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Years ago, I was a van driver’s mate in London. The van driver worked almost exclusively for the antiques trade so our working day was spent picking up objets d’art from auction houses and taking them to antique shops, or vice versa.
Ian Anderson is head of retail planning at CBRE.
Hackett’s turnover increased 10% to £170m and its pre-tax profits soared 74% from £3.9m to £6.8m in the year to March 31, as it continued to expand internationally.
Suppliers have hit out at the “excessive” fines issued by Asos.com for “minor” breaches of its delivery rules, amid a crackdown by the etailer.
J.W. Anderson, Christopher Kane and Erdem will battle it out to win womenswear designer of the year at the 2014 British Fashion Awards, voted for by members of the global fashion industry.
The fashion and textiles industry must unite and work with the government to create a climate for British manufacturing to thrive, said experts at a Westminster forum on domestic manufacturing, skills and wearable technology on Tuesday.
Jimmy Choo plans to open 10 to 15 stores a year following its float on the London Stock Exchange today (October 22), focusing on the Asian market.
SuperGroup has appointed former Co-op boss Euan Sutherland as its new chief executive as Julian Dunkerton moves into the newly created role of founder and product and brand director.
Mulberry has launched collect in store, order in store and in-store online return services for shoppers ahead of the Christmas shopping season.
Selling Reebok to a group of investors from Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi could be beneficial to both the brand and parent company Adidas, analysts have said.
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The Drapers Interview
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.
Redefining luxury: Shop Direct is steering into uncharted territory with VeryExclusive.co.uk, but Sarah Curran and Gareth Jones are confident about its democratic offering.
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.
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.
After 50 years at its King’s Road address, Jaeger’s smart revamp brings it up to date while staying true to its heritage.