Suzanne is a freelance journalist, specialising in fashion, digital and travel.
Migration report alarms fashion industrySubscription
The fashion industry has warned that the sector could face staff shortages if a recommendation from a report to restrict the migration of workers comes into force.
Warmer weather cools fashion sales Subscription
Like-for-like clothing sales dropped last week as the warm weather is thought to have cooled demand for autumn fashion.
Men’s footwear brands have vented their frustration after Birmingham trade show Moda revealed it was shifting its menswear section to Pure London.
Marc Cain appoints MD of design and brand Subscription
Marc Cain has appointed Hugo Boss’s Katja Konradi as managing director of design and brand.
Retail sales made through smartphones hit its lowest level of growth for four years in August - despite sales increasing 27% compared to the year before.
Fenwick appoints Sue Shields to new buying roleSubscription
Fenwick has appointed Sue Shields to the newly-created role of buying manager of handbags and small leather goods.
Demand for plus-size at Duke Clothing rocketsSubscription
Menswear brand Duke Clothing has said demand for its plus-size clothing ranges has increased dramatically as retailers increasingly fill their rails with larger sizes.
Boden appoints chief customer officerSubscription
Boden has hired Gav Thompson as its new chief customer officer.
BRC warns over extra £190m business rates billSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned retailers could be forced to pay out an additional £190m in business rates after inflation hit a six-month rise of 2.7%.
Esprit has appointed an internal task force to help the retailer ”regain competitiveness” after the company reported annual losses excluding exceptional items of HK$909m (£87.9m) for the year to 30 June 2018, up from a loss of HK$186m (£17.9m) in 2017.