The winners of this year’s Drapers Independents Awards, which recognise the best independent retailers and brands across the UK and Ireland, were revealed at a ceremony in London yesterday.
N Brown CEO Angela Spindler to exit Subscription
Angela Spindler, chief executive of N Brown Group, is stepping down at the end of the month.
Sports Direct chairman to step downSubscription
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell is stepping down from his role today after nine years.
McArthurGlen appoints deputy CEOSubscription
Outlet owner McArthurGlen Group has appointed former Under Armour executive, Susie McCabe as its first deputy chief executive.
Seasalt wins £16m investment to expandSubscription
Cornish lifestyle brand Seasalt has received a £16m cash injection to invest in the expansion of its store estate, create an additional 700 jobs and improve customer experience.
Fashion sales down at John LewisSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis slipped 3% for the week to 8 September, the retailer’s latest figures show.
Superdry appoints chief product officer Subscription
Superdry has appointed former Tommy Hilfiger global head of womenswear Brigitte Danielmeyer to the newly created role of chief product officer.
A judge has ordered Sports Direct to hand over documents to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as part of an investigation into its 2016 results.
Debenhams boss rubbishes insolvency rumoursSubscription
Debenhams chairman Sir Ian Cheshire has said claims the retailer is heading for insolvency are “simply not true”, criticising intense speculation on the department store’s future.
Inditex sales inch up with global expansionSubscription
Zara owner Inditex has reported a 3% rise in net profit to €1.4bn (£1.25bn) and a 3% rise in net sales to €12bn (£10.7bn) for the half year to 31 July.