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    Further redundancies loom at AsosSubscription

    News18 October 2019

    Asos is consulting with a further 100 members of staff across its head office over proposed job cuts, as part of its ongoing restructuring, Drapers can reveal. 

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    Getting Asos back on trackSubscription

    News18 October 2019

    Profits have fallen at Asos. How can the etailer overcome its challenges to ensure sustainable growth?

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    Asos has ‘more work to do’, admits CEOSubscription

    News16 October 2019

    Asos’s CEO Nick Beighton has admitted the etailer has “more work to do” to get the business back on track, after a “painful and disruptive” 2018 led to a plunge in profits. 

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    Significant investment 'disrupts' Asos profits Subscription

    News16 October 2019

    Profit before tax at Asos dropped by 68% year on year to £33.1m in the year to 31 August, following “significant” investment in its warehousing and sustainability credentials. 

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    Asos reveals new board members Subscription

    News2 October 2019

    Asos has appointed four new non-executive directors, including Luke Jensen, CEO of Ocado Solutions.

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    The high street's hot-ticket denim heroesSubscription

    Fashion19 September 2019

    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.

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    ‘Desperate’ retailers discount autumn stockSubscription

    News2 September 2019

    High street and online retailers across the UK have launched discounts on new-season products, as warm temperatures dampen demand for autumn stock.

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    Suppliers' shock at Asos discount demandsSubscription

    News20 August 2019

    Suppliers have slammed Asos asking for a 3% discount on all orders for stock received after 1 September, branding it “unbelievable”.

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    Asos asks suppliers for discountSubscription

    News19 August 2019

    Asos is asking suppliers for a 3% discount on all invoices for stock received from 1 September onwards, to continue to “fuel joint growth” at the business.

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    Comment: What does Asos's fall from grace tell us?Subscription

    Comment18 July 2019

    In the wake of Asos’s second profit warning in seven months, Stephen Springham, head of retail research at property consultancy Knight Frank argues that ecommerce is not a golden ticket to success. 

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    Asos profit drop blamed on warehouse troublesSubscription

    News18 July 2019

    Online giant Asos has warned full-year profit before tax will be lower than expected after sales in Europe and the US were hit by teething troubles as the retailer overhauled its warehouses.

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    Public Desire hires ex-Asos senior buyerSubscription

    News10 July 2019

    Public Desire has appointed former senior buyer at Asos, Fiona Brown, as head of buying for apparel and footwear. 

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    Head office roles under threat at Asos Subscription

    News8 July 2019

    Asos is reportedly consulting on around 100 redundancies at its head office in London.

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    Cash in on the vogue for vintageSubscription

    Features21 June 2019

    Drapers explores how sustainability is breathing new life into the fast-growing vintage clothing market.

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    Asos launches virtual catwalk Subscription

    News17 June 2019

    Asos has launched an augmented reality feature on its app, called Virtual Catwalk.

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    Comment: Strategy refresh is just what Asos needs Subscription

    Comment24 May 2019

    Asos is one of many retailers that admits it has tightened its returns policy, as figures reveal that 26% of brands have recorded an increase in returns over the last two years.

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    Off the record: birthday parties, book launches and American glitz Subscription

    Community3 May 2019

    Find out what’s been happening on fashion’s social scene this week.

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    Asos profits slump after 'disappointing' first halfSubscription

    News10 April 2019

    Group revenues at Asos were up 14% to £1.3bn for the six months 28 February, but its pre-tax profit fell 29.9% to £4m following heavy investment in technology platforms and logistics. 

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    Festival brand Elsie & Fred forecasts £1m turnover Subscription

    News28 March 2019

    Festival fashion brand Elsie & Fred has predicted its turnover will grow to £1m in 2019. 

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    Rise in revenue at Asos Subscription

    News19 March 2019

    Asos has reported a 13% increase in revenue to £658.5m in the three months to 28 February, driven by an outperformance in sales in the UK.

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    Revenue rockets at Pretty Lavish Subscription

    News6 March 2019

    Womenswear brand Pretty Lavish has reported a 215% rise in revenue to £1.9m in the 9 months to 19 January, Drapers can reveal.

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    Asos appoints first chief product officerSubscription

    News26 February 2019

    Andrea Trocino has been promoted to the newly created role of chief product officer at Asos, Drapers can reveal. 

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    The sustainable skills challengeSubscription

    Features24 January 2019

    As sustainability becomes business critical, retailers and brands are finding that recruiting for the area presents unique problems.

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    What twentysomethings bought in 2018Subscription

    News3 January 2019

    As we step into the new year, etail giant Asos has revealed the trends that stole shoppers’ hearts in 2018.

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    Asos lowers growth forecastSubscription

    News17 December 2018

    Online retail giant Asos has lowered its growth forecasts, as a sluggish November dented sales.

