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Value retailer Bonmarché was named Fashion Retail Business of the Year (over £125m turnover) at the Drapers Awards 2014, while British fashion stalwart Betty Jackson received the Lifetime Achievement Award for over 30 years’ service to the industry.
Designers Paul Smith and Victoria Beckham are among the judges lined up to decide the winner of the Woolmark prize 2015.
Retailers, unions and the government are gearing up for battle over controversial zero- and minimum-hours contracts and what they mean for the industry.
Hackett has opened its new London store at 55 Old Broad Street.
Deckers, parent company of Ugg, has appointed former Luxottica director Sergio Azzolari to the role of senior vice president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) commencing on February 2.
Drapers editorial director Eric Musgrave talks to senior news reporter Jill Geoghegan about the future of supermarket fashion brands as the grocers face calls to close stores to improve profits.
Kenzo will open a pop-up store at 99 Mount Street in London’s Mayfair while its Bruton Street store is closed for renovation.
Head of new media for the Grazia International Network, Dragana Andjic, and Richard Hatfield, Graziashop.com managing director, talk to Drapers about the ecommerce site’s launch last week (November 11) and the brands that are proving to be the strongest performers so far.
The Drapers Awards were held at Old Billingsgate last night (Thursday November 20). Here are the winners from the evening.
The Drapers Awards, hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall, were held at Old Billingsgate last night (Thursday November 20).
Kieran McBride has been promoted to the position of director of buying at Fenwick for its Newcastle and York stores.
Richemont is considering an initial public offering of Net-a-Porter.com as soon as next year, according to Bloomberg.
Footwear chains have come and gone in the past 90 years, but family-run Charles Clinkard has stood firm. Its eponymous boss tells us how it has succeeded.
Hunter reboots: the welly brand’s boss is making great strides in his plan to transform it into a lifestyle player.
Jacques Vert Group boss Teresa Tideman is forging a modern identity for its portfolio of classic brands.
Liz Evans, tactician behind Warehouse and Oasis, is focused on social media and domestic growth to keep both brands in the premier league.