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Dean Dunham is chief executive and ombudsman at The Retail Ombudsman.
Tanya Marriott is owner of footwear retailer Solelution, which has two stores in Portishead and Clifton in Somerset.
Julian and Rhona Blades, owners of premium mini-chain Jules B, have invested more than £875,000 into the business to compensate for accounting errors stretching back four years.
Fleur Bird, owner of the Fleur B boutiques in London’s Chelsea and Duke Street, is expanding her wholesale collection for autumn 15 and has launched a fund to help emerging British brands develop their own collections.
Black Friday on November 28 dragged department store sales down 4.5% to their lowest level in 20 years in December, data from the Office for National Statistics has revealed.
Retail staff are the UK’s unhappiest workers when it comes to rates of pay, according to research by job search engine Adzuna.
Little Mistress Group has signed a three-year deal with global supply chain managers Li & Fung to supply and distribute the brand house’s new offering of handbags, accessories and small leather goods from autumn 15.
Womenswear brand Beulah London has appointed Anna Sweeting as chief executive, tasked with expanding the business through wholesale and retail.
Footfall fell by 0.4% across all retail locations last week as shoppers felt the strain of Christmas spending before payday, according to the latest figures from Springboard.
A Labour council is due to become the first in the country to offer companies a discount on their business rate if they pay the London living wage today.
DPD will open its own parcel shop network in June, to provide an alternative to competitors’ click-and-collect services.
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Exhibitors at Who’s Next in Paris were left disappointed after visitor numbers struggled on day two.
Streetwear brand Element skates into Seven Dials with a store showcasing the artistry of the boardsports tribe.
The opening of its store at The Centre MK in Milton Keynes represents a change of pattern for the contemporary retailer.
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Focusing on ‘real women’, Curvy Kate lingerie has enjoyed a meteoric rise, culminating in a Drapers Award last year.
Dedicated customer service helped Janie Theaker turn Bridge into a Drapers Independents Award winner.
Sports fashion brand Björn Borg will launch its spring 15 collection this week using a free web-based game called First Person Lover, which will feature in-game shopping.
A former Royal Marine Commando who unsuccessfully appeared on BBC One’s Dragons’ Den has signed an exclusive deal to sell his wearable technology clothing range in Harrods for six weeks from January 19.