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    Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription

    Features14 December 2018

    As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months

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    Who are the most influential people in UK fashion retail in 2018?Subscription

    Features13 December 2018

    Drapers’ Power 100 list of the people shaping the fashion retail industry today

  • Anders Holch Povlsen, owner and CEO, Bestseller GroupSubscription

    Top 10012 December 2018

    Danish billionaire and retail titan Anders Holch Povlsen took over the running of his family-owned business in 2000, aged just 28. 

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    Nick Beighton, CEO, AsosSubscription

    Top 10012 December 2018

    In April, Nick Beighton said Asos was planning to “step on the gas” across several key areas, including technology and “game-changing” artificial intelligence functions, as well as warehousing and back office systems. 

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    Asos appoints COOSubscription

    News3 December 2018

    Asos has promoted its supply chain director, Mark Holland, to the newly created position of chief operating officer.

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    Ahead of the curve: why fashion is embracing size inclusivity Subscription

    Features27 November 2018

    Drapers explores why size inclusivity and body positivity are increasingly important topics in fashion.

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    Missguided boss under fire for parliamentary no-show Subscription

    News23 November 2018

    Missguided chief executive Nitin Passi has been criticised by environmental audit committee chair Mary Creagh after refusing to attend a hearing on sustainability in the fast fashion industry.

  • Black Friday 2017

    Black Friday 2018 deal tracker: the latest discountsSubscription

    News20 November 2018

    In the week leading up to Black Friday, one by one retailers are unveiling their discounts. Drapers brings you a roundup of the latest offers.

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    UK Black Friday sales to jump Subscription

    News15 November 2018

    Black Friday is predicted to bring £10.4bn in sales to the UK, up 3.1% on last year, a new report from GlobalData has shown.

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    Asos bosses' bonuses cutSubscription

    News5 November 2018

    Following failure to hit targets, Asos bosses have had their bonuses cut for the first time in four years.

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    Editor's Comment: Selling on social media – the next stepsSubscription

    Comment26 October 2018

    Social media has become a daily obsession for many consumers, and savvy brands have embraced these channels to maximise engagement and – until now indirectly – drive sales. 

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    Asos appoints new CFO Subscription

    News23 October 2018

    Asos has appointed former Britvic CFO Mathew Dunn to the role of chief financial officer.

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    Asos launches Boards to get shoppers organisedSubscription

    News19 October 2018

    Asos has launched a new in-app feature that allows shoppers to organise their saved items.

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    Businesses without modern slavery statements to be namedSubscription

    News19 October 2018

    Businesses which fail to disclose their strategies for tackling modern slavery in their supply chain risk being publicly named by The Home Office.

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    Asos ‘well prepared’ for no-deal BrexitSubscription

    News17 October 2018

    Asos chief executive Nick Beighton has said the business is prepared for all possible Brexit outcomes as the UK’s deadline to leave the European Union looms.

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    Profits jump at AsosSubscription

    News17 October 2018

    Asos has announced a 28% increase in profit before tax to £102m for the year to 31 August, despite investing heavily to support its future growth.

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    Asos launches voice shoppingSubscription

    News11 October 2018

    Asos has become one of the first fashion retailers in the UK to launch voice technology on Google Assistant. 

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    Asos to expand customer care centreSubscription

    News3 October 2018

    Fashion etailer Asos has signed to take a further 120,000 sq ft of office space for its customer care team at Leavesden Park, near Watford.

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    Notonthehighstreet poaches Asos technical directorSubscription

    News3 October 2018

    Asos technical director Richard Zubrik will leave the etailer to join Notonthehighstreet as chief technology director.

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    Retailers ‘panicked’ into autumn Sales Subscription

    News25 September 2018

    Retailers across the UK have launched discounts on new-season products, as warm September temperatures dampen demand for coats and knitwear.

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    Nasty Gal introduces inclusive sizingSubscription

    News25 September 2018

    Nasty Gal has joined the growing list of brands to expand the range of sizes they offer to make their clothes more inclusive.

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    Artificial intelligence: the opportunities and threatsSubscription

    Features18 September 2018

    As artificial intelligence starts to replace human resource, Drapers examines how retailers are using the technology to leverage business opportunities

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    Asos CEO shifts focus to infrastructureSubscription

    News12 July 2018

    Asos chief executive Nick Beighton has defended the slowdown in the rate of growth at the etailer, saying the business has shifted its focus to investing in its infrastructure.

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    Asos sales up by one-fifthSubscription

    News12 July 2018

    Asos has continued to gain market share with a reported retail sales increase of 22% to £802.7m from £660.1m in the four months to 30 June year on year.

  • Rebecca Thomson

    Sustainability is no longer optional for fashion retail Subscription

    Comment4 July 2018

    Sustainability and ethical retailing have long been on the agenda for fashion retailers. 

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