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When the history of fashion retailing is written, 2014 will be seen as a momentous year in which the accepted norms of business practice were challenged on several fronts and we saw a structural shift across many areas of the sector.
Dave Conaghan is owner of young fashion independent Chocolate Clothing in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Wolford has appointed Ashish Sensarma as its new chief executive from January 7.
British designer Gareth Pugh will return to London Fashion Week after a seven-year hiatus.
My-Wardrobe.com has ceased trading online and sold its domain name to the Net-a-Porter Group.
Brands have told Drapers their hands are tied when it comes to discounting, as pressure mounted this week from independent retailers worried about the impact on their bottom lines.
Shirtmaker Thomas Pink is moving into wholesale for autumn 15 and will make its trade show debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence on January 13-16, then will exhibit at Premium in Berlin on January 19-21.
Berlin trade show Bread & Butter has filed for insolvency following the cancellation of its January edition.
Footwear brand Hudson has treated unsuspecting skaters to a pair of new shoes for its Christmas 2014 campaign video.
Rihanna has been appointed global ambassador for women’s training at Puma and will serve as the sportswear brand’s women’s creative director from January.
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The Drapers Interview
Betty Jackson’s passion for fabrics and print has endured for 47 years, and the Drapers Lifetime Achievement winner is still firmly ensconced in the design studio.
After 125 years of making jeans, Lee is being led into uncharted territory by European boss Gilles Laumonier.
A trend for online games has resulted in creative ways to win sales in the run-up to Christmas.
As Facebook prepares to cut back on unpaid adverts in its users’ feeds from January, we talk to retailers, brands and consultants about the possible impact of the change.