Former M&S chief finance officer Alan Stewart is expected to start his new role at Tesco two months early after his employment with Marks & Spencer was formally ended today, following a period of gardening leave.
British shoe maker Jimmy Choo has today announced its intention to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the main London Stock Exchange.
The company assets of womenswear independent Austique have been sold to FC Fund Managers, after the two-store London business went into administration.
Ben Sherman is moving to a bigger store on Long Acre in London’s Covent Garden to showcase more of the brand’s range and house an in-store barber shop.
Online purchases of clothing and footwear will soar over the next four years, but consumers are increasingly looking for more flexible delivery options such as Sunday delivery or click-and-collect pick up points, according to a report commissioned by Barclays.
Tommy Hilfiger has promoted its chief marketing officer Avery Baker to the newly-created role of chief brand officer.
The former chief executive of JJB Sports Chris Ronnie will go on trial today (September 22) accused of £1m fraud.
Alibaba-owned ecommerce site Tmall has boosted Marks & Spencer’s online clothing sales in China, with 44% of the British retailer’s dress sales in the country now made through this platform.
Chinese textiles company Shandong Ruyi Technology Group has bought a minority stake in TM Lewin.
Matalan has launched an exclusive diffusion line D by Damsel by womenswear label Damsel in a Dress.
Lingerie business Rigby & Peller is looking to more than triple the size of its UK and Ireland store portfolio within the next five years as it targets a broader client base.
Plans have been unveiled to build a 2.3 million sq ft shopping centre in Moscow, which is “set to attract a raft of international retailers seeking expansion opportunities in Russia”.
The independent sector came together at London’s The Brewery yesterday (September 17) to celebrate the achievements of the best in the business at the Drapers Independent Awards 2014.
French Connection has reduced its first half pre-tax loss for the third consecutive year, with wholesale and retail both showing signs of improvement.
Asos.com chief executive Nick Robertson has vowed to cut prices overseas to turn around the etailer’s “subdued” international sales.
Mothercare will launch third-party fashion brands into all UK stores from October as part of a three-year turnaround plan.
John Lewis has appointed Sienne Veit in the newly created role of director of online product to help boost its multichannel strategy.
Mothercare will launch a rights issue to raise around £100m to help it deliver on its new strategic plan.
Lyle & Scott’s head of ecommerce Will Dymott is to step down from the young fashion brand after nearly four years to join ecommerce and multichannel retail consultancy Practicology.
A new men’s and women’s pocket sprung footwear brand called Springuru has launched through crowd funding website Kickstarter with an aim to raise £15,000 by November 3.
Moss Bros has reported a 4.6% increase in total sales to £55.8m for the 26 weeks to July 26 as operating profit slips by £300,000 to £1.9m year on year due to store refit costs.
Tesco has revealed that it overstated its profit forecast for the first half of the year by £250m.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill group is believed to have acquired the intellectual property of value fashion chain Internaçionale for a six-figure sum.
Jack Wills has reported a 5.2% increase in turnover to £129.3m as the retailer plots to open three new stores in the Far East by the end of the year.
Bread & Butter founder Karl-Heinz Müller has launched an online shop for his Berlin store 14oz.
Fashion sales at John Lewis fell 13.1% in the week to September 13 against the year before, with the department store chain blaming the milder weather and lower footfall due to reduced promotional activity on the high street.
Average prices at clothing, textiles and footwear stores increased by 0.2% year on year in August, bucking the wider trend in food and household goods stores.
JD Sports Fashion is seeing signs of recovery for its struggling Bank chain in line with targets set last year, according to executive chairman Peter Cowgill.
The Australia country manager for Asos.com Ching-Har Wong is to leave the business after just five months in the role.
Richard Grainger has left his position as director of retail buying and merchandising at French Connection after 10 years with the company.