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As the sunny weather disappears and the kids go back to school, a new season begins.
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 is co-founder of campaign group Open Sundays.
The torrential rain over the bank holiday weekend and the poor weather that followed hit footfall across the high street last week, according to data company Springboard.
British fashion industry players have expressed frustration at the lack of a trickle-down effect from the falling price of cotton around the world.
Consumers confidence grew by three points to 1 in August, with all five measures used to calculate the monthly GfK’s UK consumer confidence index seeing an increase this month.
Concern among Scottish retailers is mounting over the impending vote on independence next month, with uncertainty over currency and corporation tax rates playing on the minds of many.
Drapers takes a look at the key catwalk shows at day one of the spring 15 edition of Stockholm fashion week.
Closet will launch its first standalone retail store via a pop-up shop in London as early as this autumn.
The rainy weather hit footfall in retail parks, shopping centres and on the high street this weekend, with double digit drops recorded across the majority of UK regions.
StreetHub, a website and app offering a click-and-collect service for independent London retailers, is preparing to expand to Brighton.
Political tensions in Russia and Thailand and unfavourable exchange rates have hit tourist retail spend in the UK in the seven months to the end of July.
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A big noise hits London’s stage- Vintage guitars and music photography help John Varvatos make a high-volume arrival onto the European retail scene
Specialist football etailer Pro-Direct is hoping its first physical presence, just off Carnaby Street, will prove to be a game changer.
The Drapers Interview
Harrods managing director Michael Ward says its Shoe Heaven concept puts it ahead of the field in the battle for well-heeled shoppers.
After advising a rescue of womenswear label Olsen, VeldhovenGroup UK boss Charlotte McHardy is delivering on her promise to revive it.
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.
Facebook’s Tracy Yaverbaun explains why the social network can be a platform to drive sales after all.