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Drapers’ associate editor Kat Spybey talks to senior reporter Tara Hounslea about a report detailing poor working conditions in the UK textiles and garment manufacturing industry and the potential £2bn New Look IPO.
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The Dune Group and Austin Reed are among the first retailers to sign up to an international cross-border ecommerce platform, which is launching in the UK from May.
Womenswear retailer Roman Originals is enjoying an unexpected moment in the global spotlight, after a debate over the colour of one of its dresses went viral last week.
Selfridges has appointed Arcadia’s group public relations and communications director Tania Foster-Brown as its new marketing and communications director.
UK businesses including fashion retailers and manufacturers will be called upon to offer more training opportunities to the next generation of workers as part of National Apprenticeship Week on March 9-13.
Shoplifting from smaller stores has been “virtually decriminalised” because the offences are not treated as a priority by police or the courts, Labour MP and London mayoral candidate David Lammy has said.
Friars Walk, a new 390,000 sq ft retail and leisure centre in Newport, South Wales, will open its doors on November 12.
London Luton Airport is doubling its retail space to over 93,600 sq ft as part of £100m redevelopment plans designed to increase the airport’s capacity from 12 to 18 million passengers per year.
Mothercare’s operating profit in Ireland returned to the black last year, reaching €79,421 (£57,786), despite revenue declining 3.5% from €36.89m (£26.84m) to €35.62m (£25.92m) in the 12 months to March 2014.
The Drapers Interview
The retail veteran and founder of London independent Woodhouse on why his Mr Start label is moving in a more casual direction.
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.