Tag : Fashion news
Ex-Jigsaw buying director joins N Brown Subscription
Former Jigsaw group buying and merchandising director Shailina Parti has joined N Brown Group as interim chief product officer, Drapers can reveal.
UK manufacturers and suppliers have expressed alarm about the uncertainty created by government plans for a new post-Brexit immigration regime and the possibility of a skills shortage.
Consumer confidence reaches five-year highSubscription
Consumer sentiment increased from -7 to +3 in the four months to 5 January as a result of political changes and real wage growth, new research has found.
Seasalt has the wind in its Christmas salesSubscription
Cornish fashion and lifestyle brand Seasalt has reported a 14% increase in overall turnover for the five weeks to 4 January, Drapers can reveal.
Drapers’ pick of the best new brands showing at the autumn 20 edition of womenswear, footwear and accessories trade show Harrogate Fashion Week.
Harrogate Fashion Week does Yorkshire proudSubscription
The North Yorkshire trade show continues to gain traction as more brands seek a fresh space in which to exhibit.
Beth Butterwick joins Jigsaw Subscription
Former Karen Millen chief executive Beth Butterwick has joined Jigsaw as a consultant operating partner, Drapers can reveal.
Lost Ink CEO reveals new strategySubscription
The chief executive of fast fashion womenswear brand Lost Ink has revealed a new direction for the business under its new leadership team.
Almost 60,000 retail jobs lost last yearSubscription
A total of 57,000 retail jobs were lost in 2019, following the 16th consecutive quarter of year-on-year decline, new research has found.
Mothercare CEO and chairman step down Subscription
Mothercare has announced that its chief executive officer Mark Newton-Jones has today stepped down as part of the company’s “transformation plans”.
Asos 'back on track' after record Black FridaySubscription
Asos has reported a 20% year-on-year rise in total group revenues to £1.1bn for the four months to 31 December 2019, as a result of a “record Black Friday” and strong customer engagement.
M&S bolsters retail operations team Subscription
Marks & Spencer has announced that it has added two new roles – property director and retail director – to its retail, operations and property leadership team.
The retail industry is calling for urgent action on business rates from the government as high streets across the UK prepare for another wave of store closures.
Dune Group CEO to exit Subscription
The Dune Group’s chief executive, James Cox, is set to leave the footwear retailer on 9 March, after more than 10 years at the business.
The European Commission has today launched the 2020 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition, with €150,000 (£128,000) up for grabs for three innovations in sustainable fashion.
Debenhams Group has appointed former Pimkie interim CEO Beatrice Lafon as non-executive director of Celine Jersey Topco Limited, the parent company of the Debenhams Group of operating companies.
Consumer confidence knocks Matalan turnoverSubscription
Matalan has reported a 1.2% year-on-year decrease in total revenues to £311.7m for the 13 weeks to 30 November 2019, as a result of continued “depressed” consumer confidence.
Ugg launches monthly product dropsSubscription
Footwear retailer Ugg has announced that it will be launching exclusive items in “pinnacle” retailers across the world on a monthly drop basis.
National Living Wage or outrage?Subscription
Drapers examines how the latest “landmark” rise in the National Living Wage will impact the fashion industry.
London-based retail space rental agency Appear Here is giving away free flagship store space to creative personnel with “the best” store space ideas.