A settlement has been reached with high street retailer Next and fashion brand Scamp & Dude over claims that the retailer copied the smaller firm’s designs.
85,000 high street jobs lost in 2018Subscription
As many as 85,000 jobs have disappeared from the UK high street so far in 2018, as retail sees a growing tide of administrations and store closures.
Consumers holding out for Black Friday and seasonable discounts are to blame for an eleventh consecutive month of footfall decline, according to Springboard.
Cooler weather kicks fashion sales into gearSubscription
Like-for-like fashion sales increased 8.4% in the week to 4 November as colder weather and discounting tempted shoppers to spend, the latest BDO High Street Sales Tracker has shown.
Bright to 'take a break' in JanuarySubscription
Berlin streetwear trade show Bright will not be holding an exhibition in January, as organisers take a step back to consider its future.
Richemont UK found guilty of racismSubscription
Luxury goods group Richemont UK has been found to have racially discriminated, racially harassed and victimised one of its staff in an employment tribunal.
Growth in British manufacturing will be driven by innovation and authenticity after the UK leaves the European Union, industry leaders at this year’s Make It British Forum were told last week.
Michael Kors sales flag in EuropeSubscription
Michael Kors Holdings’ overall revenue rose nearly 10% in the three months to 29 September, but retail sales in Europe for the Michael Kors brand fell 10% to $139.2m (£106.09m) from $154.2m (£117.52m) year on year.
Retailers set for £99bn ‘golden quarter’ Subscription
Retail sales in the valuable fourth “golden quarter” of 2018 are set to rise by 2% year on year to £98.8bn, but fashion is expected to face further challenges.
Jacket Required to introduce new sections Subscription
London trade show Jacket Required will introduce new areas dedicated to breakthrough fashion talent and interior designs at its next edition.