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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.
In the notoriously quiet month of August, the battle against business rates does not subside.
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.
Young fashion brands Miss Sixty and Energie are to be relaunched into the UK wholesale market for spring 15 after a two-year hiatus.
Joseph Corré, founder of lingerie brand Agent Provocateur and son of Vivienne Westwood, has agreed a deal to open a second store for his A Child of the Jago brand.
Ipswich independent Urban Vintage has bowed out of the womenswear market this week to focus instead on providing a mix of men’s streetwear and premium brands.
Title A, the contemporary womenswear label by model-turned-actress Agyness Deyn, is on the hunt for global wholesale partners for spring 15.
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Specialist football etailer Pro-Direct is hoping its first physical presence, just off Carnaby Street, will prove to be a game changer.
Denham has chosen Berlin’s trendy new retail concept, The Blue Yard, for its first standalone German store.
The Drapers Interview
After advising a rescue of womenswear label Olsen, VeldhovenGroup UK boss Charlotte McHardy is delivering on her promise to revive it.
The family behind Robinsons of Bawtry have turned a small-town indie into a big player.
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.