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Our new and improved survey of retailers’ stores and collections kicks off this season with lots of plus points.
Speculate to accumulate is not a phrase much heard these days.
Supergroup has lowered its full year profit guidance to £60m-£65m as the warm autumn weather hits yet another retailer.
Premium womenswear brand Luisa Cerano has doubled its UK turnover over the past year and has said there is “definitely still room for growth”.
Outdoor brand The North Face has revealed plans to open up to 120 franchise stores in the UK and Europe over the next three to four years.
US womenswear brand Eileen Fisher will launch into Harvey Nichols Edinburgh and online at Harveynichols.com from November 1.
Hunter has opened its first company-owned store at 83-85 Regent Street as a showcase for its newly-extended range that now includes outerwear and knitwear.
River Island has become one of the first retailers to develop a Kindle version of its transactional shopping app.
Aquascutum is developing a made-to-measure men’s tailoring service that will launch in February.
Nigel Addison will return to Duck and Cover as managing director from November 6.
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The Drapers Interview
Liz Evans, tactician behind Warehouse and Oasis, is focused on social media and domestic growth to keep both brands in the premier league.
Back to the future: Simon Cotton, chief executive of Johnstons of Elgin, is getting the balance right between private and own label business to continue the mill’s success.
Italian tailoring etailer Lanieri is using 3D scanning technology in UK pop-up stores to offer shoppers better-fitting suits and to boost sales.
Drapers spoke to Harding via Twitter about the rise of mobile shopping – which he predicts could overtake plastic payments in two years – the new technologies for retailers to tap into and whether wearable technology in fashion will ever become mainstream.
Twenty-year-old Aphrodite’s passion for menswear grows ever stronger on Wearside.
Striking the right note: With Inditex fascia Stradivarius a few months into its UK expansion, we visit its first store to assess its chances of success.