The Drapers Footwear Awards are relaunching for the 2015 edition and will no longer include accessories businesses.
Marks & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland has said an increase in fashion sales at the retailer is a ‘step in the right direction’ but there is ‘more to do’.
Footwear group Kurt Geiger is set to change ownership less than a year after its last acquisition.
Former Asos.com editorial director Melissa Dick has been appointed editorial director of ecommerce at Condé Nast, as the publisher of Vogue magazine gears up to make its entry into ecommerce.
Asos.com chief executive Nick Robertson has said the etailer’s international business will be back on track in 18 months rather than the two years originally expected.
Businesses in northern England and the Midlands could lose £2.3bn because of the government’s two-year deferment of the business rates revaluation, property consultancy Bilfinger GVA has claimed.
Fashion retail bosses including Arcadia chairman Sir Philip Green and Shop Direct chief executive Alex Baldock have signed a letter in support of the Conservative party’s corporation tax policy.
House of Fraser has bought a thoroughbred race horse and named it after the department store chain – or so it would have us believe.
Footwear brand Oliver Sweeney has opened a new flagship in London’s Covent Garden, its biggest store and the first to offer collections from selected brand partners including outerwear label Gloverall.
The Net-a-Porter Group has signed a merger deal with its Italian etail rival Yoox to create an online luxury fashion leader, with combined revenues of €1.3bn (£940m).
Labour has today announced plans to cut business rates by an average of £400 each for 1.5m small businesses, if the party wins the general election on May 7.
Embattled trade show Bread & Butter Berlin has appointed fashion designer Haman Alimardani as its creative director.
Online luxury fashion retailer Net-a-Porter has signed a merger deal with Italian etail rival Yoox to create a €1.3bn (£940m) industry leader.
As Net-a-Porter signs a merger deal with Italian etail rival Yoox, Drapers takes a look at both companies and the combined group.
Footfall is expected to rise 4.7% over the Easter weekend as consumers hit the shops after pay day.
Marks and Spencer has reported a 1.2% increase in fashion sales for the 13 weeks to March 28, breaking a cycle of 14 consecutive quarters in decline.
High street retailers are more concerned about the weather over the bank holiday than the impact of pre-election political campaigning on consumer confidence.
Zara owner Inditex is looking to ramp up its online presence in the UK, having signed to take a new warehouse to support its ecommerce business.
Asos.com’s pre-tax profits dropped 10% to £18m in the six months to February 28, as it invested in making its prices more competitive in international markets.
The intellectual property assets of troubled young fashion retailer Bank have been put up for sale, following its fall into administration earlier this year.
Young fashion etailer Boohoo will sell a capsule collection of around 100 items of womenswear through Asos.com from May.
The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that Asos.com’s name and logo do not infringe the trademark of Swiss cycling brand Assos.
Very.co.uk is boosting its branded offer with high street labels including Arcadia-owned Miss Selfridge, which launched on the site this week.
River Island opened a personal shopping Style Studio at its store in Birmingham Bullring on Saturday and will open one at its flagship Oxford Street store in London this Friday.
Consumer confidence among UK shoppers hit an almost 13-year high in March, which could spell good news for retailers over the upcoming Easter weekend.
Pep&Co has signed for more than 30 of the initial 50 stores it will open from July.
Ben Sherman must clearly define its brand positioning if it is to re-establish itself in the UK market, menswear industry insiders have said.
Drapers’ news editor Kirsty McGregor talks to senior reporter Tara Hounslea about today’s confirmed merger between luxury online fashion retailer Net-a-Porter and Italian etailer Yoox to form a company with a combined net revenue of €1.3bn (£940m).
Mothercare has boosted its management team with two new hires, appointing its first chief information officer and a new retail operations director.
Scottish menswear business Lyle & Scott has teamed up with tech firm Iconeme, launching smart mannequins at its flagship store on London’s Carnaby Street.