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Who\'s Next 7

Image gallery: Who's Next Day One

4 July 2014 | By

The Parisian womenswear trade show kicked off in style with a Turkish theme for spring 15.

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Offer a clear positioning and they will come

27 August 2014

Ashley Morris is co-owner of Linzi Shoes, which has one store at Westfield Stratford and four in Essex, and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain.

Mark Allatt crop

Etail has made Sunday trading laws obsolete

27 August 2014

Mark Allatt is co-founder of campaign group Open Sundays.

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Original Penguin launches in Glasgow

27 August 2014 | By

Original Penguin has opened its first store in Glasgow within the Silverburn shopping centre.


Abercrombie to open first UK kidswear store

27 August 2014 | By

Abercrombie & Fitch will open its first UK kidswear flagship at 3 Savile Row, London, on August 30.

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Closet to pop up in London for retail debut

27 August 2014 | By

Closet will launch its first standalone retail store via a pop-up shop in London as early as this autumn.


Radley rolls out British concept as international demand grows

26 August 2014 | By

Premium handbag and accessories brand Radley is rolling out its British heritage store concept across all its locations, as it pushes further into international markets.

Lands\' End

Lands’ End opens in HoF

22 August 2014 | By Pennie Varvarides

US lifestyle retailer Lands’ End made its full-price bricks-and-mortar debut in the UK this week, with five concessions in House of Fraser stores set to be trading across England by the end of September.

Burberry Prorsum menswear spring 15

Burberry boss sells more than £5m of shares

22 August 2014 | By

Burberry chief executive and chief creative officer Christopher Bailey has offloaded £5.2m of shares in the company, weeks after shareholders staged a revolt against his £27m pay package.

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Veldhoven’s Dept label being readied for UK debut next year

22 August 2014 | By

Pan-European womenswear business VeldhovenGroup will launch Dutch contemporary brand Dept in the UK next year.


Ugg boots up lifestyle collections to propel UK growth

22 August 2014 | By

Ugg Australia plans to drive UK growth by expanding its lifestyle categories including loungewear and accessories, while also bolstering its retail presence in Europe and the Middle East.

Michael Ward

The Drapers Interview- Michael Ward

28 August 2014 | By Charlotte Rogers

Harrods managing director Michael Ward says its Shoe Heaven concept puts it ahead of the field in the battle for well-heeled shoppers.


The Drapers Interview - Charlotte McHardy, Olsen

23 August 2014 | By

After advising a rescue of womenswear label Olsen, VeldhovenGroup UK boss Charlotte McHardy is delivering on her promise to revive it.

Snap Fashion in action

Ecommerce: The rise of Image Recognition Technology

6 August 2014 | By

Want it, snap it, find it - picture-led shopping apps that allow customers to search by taking images and submitting them to the app are taking off, and retailers are queuing to sign up.

Michael Kors

Interview: Tracy Yaverbaun - Using Facebook to drive sales

30 July 2014 | By

Facebook’s Tracy Yaverbaun explains why the social network can be a platform to drive sales after all.


Shopwatch: Pro-Direct

23 August 2014 | By

Specialist football etailer Pro-Direct is hoping its first physical presence, just off Carnaby Street, will prove to be a game changer.


Shopwatch: Denham

16 August 2014 | By

Denham has chosen Berlin’s trendy new retail concept, The Blue Yard, for its first standalone German store.