Tag : River Island
Drapers Hit or Miss: footwear autumn 19Subscription
For the third part of Drapers’ autumn 19 Hit or Miss reviews, the team descended upon Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre to put footwear retailers to the test.
The high street's hot-ticket denim heroesSubscription
Leading buyers and designers reveal their top-performing denim styles from the season so far and give their thoughts on what is coming for spring 20.
Cost pressures hit River Island profitsSubscription
Operating profit at River Island reduced by 56.4% to £35.1m in the 52 weeks to 29 December 2018, following continued investment in product, technology and service.
‘Desperate’ retailers discount autumn stockSubscription
High street and online retailers across the UK have launched discounts on new-season products, as warm temperatures dampen demand for autumn stock.
Retail rents: the race to the bottomSubscription
Retailers are demanding rent cuts in the wake of an avalanche of company voluntary arrangements. But the long-term effect may be to undermine investment in retail property.
Retailers demand rent cuts on 500 storesSubscription
High street retailers River Island, Jack Wills and Schuh are pushing landlords to cut their store rents as tough trading and competitor company voluntary arrangements pile on the pressure.
River Island asks landlords for rent cutsSubscription
River Island is asking landlords to slash store rents by up to 40%, Drapers can reveal.
River Island’s Leanne Sabatino believes in trusting your instincts and the importance of face-to-face communication
River Island owner launches new womenswear brandSubscription
The owner of River Island is launching a new womenswear brand called Harpenne, aimed at an older customer, this September.
Will Kernan will bring “an interesting pedigree” to his new role as River Island CEO, industry experts have told Drapers, praising his management skills and previous track record as chief executive of The White Company.