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Ian Humphris

Pick up some lessons from the supermarket

16 April 2014

Ian Humphris, joint managing director of marketing consultancy Life Agency.

Talking Shop

As customer behaviour changes, so should you

16 April 2014

Tracy-Anne Fraser, is the owner of Somerset-based womenswear stores Grace at No 5 and The Frock Shop, and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB).

Canada Goose

Canada Goose opens first UK sales office

16 April 2014 | By

Canadian outerwear brand Canada Goose is opening its first UK sales office, just off London’s Oxford Street.

Burberry Beauty Box exterior

Burberry sales rise 19% but uncertainty over economy continues

16 April 2014 | By

Burberry Group sales rose 19% to nearly £1.3bn in the six months to March 31, as retail revenues climbed 13% to £928m.

juicy couture

Juicy Couture to expand following distribution deal with Folli Follie Group

16 April 2014 | By

Juicy Couture’s new distributor is looking to grow its retail presence across Europe by opening 10 stores in the next two years, with “one or two” earmarked for the UK.

Prince George Rachel Riley

Prince George boosts sales at Rachel Riley

16 April 2014 | By

Kidswear designer Rachel Riley has been deluged with shoppers trying to get their hands on the pair of dungarees worn by Prince George in his first media appearance last week.

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Asos picks up Kate Middleton-inspired maternity lingerie

14 April 2014 | By

Asos will stock maternity lingerie range Lorna Drew, which includes lines inspired by the Duchess of Cambridge, from August.


Michael Whitby-Grubb leaves Penrose after five years

14 April 2014 | By

Michael Whitby-Grubb, commercial director of high end men’s accessories brand Penrose, has left the business after five years.

club monaco menswear

Club Monaco to open first UK menswear store

11 April 2014 | By

Club Monaco, the Polo Ralph Lauren-owned lifestyle brand, will open its first UK menswear store this August.

Martin Mason

New Nicole Farhi chief vows to put brand back 'where it belongs'

10 April 2014 | By

Nicole Farhi’s new chief executive Martin Mason has pledged to return the brand to its former heights and is looking ahead to international expansion once its UK business is back on track.

Dani Reiss

The Drapers Interview - Dani Reiss of Canada Goose

5 April 2014 | By

Under Dani Reiss, Canada Goose has stretched its wings to encompass both Arctic explorers and suburban adventurers.

Fergus Patterson

The Drapers Interview - Fergus Patterson

27 March 2014 | By

Fergus Patterson has big plans for Gant, which has made a success of menswear but found womenswear trickier.

Get your hands on a deal: Bluetooth transmitters detect shoppers using the device and send targeted messages to their smartphones

Ecommerce: Beacon app signals greater interaction Video

14 March 2014 | By

Eastleigh mall uses Bluetooth tech to send offers to shoppers.

Burberry: product close-ups

Ecommerce: Instagram steals the show at London Fashion Week

15 March 2014 | By

Why photo-sharing platform Instagram is the go-to app for the fashion industry.

Nicholas Deakins

Shopwatch: Nicholas Deakins

16 April 2014 | By

The smart flagship store recently unveiled by Nicholas Deakins in Leeds signals a new maturity for the men’s clothing and footwear brand.

Lululemon Athletica, Covent Garden

Shopwatch: Lululemon Athletica

10 April 2014 | By

It’s all about healthy living at Canadian yoga brand Lululemon’s first UK store.

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