McHardy is delivering on her promise to revive it.

Robinsons

The Drapers Interview - Russell, Wendy and James Jones

16 August 2014 | By

The family behind Robinsons of Bawtry have turned a small-town indie into a big player.

Beth Butterwick

The Drapers Interview - Bonmarché's chief executive Beth Butterwick

9 August 2014 | By

It took some tough love to rebuild the British chain, but Bonmarché is now getting back in shape and expanding.

Interact

Digital Edition August 16 2014

Digital Edition: August 16 2014

26 August 2014

Footwear and Accessories Special. Click to view Drapers as a digital issue.