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Creative director of two-store London-based premium independent Wolf & Badger, Henry Graham, discusses the reasons behind the acquisition of online accessories marketplace Boticca.
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Two longstanding names that are trying to justify their respective places in the modern retail world – BHS and Austin Reed – have been in the news over the past week for less ...
As the spring 16 womenswear catwalk shows get under way this month, will we see another nod to retro references from the 1970s? Let’s hope not.
Today’s consumer is rarely without their mobile phone in their pocket, so email marketing is potentially a great way to catch them on the move and lure them into your physical store or onto your digital shop. But is your email marketing up to the challenge?
Coggles owner The Hut Group has increased its corporate debt facility from £80m to £210m to fund potential new mergers and acquisitions, as well as investing in its nutrition products centre.
Leeds concept store Lambert’s Yard is launching a new programme to support emerging fashion designers and re-establish the city as a leading centre for design, garment and textile manufacture.
Fashion retailers in the UK will be one of the main beneficiaries from the increase in contactless card payment limits from £20 to £30 today (September 1), according to Visa Europe.
Footfall to covered retail destinations spiked over the bank holiday weekend as people sought shelter from the rain.
The Scottish Retail Consortium has published the first in a series of policy papers setting out its recommendations for overhauling the business rates system.
Annette Worsley-Taylor, one of the founders of the British Fashion Council and London Fashion Week, has died aged 71.
Hoopers department store and several fashion independents in Tunbridge Wells are counting the cost of floods, which hit the town in Kent on Monday night.
Irish retailers are to benefit from a new portal that will allow them to register and apply for licences they are obliged to have for trading purposes in one location.
Farfetch, the independent etail platform, is expanding its new offices at The Bower on Old Street roundabout in London.
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The traditionally out-of-town value retailer is raising its high street profile by packing plenty into its Oxford Street debut
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Luxury footwear brand Harrys of London uses the latest tech to create high-end dress shoes for the trainer-mad generation
Fat Face chief Anthony Thompson explains why he’s confident the brand will succeed where others have failed in the US and why he resists mid-season discounting and Black Friday.
Consultancy firm Kurt Salmon reveals the results of its omnichannel survey of more than 100 UK, German and French fashion retailers, highlighting those deemed to offer the best experience to their shoppers across multiple platforms.
Last week, Apple attempted to put the final nail in the coffin of cash and plastic cards with the launch of its contactless payment service, Apple Pay. But does the US tech titan, or any other contender, have the clout to create a seismic shift from plastic to digital?