Debenhams has beaten predictions, posting a 4.3% rise in pre-tax profit to £88.9m during the six months to February, aided by fewer promotions boosting full-price sales and an improved online offer.
A group of large retailers have hit back at claims their employees are forced to rely on government benefits to supplement their incomes, to the tune of £11bn per year.
Pierre Darnton has left his position as head of international and wholesale at menswear business Pretty Green after just six months.
US menswear designer John Varvatos will show his spring 2016 collection at the inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men’s in July, marking his return to the city after seven years showing in Milan.
The latest batch of young menswear designers to receive financial and business support from Newgen Men, the Topman-sponsored talent initiative, has been announced by the British Fashion Council.
Cornish sheepskin clothing and footwear retailer Celtic & Co has returned to profit a year after its owners bought it out of administration in a pre-pack deal.
Bath men’s and women’s heritage retailer Clandar has started to design and manufacture its own products for the first time, in a move that could pre-empt the launch of a wholesale division.
Rhodi, the maker of Voi Jeans, has filed an appeal against a High Court ruling that it infringed the IP rights of G-Star by copying one of its styles.
Online retailer The Hut Group has taken the top spot in this year’s BDO Profit Track 100 report for the second successive year, recording an average profit increase of 217% over the past three years.
Charles Tyrwhitt founder Nick Wheeler did not accept a bumper £15.7m payout, despite the formalwear specialist recording a 21% rise in full year profit.
Mark Batista has turned his hand to almost all functions during his menswear career, gaining a keen eye for what sells and detailed knowledge of the market along the way.
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