Analysis: Style.com – a costly gamble Subscription
As the greatly hyped online platform Style.com ceases trading after just nine months, Drapers investigates why it failed and how the new partnership with Farfetch is likely to fare.
Roman ramps up digital strategySubscription
Womenswear brand Roman has appointed Tariq Mahmood as its new head of ecommerce and digital as the brand targets 100% year-on-year growth online.
Resort wear trade show triples in sizeSubscription
Resort wear trade show Splash Paris will be more than triple its previous size this year, as the exhibition gears up for its second annual outing this month.
Mixed weather and general election uncertainty led high street fashion sales to dip by 8% last week, compared to the same period last year.
Birkenstock takes UK distribution in-house Subscription
Sandal brand Birkenstock has taken over direct distribution of its products in the UK.
Excess inventory marketplace secures fundingSubscription
Excess inventory marketplace Inturn has closed a $22.5m (£17.7m) funding round, allowing it to open a London office.
Escada poaches Hunter's design directorSubscription
Escada has appointed Hunter’s global design director, Niall Sloan, in the same role.
Sales slip at Gerry Weber Subscription
A raft of store closures sent Gerry Weber revenues down 3.6% in the six months to 30 April.
Womenswear brand Galvan appoints new CEOSubscription
Eveningwear brand Galvan has appointed Paul O’Regan as its new CEO.
Guess is facing the possibility of more than one legal challenge after the European Commission opened an investigation into whether its distribution practices breached EU competition law.