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Growth across the board at KeringSubscription
Kering has delivered a robust third quarter, showing an 11.6% comparable increase in revenue to €3.9bn (£3.4bn) buoyed by a strong performance from all of its brands.
Strong performance for TK Maxx owner Subscription
TK Maxx owner TJX UK experienced a healthy rise in gross profit and total sales for the 52 weeks to 2 February, defying the high street slump with 21 new store openings.
Internal hire for new Topshop operations director Subscription
Arcadia has appointed the managing director of its Outfit chain as the new retail operations director for Topshop Topman.
Shop Direct's credit rating under review by Moody's Subscription
Credit ratings agency Moody’s has placed Shop Direct’s credit rating under review after its losses grew by 645% in the 52 weeks to 30 June as a result of a £241m provision for customer redress payments for historical shopping insurance sales.
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.
New Look appoints merchandising bossSubscription
New Look has appointed former Jack Wills merchandising director, David Wertheim, as its new merchandising and supply chain boss.
Debenhams names new chairmanSubscription
Debenhams Group has appointed Mark Gifford, former House of Fraser chief financial officer, as its new chairman.
Second year of no bonuses for Asos bossesSubscription
Asos bosses have missed out on bonuses for the second year running after the business failed to hit performance targets.
Gant CEO heads back to AdidasSubscription
Gant’s CEO, Brian Grevy, is stepping down after four years to rejoin Adidas Group as the new executive board member for its global brands, Drapers can reveal.
Meet Farfetch's next generation of start-upsSubscription
Through its third Dream Assembly programme, fashion platform Farfetch is seeking to foster start-ups that are focused on shaping the future of fashion and retail.