Duchamp chief executive Marc Psarolis has left the premium menswear brand after 12 years.
Marc Cain is to open its fourth UK store later this year after posting a 20% growth in sales.
Burberry has filed a patent violation suit against a Korean underwear manufacturer SBW over copying the brands’ trademark check pattern.
Forever 21 (UK) has made a loss of more than £66.5m for the year to February 28, 2013, on the back of impairment charges of more than £44m.
Value retailer Select is bidding for some of the remaining 89 Internacionale stores, Drapers has learned.
Clarks, Dune and Schuh are to battle it out to be crowned Multiple Footwear of the Year at the 2014 Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards.
Covent Garden’s Floral Street is hosting a series of pop up boutiques this spring, and looking for retailers to get involved in the initiative.
Next is to launch a standalone website on Thursday (March 13) selling brands taken from the Next Directory, including Warehouse, Oasis and Superdry.
Debenhams has promoted its divisional trading director of ecommerce Ross Clemmow to ecommerce director, effective immediately.
Exhibitors and buyers have praised the most recent edition of London’s fabric fair the Textile Forum, which took place at event space One Marlyebone near Regents Park from March 5 to 6.
Mothercare has appointed former Shop Direct boss Mark Newton-Jones as its interim chief executive.
Menswear supplier Berwin & Berwin has struck a deal with Vietnamese textiles business VITC, enabling it to increase production by more than 20%.
Menswear buyers are backing prints and parkas for autumn 14 but many have been left uninspired by the collections on offer.
British luxury brand Mulberry has hired LVMH executive Steven Newey in the newly created role of group commercial director.
Private equity firm Emeram Capital Partners has said it will keep on all 300 Americana International staff as it completes a deal to take on the parent company of Bench and Hooch.
French Connection’s operating losses have narrowed further than expected, dropping to £4.4m from £7.2m last year.
Menswear independent Fallen Hero will open its second store, at Marshall’s Yard in Gainsborough, on Friday (March 14).
Sports Direct is seeking shareholder approval for a supplemental bonus scheme that would give Mike Ashley £8m-worth of shares, depending on the company’s performance.
Womenswear sales remained sluggish in February despite online revenues helping to boost an otherwise average month for clothing sales.
The first round of factory inspections to take place as part of the Bangladesh Accord has found structural issues with all 10 premises being looked at - but none of the problems are so severe they need to be closed.
Danish scarf and accessories label Becksöndergaard has appointed Lars Andresen as its new chief executive as the company seeks further international growth.
Off price retailer TK Maxx is opening a 17, 747 sq ft store in Westfield Stratford late this year.
Whistles is looking for investment to open up to 50 international stores over the next five years.
The sunny weather last week drove customers away from shopping centres, with footfall dropping 6% in the week to Sunday, an exclusive report for Drapers has found.
Former Arcadia director Hilary Riva and branding veteran Rita Clifton are to join the Asos board.
Footwear brand Superga is planning to take a more trend-led direction from spring 15, as the Italian business boosts its UK presence with a third shop in London.
Improved weather has given retailers their first sign of green shoots for spring trading, but some have warned of continuing volatility due to a late Easter.
TJX Europe is planning to open 40 stores in the UK and Ireland in its current financial year, with at east two TK Maxx stores and one HomeSense being readied for the next three months.
Lifestyle brand Orlebar Brown has appointed former Joseph chief executive Sara Ferrero as its chairwoman.
Reiss is to open a store in Sheffield shopping centre Meadowhall this spring.