Tag : Selfridges
Consumers “pulled forward” Christmas gift purchases to take advantage of Black Friday discounting, analysts have told Drapers, as multiple retailers report a slump in festive sales.
A strong performance across men’s clothing, beauty, vegan foods and toys helped to drive a 5% sales lift at Selfridges in the 24 days leading up to Christmas.
Drapers Hit or Miss: London department storesSubscription
London department stores face Drapers’ secret shopper’s scrutiny
Selfridges has unveiled its iconic Christmas window campaign, becoming the first department store in the world to launch its in-store displays and windows for the Christmas season.
Selfridges to open a cinemaSubscription
Selfridges will open a permanent three-screen cinema at its Oxford Street store this November, as it continues to broaden its experiential retail offering.
Selfridges' sustainable brand project returnsSubscription
Selfridges will launch the next edition of its project to promote and support sustainable designers, Bright New Things, tomorrow.
Birmingham's burgeoning retail sceneVideoSubscription
It is the country’s second city, but is Birmingham the right location for retail expansion? Drapers takes a trip
Scandi cool: Iben launches in the UK Subscription
Before Selfridges approached Norwegian brand Iben at Copenhagen trade show CIFF last year, founder Anh-Marthe Storheil had not considered launching her “tomboy” fashion line in the UK. Instead, she was focused on cracking mainland Europe and continuing to make a dent in Japan where, she tells Drapers, the brand does “really well”.
Weston family doubles dividend Subscription
The Weston family, which owns Primark and Selfridges, has doubled its dividend pay-out for 2018 to £151m.
Selfridges names new chair Subscription
Luxury department store Selfridges has promoted Alannah Weston from deputy chair to chair of the group with immediate effect, Retail Week has reported.
First look: Sézane launches debut UK concessionSubscription
French womenswear brand Sézane has launched its first UK concession, at Selfridges on London’s Oxford Street.
Lavish Alice launches in Selfridges ManchesterSubscription
Womenswear etailer Lavish Alice has launched a concession store in Selfridges, Exchange Square in Manchester, as it expands its store portfolio.
Selfridges to ban exotic skins Subscription
Selfridges has pledged to phase out the sale of exotic skins by February 2020.
Selfridges hit hardest by business rates hikeSubscription
The Selfridges and John Lewis stores on Oxford Street will be among the hardest hit retailers in London’s West End when the latest business rates hike takes effect in April.
Selfridges' Christmas sales soarSubscription
Luxury department store Selfridges announced soaring sales figures over Christmas with an 8% boost in the closing weeks of 2018.
Selfridges takes £4m in early hours of Boxing Day Subscription
Selfridges has taken over £4m in the first few hours of its Boxing Day Sale.
Anne Pitcher, managing director, Selfridges Subscription
In 2019, Anne Pitcher is set to move away from her role as managing director at Selfridges to take responsibility of the wider Selfridges Group.
High street retailers are being asked to draw up 60-second security plans in the lead up to Black Friday, as part of the Counter Terrorism Policing winter advertising campaign.
Pentland Brands poaches CFO from SelfridgesSubscription
Pentland Brands has appointed Selfridges’ Katrina Nurse as its new chief finance officer.
The Ivy owner to open restaurant in SelfridgesSubscription
Selfridges is to open a new restaurant as the final part of its £300m investment and redevelopment plans.
Selfridges refurb boosts salesSubscription
Sales at luxury retailer Selfridges hit £1.75bn for the year to 3 February 2018 – a jump of 11.5% year on year, which was credited to the recently unveiled London revamp.
Me + Em opens first concessionSubscription
Womenswear brand Me+Em opened its first concession this week, in Selfridges’ London store.
Selfridges launches Christmas shopSubscription
Selfridges has opened the first phase of the Christmas shop in its London flagship, called Selfridges Rocks Christmas.
Despite questions over the future of London Fashion Week Men’s following the departure of some big names, emerging labels flourished in the limelight at a successful spring 19 edition.
London Fashion Week Men's: day two buyer diarySubscription
On day two of London Fashion Week Men’s spring 19 edition, Selfridges’ buying manager for menswear Jack Cassidy talks us through his highlights from the day.
Meet the best friends behind Rixo LondonSubscription
Premium womenswear label Rixo London has taken the industry by storm since it launched in 2015. Drapers meets founders Henrietta Rix and Orlagh McCloskey.
Ex-Selfridges chief Tim Daniels diesSubscription
Former Selfridges boss Tim Daniels died of pneumonia on Monday 16 April.
First look: Selfridges' new sneaker sectionSubscription
Selfridges has launched a new 1,776 sq ft area for women’s sneakers at its Oxford Street flagship, to take advantage of a “real shift” in the footwear market.
Find out what’s been happening in the fashion industry’s social scene this week.
Fenwick names new buying bossSubscription
Fenwick has appointed former Selfridges buying director Jayne Demuro as its new buying and merchandising director.
Selfridges confirms Christmas sales jumpSubscription
Selfridges has confirmed a 10% rise in sales in the four weeks to Christmas day, resulting in record sales for the period.
Routes to the top in fashion retailSubscription
There are myriad ways to get started in fashion retail. Here, some of the industry’s rising stars describe how they got started, and offer advice for those hoping to follow suit.
Selfridges enjoys record Boxing Day salesSubscription
Selfridges racked up more than £4m in sales during the first three hours of its winter Sale yesterday (26 December).
Last year: 16
Harrods CFO exits Subscription
The chief financial officer of Harrods, John Edgar, has left the business after five years, Drapers can reveal.
Westons net £38.5m as Selfridges sales rise Subscription
Selfridges-owner Galen Weston and his family were paid a £38.5m dividend after annual sales at the department store chain reached record highs.
Department stores unveil their Christmas windowsSubscription
Click through the image gallery to see retailers’ 2017 festive windows.
Selfridges posts record profitsSubscription
Sales and profits at Selfridges have leaped to record highs, boosted by its recent investment programme.
Selfridges unveils its Christmas windowsSubscription
Selfridges has unveiled its iconic Christmas window campaign, becoming the first department store in the world to launch its in store and windows for the Christmas season.
The season-defining shows, top trends to know and key items topping their buying list, Drapers asked buyers from Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, Farfetch, Stylebop, The Shop at Bluebird ...
London grime star Skepta has made the jump from music to fashion with the debut his own fashion brand, Mains.
As US department stores close branches and UK retailers innovate to keep customers’ attention, Drapers asks what they need to do to survive.
The emphasis on emotion and experience in John Lewis’s summer campaign leaves its closest rivals in the dust, writes Drapers’ Kirsty McGregor.
Inside the world of Craig GreenSubscription
Prodigious talent Craig Green has rapidly built a huge following among the fashion cognoscenti. He reveals to Drapers how “being annoying” has led him from Central Saint Martins, to “face fence-gate” and the most respected stockists in the world.
As Debenhams boss Sergio Bucher reveals the retailer’s new strategy of focusing on experiential shopping, Drapers looks at how other department stores have rethought the in-store experience.
My Fashion Life: Swimwear designer Emma PakeSubscription
The founder and creative director of eponymous swimwear brand Emma Pake talks taking the plunge to launch her business and putting her expertise as a swimwear buyer to a brand new test.
Selfridges banks 18% festive sales riseSubscription
Selfridges has reported a sales surge of more than 18% during December, bucking the trend of lacklustre Christmas sales.
Position last year: 25
Selfridges MD Anne Pitcher shares the driving forces behind the retailer’s £300m refurbishment project.
Selfridges became ”the first department store in the world” to unveil its 2016 Christmas windows today at its Oxford Street flagship store.