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Hugo Boss has been fined £1.2m over the death of a young boy crushed by a mirror in its Bicester Village outlet store.
Drapers news editor Kirsty McGregor talks to news reporter Luke Todd about the impact of this week’s high-profile departures of Asos.com co-founder Nick Robertson, Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and Karen Millen’s CEO Mike Shearwood.
Karen Millen chief executive Mike Shearwood has left the business after it scrapped plans for a management buyout.
Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet has secured a £100m payout as she quits the luxury fashion business ahead of its merger with Italian etailer Yoox.
Sales across UK high streets in August slumped to the lowest level since November 2008 with sales tumbling 4.3% compared with last year, according to BDO.
John Lewis described the week to August 29 as “difficult” as warm weather and a late bank holiday led to “tough trading” and a 3.4% drop in sales to £81.73m.
The Net-a-Porter offices will today be preparing for a new future following the loss of their second leader in just over a year. Natalie Massenet, who founded the business in 2000 and built it up into the powerful etailer it is today, has announced that she will be leaving the business, following chief executive Mark Sebba, who left in July 2014.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the prestigious Drapers Awards, and the shortlist of retailers, brands and businesses has been revealed.
Ecco has doubled the size of its UK flagship on London’s Oxford Street, which is part of a larger revamp and expansion into a vacant unit next door, taking the store to 2,100 sq ft.
Drapers talks to David Butler, Ecco UK managing director, about the Danish footwear retailer’s revamped London flagship (opened September 3), and plans for a nationwide store rollout.
Mulberry’s group finance director Roger Mather is leaving after eight years in the role.
Luxury marketplace website Vestiaire Collective has secured €33m (£24.2m) funding led by French investment firm Eurazeo to accelerate its European and US expansion.
The first of September has hit and fashion retail news is back in full force. The big news that affects most retailers this week is about the living wage. However, the news that has got the industry talking is the departure of Asos.com chief executive Nick Robertson.
Supermarket retailers are taking fashion seriously, that’s nothing new, but is a move towards better quality fabric and improved fit a warning to high street players that the grocers are coming for their business?
Lexicon Bracknell will be Fenwick’s first new store for 14 years. It will be, says Hugo Fenwick, ‘the Berkshire department store’
Value fashion chain chief explains how he is following supermarkets’ lead and how 50 stores could become 900
Luxury footwear brand Harrys of London uses the latest tech to create high-end dress shoes for the trainer-mad generation
Fat Face chief Anthony Thompson explains why he’s confident the brand will succeed where others have failed in the US and why he resists mid-season discounting and Black Friday.