Tag : Topshop
Ted Baker hires global creative directorSubscription
Ted Baker has poached Arcadia Group’s Anthony Cuthbertson for the new role of global creative director.
Arcadia Group to accept orders at 30% discountSubscription
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has offered to accept orders from suppliers that were in transit on 17 March at a 30% discount, to avoid cancelling them entirely.
Arcadia furloughs head office staff Subscription
Arcadia Group has furloughed nearly all head office employees across the group, and the board and senior leadership team will take a salary reduction of between 25%-50% amid the coronavirus crisis.
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has written to suppliers to inform them that it will be cancelling all orders and extending payment terms, in a bid to protect the business during the coronavirus outbreak.
'Pressured' retailers discount spring stockSubscription
High street and online retailers across the UK have launched discounts on new-season products, as both wet weather and the coronavirus dampen demand for spring stock.
The White Company hires Topshop buying directorSubscription
The White Company has appointed former Topshop buying director Emma Fox as its new head of buying, Drapers can reveal.
M&S poaches another Arcadia directorSubscription
Topshop trading director Helen Wilson is to join Marks & Spencer as head of merchandising for womenswear following her departure from the Arcadia Group.
Topshop trading director to leaveSubscription
Topshop’s trading director Helen Wilson is serving her notice and will be leaving the business later this year, Drapers can reveal.
Topshop buying director to exitSubscription
Topshop buying director Emma Fox is serving her notice and will be leaving the business in February, Drapers can reveal.
JD Sports to take lease of Topshop WestfieldSubscription
JD Sports has signed a 10-year lease on a second store at London’s Westfield Stratford City, taking over the Topshop Topman unit.
The big people moves of 2019Subscription
It was another year of high-profile people moves in the world of retail. Turbulent times meant many retailers were seeking new leaders to help them weather the challenges ahead.
Arcadia refinances Topshop flagshipSubscription
Arcadia Group has confirmed the refinancing of its £310m mortgage on Topshop’s flagship store on London’s Oxford Street.
Arcadia at a Christmas crossroads Subscription
As Topshop CEO Paul Price resigns, and ahead of a slew of lease breaks and the Christmas deadline for the £310m loan repayment on its Topshop London flagship, the future of Arcadia Group looks as uncertain as ever
Paul Price resigns as Topshop CEOSubscription
Topshop and Topman chief executive Paul Price has resigned after just over two years in the role.
Accountant chair 'gives clue to Arcadia direction' Subscription
Industry experts have hailed the appointment of Andrew Coppel as Arcadia’s new chairman as an “excellent” decision, as he brings a “totally fresh pair eyes” to the struggling group.
Updated: Arcadia names new chairmanSubscription
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has appointed Andrew Coppel as its new chairman, following a turbulent year for the embattled retail empire.
Oliver Brown hires new head cutterSubscription
Luxury British tailoring house Oliver Brown has appointed former Gieves & Hawkes bespoke undercutter, Riki Brockman, as its new head cutter.
Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 footwearSubscription
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.
Challenges ahead for Topshop’s new fashion boss Subscription
Headhunters and industry experts have said Topshop’s new fashion director, Gillian Ridley Whittle, has lots of work to do at the retailer as she returns to a “fundamentally different” fashion market after four years working in Australia.
The magic of merch for fashion retailers Subscription
Drapers explores why retailers and brands are jumping on the bandwagon for merchandise from musicians, TV shows and films
Topman relaunches house brandsSubscription
Arcadia Group’s Topman has unveiled a new focus for autumn 19 whereby it is relaunching some in-house brands, bringing in new concessions and reducing its pricing structure by 10%.
Topshop/Topman £505m in the red Subscription
Sir Philip Green’s Topshop and Topman chains slumped to a pre-tax loss of £505m last year, as the chains were hit by one-off costs and falling sales.
Arcadia Group suppliers are concerned that the company’s operating losses for the 53 weeks to 1 September 2018 were “much worse” than anticipated.
Arcadia's future 'up in the air' as Shepherd exits Subscription
Industry sources have questioned the future of Arcadia Group after its “henchman” David Shepherd decided to step down as chief operating officer, marking the end of the position at the business.
