Chief executive of Coast Kate Bostock has stepped down from her role, but will remain in the business in a consultancy capacity.
Work has begun to convert one of the venues used by London Collections Men, the Old Sorting Office, into office and retail space.
US sportswear brand New Era has opened its UK flagship at 40 Carnaby Street in London.
Primark has signed a 10-year lease for one of the largest logistics sites in The Netherlands to fuel the retailer’s growing presence in Europe.
Drapers speaks to fashion director of menswear, sports and watches Jason Broderick about Harrods’ first month long menswear takeover, launched on October 1. Tying in with the launch of the autumn/winter 15 edition of the Harrods Man magazine, the luxury department store has partnered with 12 designers for its Cover to Cover menswear campaign including Tom Ford, Brioni, Valentino, Paul Smith and Burberry, the later which created a 28 piece capsule collection in honour of the event.
Gant’s creative director Christopher Bastin is leaving the business after a decade.
Lacoste has won a legal battle with Polish competitors Mocek and Wenta over its iconic crocodile logo.
Drapers editorial director Eric Musgrave talks to senior news reporter Jill Geoghegan about John Dixon’s move to join Australia’s David Jones department store as CEO, denim brand Diesel’s management restructure and Ralph Lauren’s decision to step down as the boss of his eponymous label.
A 20p increase in the national minimum wage has come into effect today, bringing the new adult rate up to £6.70 an hour.
M&Co has appointed Simon Dawes as its new merchandising director and Sue Swannie as its buying director.
Ralph Lauren is stepping down as chief executive of the fashion empire he founded almost 50 years ago, but will continue to drive its strategy as executive chairman and chief creative officer.
Hunter’s pre-tax profit rose 5% year-on-year to £15.4m in the 12 months to December 31, 2014, as sales grew 17% to £95.7m.
Fashion SVP, the sourcing show for near-shore suppliers, got off to a promising start at Olympia on Tuesday.
Menswear business Moss Bros will trial a revamped version of its made-to-measure suit service in November.
Boohoo has reported a 35% increase in sales to £90.8m for the six months to August 31. However, promotions at the etailer led to a drop in gross margin.
Buying director of fashion and beauty at John Lewis Ed Connolly said the retailer has an “optimistic outlook” for October following a strong week of trade across the UK.
River Island, owned by the billionaire Lewis family, has paid a £100m dividend despite only making £149.1m profit for the year to December 27 2014.
Family footwear brand Start-rite is hunting for new leadership to push the business forward as chief executive and chairman Peter Lamble prepares to step down after 25 years.
Drapers takes a tour of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s latest exhibition, The Fabric of India, which celebrates the beauty of Indian textiles from over the centuries. The collection features garments dating back to the 16th century, alongside intricate tie-dye fabrics from the 1900s and clothes created by contemporary Indian designers.
Former Marks & Spencer clothing boss John Dixon will look to modernise the 177-year-old Australian department store David Jones following his appointment as chief executive earlier this week, according to observers.
Indian fashion etailer Koovs saw its pre-tax losses widen in the year to March 31, despite a substantial rise in sales.
Boohoo joint chief executive and co-founder Mahmud Kamani has gifted his brother, Nurez Kamani, £25m worth of shares in the etailer.
The 2015 Consumer Rights Act comes into force today, with the aim of making consumer and retailer rights clearer.
The billionaire owner of Danish brand house Bestseller is getting ready to snap up a string of buildings on London’s Oxford Street.
Lesley Exley is managing director of London-based executive search agency Exley Hervey, which specialises in both the luxury and retail sectors and has been in the high-end branded world for more than 25 years.
Former Marks & Spencer head of general merchandise John Dixon is moving to Australia to become chief executive of department store chain David Jones.
Sainsbury’s clothing brand Tu has been trading “exceptionally well” online since its ecommerce site launched nationwide in August, the company revealed today.
Oasis has launched two new social features to engage shoppers and pull its online and bricks-and-mortar offers closer together.
The devaluation of the yuan could cause Chinese shoppers to stay away from the UK during Chinese Golden Week, warns tax-free spending firm Global Blue.
Intense competition and a “high level” of promotional activity eroded Boohoo’s margin during the six months to August 31, joint chief executive Carol Kane has said.