Confidence was high on the first day of the spring 15 edition of Micam Milan on Sunday (August 31), with footwear brands reporting increased orders following strong sales throughout the summer.
Plus-size cycling brand Fat Lad at the Back will expand into running and triathlon gear for spring 15 as it looks to make its bricks-and-mortar debut in Evans Cycles stores.
Sainsbury’s began trialling online sales of its Tu clothing brand this weekend, with about 200 customers based in the Midlands invited to take part.
Dublin department store Arnotts has launched its first store loyalty card, the Wonder Card, today.
Asos chief information officer Pete Marsden has left the etailer after almost two years with the company.
Warm weather sales and high sell-throughs during the summer have put retailers in an optimistic mood for autumn 14.
Little White Lies will add Lipsy to its stockists from September 1.
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.
Sugarhill Boutique is preparing to open its first full-price stores as part of a plan to boost sales to £10m in the next three years.
High street retailers are more optimistic about the next three months of trading than they have been in 12 years, as sales grew strongly in the year to August.
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Shares in Asos soared yesterday (August 28) following unconfirmed reports of a US bid for a stake in the etailer.
The Norwegian soverign wealth fund Norge Bank Investment Management has bought a majority share in Savile Row and its surrounding area for €411.6m (£327.8m) from the Anglican Church.
River Island will launch its first TV ad campaign for autumn 14.
German discounter Lidl has said its ability to offer high-quality products at a low price will set its new trend-led womenswear clothing range apart from its competitors.
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.
Family-run footwear chain Charles Clinkard has recorded a 9.1% rise in like-for-like sales to £15.6m for the six months to July 31.
McArthurGlen has laid down plans to open 2.7 million sq ft of retail space over the next three years, at a cost of almost €1.5bn (£1.2bn).
Tesco has issued a profit warning and announced chief executive Dave Lewis will start on Monday, a month earlier than scheduled.
The Cambridge Satchel Company will open a 3,239 sq ft six-storey flagship in Covent Garden on October 7, Drapers can reveal.
Women’s young fashion brand Lipsy is preparing to launch a dedicated sportswear line in early November, in a bid to tap into growing demand for fashion-led sports styles.
Fashion sales at John Lewis last week were up 14.3% year-on-year, with growth driven by a strong performance in womenswear.
British fashion industry players have expressed frustration at the lack of a trickle-down effect from the falling price of cotton around the world.
Matalan has announced a second collaboration with model Abbey Clancy.
US womenswear brand Stradivarius opened its first UK store this week in Westfield Stratford.
Ted Baker reopened its Regent Street flagship today (August 28) with a refreshed design in a royal theme.
Brands are worried Bread & Butter’s decision to cancel its Barcelona return has damaged its credibility, but mostly support its decision to stay in Berlin.
Monsoon plans to bolster its Artisan range of collaborative pieces with overseas craftspeople in a bid to boost its ethical credentials and support women’s charities.
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.
H&M will kick off its 2014 Christmas campaign with a TV advert starring singers Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett.