Comings and goings are all the rageSubscription
The revolving door of fashion spun a revolution or two extra this week with an unprecedented number of high-profile departures and appointments, with senior management changes at River Island, LK Bennett, Asda, Reiss, Scotts, and Maharishi.
Katie Eary for River Island: video previewVideoSubscription
River Island unveils its latest Design Forum collaboration, joining up with emerging London name Katie Eary.
Keeping an established brand relevant and popular over time is a tough challenge, especially as the market becomes more competitive with the arrival of new and international players, writes Meg Lustman, chief executive of Hobbs.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force this Friday (25 May). Menswear designer Simon Carter, founder of the eponymous brand, recaps what retailers need to know about the wide-ranging legislation and explains why GDPR could be as much an opportunity as it is an imposition.
The only way is Esher Subscription
With conditions strained and footfall down on high streets the length and breadth of the country, it was great to see a collection of fashion indies club together to participate in Esher Fashion Week last week.
Fashion director Ian Wright takes a look at the good, the bad and the just plain ugly Oscar dresses.
Becci Cornelius, Director of Ann’s Cottage Surf Shops, which has eight stores in Cornwall.
So here we go again. Another buying and selling season starts and the never-ending cycle of travel and shows begins.
I recently visited the Falkland Islands, and inevitably (of course) visited its only shoe shop. It is tiny, jumbled and has an unconventional range of stock.
To be successful, independents have to do more than give top-class service and offer exciting collections.