‘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.
Arcadia brand split ‘would give focus’Subscription
Industry sources have backed the rumoured separation of Arcadia’s brands, and say the proposition would allow the group to remain competitive.
Two US landlords, Vornado and Caruso, have withdrawn their legal challenges against Arcadia Group’s company voluntary arrangements.
Topshop and Topman join Shop DirectSubscription
UK etail group Shop Direct has added Topshop and Topman to its 500-strong portfolio of fashion brands.
Fashion retail gets its game onSubscription
Drapers analyses whether gamification apps are a digital fad or a game changer in customer engagement and conversion.
Arcadia Group CVAs challenged Subscription
Arcadia Group has received applications from US property group, Vornado, to challenge two of its company voluntary arrangements (CVAs).
Topshop launches digital dating programme Subscription
Topshop has launched a digital dating programme called “Date Dash”, as part of its new creative campaign.
Green wins Topshop US legal battle Subscription
Sir Philip Green has won a legal challenge against a group of American landlords after a court dismissed their claim to recoup some of their losses from the bankruptcy of Topshop US, which they said was in excess of £100m.
Topshop Beauty shifts focus Subscription
Topshop has had a change in direction for its beauty range, as it moves away from retail and begins to wholesale its products with etailers Very and Zalando, Drapers understands.
Miss Selfridge’s head of merchandising, James Linsell, has left Arcadia Group to join Boohoo in the same role.
US landlords file legal challenge against Arcadia Subscription
A group of US landlords have reportedly filed a legal challenge against Topshop’s liquidation in America, in a bid to recoup some of their losses, which they claim to be in excess of £100m.
Topshop fashion director departs for M&SSubscription
Topshop fashion director Maddy Evans is leaving the company to join Marks & Spencer in a senior buying role.
Topshop to launch on AsosSubscription
Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green is preparing to invest £135m in a makeover of its brands, which include Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge, as he battles to save the high street empire.
Arcadia was once the most powerful player on the high street.
Arcadia set for crunch CVA meeting Subscription
Directors from Arcadia will reportedly meet today to discuss plans for a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), as Sir Philip Green seeks a rescue plan for his high street empire.
Sir Philip Green is said to have offered Topshop’s flagship Oxford Circus store as security to the Arcadia pension fund.
Festival brand Elsie & Fred forecasts £1m turnover Subscription
Festival fashion brand Elsie & Fred has predicted its turnover will grow to £1m in 2019.
Sir Philip Green is drawing up restructuring plans to save his ailing Arcadia Group empire, but industry insiders have told Drapers the business is not sustainable in its current state, and selling the brands that are thought to be underperforming is the only way to revive its fortunes.
Karren Brady exits Arcadia ownerSubscription
Karren Brady, non-executive chairman of Taveta, parent company of Arcadia Group, and Sharon Brown, non-executive director, have resigned from the board.
Philip Green launches ‘review’ of Arcadia Subscription
Sir Philip Green has reportedly launched a review of Arcadia Group and hired advisers from Deloitte to explore a raft of store closures.
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
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
Comment: Is this fashion retail’s #metoo moment?Subscription
The allegations that Arcadia Group boss Sir Philip Green bullied, racially abused and sexually harassed some of his employees have sent ripples through the industry.
Topshop launches cruelty-free makeupSubscription
Topshop is relaunching its make-up line with newly designed packaging and “Leaping Bunny” cruelty-free certification.
Is fashion facing a credit crisis? Subscription
As trade credit insurance providers reduce levels of or withdraw cover from some of the high streets’ biggest names, including Debenhams and Arcadia Group, Drapers investigates whether the current risk-averse environment is killing fashion retailers’ ability to do business.
Misspap heads to Topshop in LiverpoolSubscription
Womenswear etailer Misspap is launching a 20-piece collection in Topshop’s store at the Liverpool One shopping centre.
Topshop swings to £10.9m lossSubscription
Young fashion giant Topshop reported a £10.9m loss in the year to August 2017, as high street retailers continue to face tough trading conditions.