My-Wardrobe.com co-founder Sarah Curran has been appointed as a director of Shop Direct, charged with wooing luxury brands to build a roster that can compete with the likes of My-Wardrobe and Net-a-Porter.
Reiss is on track to more than double its profits in the current financial year after a strong autumn 13 season and the restructure of its senior management team.
Karen Millen is attempting to bolster its bottom line with a full-price strategy following a drop in EBITDA over the last year.
Troubled Irish womenswear chain A-Wear has begun closing its House of Fraser concessions after the company fell into receivership last month.
Fabric supplier Linton Tweeds is to launch its own womenswear collection for the Japanese market following an increase in demand for its product.
Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones has said he “jumped at the chance” to invest in Farrell, the menswear label set up by Robbie Williams, with the entrepreneur ploughing at least six-figures into the company which collapsed in October.
Simone Rocha, Marques’ Almeida and Ryan Lo are among seven London-based designers receiving sponsorship to showcase autumn 14 collections at London Fashion Week as part of the latest tranche of NewGen funding.
Retailers are being urged to exercise caution next year as insolvency levels could increase 15% in 2014, industry experts have warned.
SuperGroup has reported a 21.8% rise in underlying pre-tax profits to £17.9m in the 26 weeks to October 27 with womenswear and online sales driving growth.
Online sales site BrandAlley has been flooded with customer complaints after an IT glitch caused a delay in processing orders.
Premium footwear brand Ash is set to close a number of late-paying accounts as it prepares to open a flagship store in Covent Garden later this month.
Heritage brand Barbour is to collaborate with British designer Christopher Raeburn to produce a new womenswear line for autumn 14.
Littlewoods is being sued by an Irish etailer for allegedly copying a design on a Christmas jumper featuring a snowman and Christmas trees.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill group commercial director Steve Simpson has been promoted to the role of managing director of Peacocks.
PVH has reported a 17.3% rise in net profit to $196.6m (£119.7m) for the three months to November 3, driven by the acquisition of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands.
Supplier The Fielding Group has put 34 members of staff into consultation, as it considers a restructure to prepare for future expansion.
Fred Perry is understood to have appointed Gant buying and merchandising director Ann Marie McDonagh as commercial director.
Selfridges menswear sales manager Nick Tite will join Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger at the start of next year.
New Look is to unify its branding under a new logo across the entire business, offloading a number of logos that have accumulated over recent years.
Cath Kidston is ramping up its fashion output for autumn 14 as it looks to double sales in the division.
Sports Direct has reported a 16.9% rise in underlying pre-tax profit to £146.2m for the six months to October 27, as the sportswear giant said it performed ahead of management’s expectations despite a tough comparative period last year featuring the Olympics.
Menswear retailer Moss Bros has reported a 5.3% rise in like-for-like sales for the 19 weeks to December 7 as hire sales “stabilise” into the eveningwear season.
Womenswear occasionwear label Aftershock Wholesale has gone into liquidation and has instructed insolvency firm Abbott Fielding to convene a meeting with creditors tomorrow.
Sportswear brand Lululemon’s founder and chairman Chip Wilson will step down from his position at the company from June 2014.
House of Fraser is to expand Danish multi-brand store concept Norr and British womenswear brand Apricot into further UK stores for spring 14.
Mrs B - AKA Joan Burstein - of London premium boutique Browns offers her take on the events of 2013 and gives her thoughts on the year ahead.
The Stone Agency and Backstage Fashion Agency have launched a partnership via which the British businesses will jointly sell a selection of their brands from autumn 14.
Fat Face has appointed financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard to conduct a review of its business, ahead of what is thought to be a move to go public.
Sales at Zara’s parent company Inditex rose 5% in the first nine months of the year as it opened further stores across the globe.
Kent shopping centre Bluewater has extended trading to midnight for the first time this Christmas.