Tag : funding
The Drapers guide to crowdfundingSubscription
An increasing number of fashion brands are turning to crowdfunding platforms to fuel growth and drive innovation. Drapers takes a closer look at the motivations, advantages and challenges for brands taking advantage of this unconventional business tool.
The brands crowdsourcing their bestsellersSubscription
Crowdsourcing technology is giving smaller brands an edge when it comes to producing what their customers really want.
Rebelle completes funding roundSubscription
Pre-owned fashion online marketplace Rebelle has completed a multi-million euro funding round, which will be used to finance international expansion.
New fashion programmes spotlight emerging talentSubscription
East London industry collaboration London Fashion District has launched two programmes for fashion and technology businesses, as part of its plans to make the city the “global hub of fashion technology”.
Menswear start-up gets £400k fundingSubscription
Manchester-based menswear start-up Grandeur Clothing has signed a £400,000 funding agreement with Bibby Financial Services (BFS).
Manufacturing projects across London’s East End have gained £2m investment from the Mayor of London’s Good Growth Fund regeneration programme, to fund a new collaborative scheme.
Fears for SME retailers as banks cut lendingSubscription
Bank lending to small and medium-sized retailers has fallen by 6% since the 2016 Brexit vote, while large retailers have benefitted from a 20% increase in lending.
Fashion brands receive £645k to support innovation Subscription
Nine fashion and textile brands have been granted a total £645,000 in investment, as part of the Future Fashion Factory (FFF) programme.
Depop seals $20m funding for US expansionSubscription
London-based social shopping platform Depop has secured $20m (£14.3m) in its latest funding round, which it plans to use to expand its US operations.
Appear Here secures $12m in funding roundSubscription
Short-term retail space provider Appear Here has raised $12m (£9.2m) in its latest funding round.