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Burberry Prorsum womenswear spring 15

London Fashion Week: Bugs at Burberry and other key highlights

16 September 2014 | By ,

Wearability at Burberry Prorsum, plus other highlights from day four including Peter Pilotto, Giles and more.

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.

Adam Jagger crop

Why designers shouldn’t do too much, too soon

24 September 2014

Adam Jagger is buying consultant for Lambert’s Yard, a design, fashion and lifestyle retail and events space that will open in Leeds next month

Micam

Midweek Micam welcomed but later Who’s Next divides opinion

30 September 2014 | By

Footwear brands have embraced the decision to give Milanese trade show Micam a midweek slot for September 2015, but Who’s Next exhibitors are less convinced by the Paris womenswear show’s move to a later date.

Fashion SVP

Fashion SVP set to add second show in 2016

30 September 2014 | By

Annual sourcing show Fashion SVP intends to add a second seasonal event from 2016 after a successful three days at London Olympia this week earned praise from exhibitors and visitors.

Richard Kottler

BFA appoints new chief as Richard Kottler retires

29 September 2014 | By

The British Footwear Association has promoted John Saunders to chief executive, effective from November 1.

Liverpool Fashion Week

Liverpool Fashion Week to include kidswear for the first time

29 September 2014 | By

Liverpool Fashion Week will broaden its reach to include kidswear and teen fashion this October, as part of its aim to make fashion “accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds”.

sports direct

Sports Direct continues Debenhams concession roll out

26 September 2014 | By

Sports Direct has announced that two new concessions will open in Debenhams stores in Bristol and Guildford next month.

Little White Lies Gold Label

Little White Lies unveils premium Gold Label line

26 September 2014 | By

Little White Lies has launched a higher-priced womenswear range for spring 15 in a bid to attract upmarket retailers such as Net-a-Porter and Selfridges.

Oxford Street shoppers

New service to predict best-selling items

26 September 2014 | By

SoundOut Retail and WGSN have developed a customer insight tool designed to anticipate successful items before they hit stores.

62 Buckingham Gate

Kering takes office space in London’s Victoria

25 September 2014 | By

Luxury brand house Kering has taken 12,000 sq ft of office space at 62 Buckingham Gate, a new building in Victoria, London.

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.

Tommy Hilfiger, Alexa Chung, Tennessee Thomas, Tali Lennox, Amber Le Bon and Alexandra Richards

Ecommerce: Tommy Hilfiger creates a digital first in New York

18 September 2014

During last week’s New York catwalks, Tommy Hilfiger launched the First-Timers programme to attract a more diverse audience.

Live action: Topshop\'s Oxford Circus window

Ecommerce: London’s tech trends

18 September 2014

Brands at LFW showed how they are taking the catwalk to consumers.

Oxford St store

Shopwatch: Jacamo & Simply Be

26 September 2014 | By

N Brown has brought its Simply Be and Jacamo dual fascia to Oxford Street. How does it shape up against the West End heavyweights?

Goodhood store

Shopwatch: The Goodhood Store

19 September 2014 | By

After seven years on a quiet back street, The Goodhood Store has moved centre stage with its new Shoreditch store.

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