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There’s no dressing up the naked truth when Moss Bros boss goes undercover

19 July 2014 | By

Moss Bros chief executive Brian Brick got an uncomfortable view of how his company operates in this week’s episode of Undercover Boss, a Channel 4 reality TV series.

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Adidas celebrates World Cup social media triumph

16 July 2014 | By

The Germans have plenty to celebrate following the dramatic conclusion of Sunday’s World Cup in Brazil, and German sportswear brand Adidas is sharing in the triumph.


Champion to stage UK comeback after two-year break

23 July 2014 | By

Italian sportswear brand Champion is returning to the UK after a two-year absence and is also seeking its first British standalone store.

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Former high street designers launch British leather brand

23 July 2014 | By

The former creative director of Crew Clothing and Ghost, Tess Richards, has joined forces with Kat Radcliffe, a former senior designer at Jigsaw and Mulberry, to create a leather womenswear label called Richards Radcliffe.

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De Keyser vows to double Basler's sales

22 July 2014 | By

Robert De Keyser, the new UK and Irish wholesale agent for Basler, plans to double the mainstream German brand’s UK sales within three years, starting with its spring 15 collection.

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Kelly Brook named as first UK face of Skechers

22 July 2014 | By

Actress and model Kelly Brook has been named as the face of footwear brand Skechers for the company’s 2015 marketing and social media campaigns.

National character:  items in last  year’s Best of Britannia exhibition

Buy British Day to take place in October

22 July 2014 | By

The groundswell of support for UK-based designers and manufacturers continued this week with the launch of the inaugural Buy British Day, which will take place on October 3.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley revealed as face of Paige Denim

22 July 2014 | By

US denim brand Paige Denim has hired British supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as the face of the label for spring 2015.


Crocs cuts workforce as profits decline

22 July 2014 | By

Footwear brand and retailer Crocs is making 183 positions redundant out of its nearly 5,000-strong workforce, and plans to close up to 100 stores after reporting a decline in profits.

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Rocket Dog bolsters management team

21 July 2014 | By

Californian lifestyle brand Rocket Dog has strengthened its management team with three new appointments.


The Drapers Interview - Jürgen Leuthe and Diane Sykes, Hauber

19 July 2014 | By

Helped by sales manager Diane Sykes, Jürgen Leuthe is giving the 144-year-old label a new lease of life.

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The Drapers Interview- Emma Alexander, USC

12 July 2014 | By

Youthful Ambition: USC brand director Emma Alexander wants to make young fashion retailing look simple - starting on Oxford Street.


Ecommerce: Retailers play tag

28 June 2014 | By

PowaTag, which allows any advert to be turned into a buying opportunity, is being snapped up by retailers hoping to capitalise on the ability to fast-track sales and payments.


Ecommerce: A sense of security

21 June 2014 | By

To minimise the risk of fraudulent transactions and hackings, retailers must wise up to the danger signs in their data.

The young fashion chain has unveiled a fresh store concept at Westfield London

Shopwatch: New Look

5 July 2014 | By

Fast-fashion retailer New Look is upping its game.

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Shopwatch: Roksanda

28 June 2014 | By

Mount Street’s latest addition is an eye-catching combination of colour, art and architecture - and will soon be showcasing more than just clothes.

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