Jill Geoghegan's stories
Vans hires new vice-president for EMEA Subscription
VF Corporation has appointed Michel Bilodeau as vice-president, general manager for Vans in the EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) region.
H&M collaborates with Richard Allan Subscription
H&M is partnering with 1960s British brand Richard Allan on a womenswear collection.
Cath Kidston global ecommerce director exitsSubscription
Cath Kidston’s global ecommerce director Lynn Ritson has left the business after five years.
Pinko shakes up management teamSubscription
Italian womenswear brand Pinko has hired a new all-Italian team to lead the business through its next phase of growth.
Sandro and Maje owner grows salesSubscription
SMCP, owner of Parisian brands Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, had 10% sales growth to €265.7m (£237.2m) in its second quarter, following a continued focus on full-price sales.
Retail employment continues to fallSubscription
The total number of retail employees in the UK fell by 2.3% – equivalent to 72,000 jobs – in the second quarter of 2019, compared with 2018.
Scoop spring 20: Drapers' pick of the brands Subscription
See Drapers’ pick of the best new brands showing at the spring 20 edition of womenswear trade show Scoop.
Weekday to open three new UK shopsSubscription
H&M-owned retail chain Weekday is opening three new UK stores later this year.
French Connection has opened a new concept store, featuring retail and studio space, on London’s Duke Street.
Love Island boosts sales at I Saw it First Subscription
Fast fashion etailer I Saw It First had a 67% increase in sales month on month following its collaboration with ITV’s reality TV show Love Island, which started on 3 June.