Buyers play it safe at London Textile FairSubscription
Textile manufacturers blamed Brexit and tough trading conditions for “disappointing” footfall on the first day of the London Textile Fair, but were glad to see it pick up on day two.
French fashion house Chanel has appointed Fiona Pargeter to the newly-created role of global head of diversity and inclusion.
EU to probe Amazon's use of sellers' dataSubscription
The European Union’s competition regulator has launched an investigation into Amazon over concerns that it is using its sellers’ data to gain a competitive advantage.
Love Island boosts sales at I Saw it First Subscription
Fast fashion etailer I Saw It First had a 67% increase in sales month on month following its collaboration with ITV’s reality TV show Love Island, which started on 3 June.
Debenhams is expected to appoint a new chief executive within the next two weeks, Drapers understands.
Fashion retail gets its game onSubscription
Drapers analyses whether gamification apps are a digital fad or a game changer in customer engagement and conversion.
Shop Direct appoints group trading directorSubscription
Shop Direct has appointed Boots’ Guy Farmer as group trading director, effective from September.
Carlos Crespo appointed Inditex CEOSubscription
Inditex chief operating officer Carlos Crespo has been promoted to the role of chief executive at the Spanish fashion group.
Kontoor Brands hires new MDSubscription
Denim business Kontoor Brands, owner of Wrangler, Lee and Rock 7 Republic, has appointed Simon Fisher as its new managing director for EMEA.
Gant to open in east London Subscription
Gant has signed a deal to open its first store in east London in the 100 Liverpool Street development.