Fashion SVP to launch knitwear areaSubscription
UK sourcing trade show Fashion SVP is launching a dedicated knitwear area next season.
Michael Kors mulls Versace buyoutSubscription
US fashion group Michael Kors is reportedly set to purchase Versace in a deal worth about $2bn.
Monki uses 100% sustainable cottonSubscription
Scandinavian brand Monki has announced it will only use sustainably sourced cotton from autumn 18, as part of a wider plan to ensure complete sustainability across its products by 2030.
International footfall up at Micam Subscription
Milanese footwear trade show Micam, saw an increase in visitors this season with attendees from China and Hong Kong up almost 70% compared to September 2017.
Mike Ashley to close three House of Fraser stores Subscription
House of Fraser is to close three stores imminently after owner Mike Ashley said he was unable to agree terms with “greedy landlords”.
Joules faces shareholder concernsSubscription
Joules is reportedly facing concerns from shareholders this week over worries that founder, Tom Joule, could take control of a larger part of the business.
Arcadia’s credit insurance 'to be cut'Subscription
Credit insurers are reportedly planning to cut cover for Arcadia, amid continued tough trading conditions on the high street.
Migration report alarms fashion industrySubscription
The fashion industry has warned that the sector could face staff shortages if a recommendation from a report to restrict the migration of workers comes into force.
Warmer weather cools fashion sales Subscription
Like-for-like clothing sales dropped last week as the warm weather is thought to have cooled demand for autumn fashion.
Sports Direct appoints non-executive directorSubscription
Sports Direct has appointed Richard Bottomley to its board as a non-executive director.
Michael Kors appoints new menswear presidentSubscription
Global fashion group Michael Kors has appointed Andrea Pesaresi as its new president of menswear.
Primark expands sustainable cotton programmeSubscription
Primark has expanded its sustainable cotton programme into a second major sourcing country, the retailer has announced.
House of Fraser website back onlineSubscription
House of Fraser’s website has been relaunched more than a month after it was taken offline.
Men’s footwear brands have vented their frustration after Birmingham trade show Moda revealed it was shifting its menswear section to Pure London.
Marc Cain appoints MD of design and brand Subscription
Marc Cain has appointed Hugo Boss’s Katja Konradi as managing director of design and brand.
Moss Bros sales and profits fallSubscription
Moss Bros has revealed a drop in revenue and profits for its first half, which it has blamed on the extended period of hot weather and “the distraction” of England’s success at the World Cup.
Senior retail fashion job changes announced 13-20 September 2018
Next to hold mid-season SaleSubscription
Next is holding a mid-season Sale this weekend, and is taking up to 50% off many items, it has emerged.
Stuart Weitzman to open new London storeSubscription
Footwear brand Stuart Weitzman is opening its second London store, at Westfield London in White City in October.
Retail sales made through smartphones hit its lowest level of growth for four years in August - despite sales increasing 27% compared to the year before.