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Last chance to enter Drapers Digital Awards 2020 Subscription
The deadline to enter the Drapers Digital Awards 2020 has been extended to 24 January.
“Substantially higher” levels of discounting on the high street and poor availability in menswear dampened Marks & Spencer’s Christmas performance, chief executive Steve Rowe has said.
Helen Connolly to join New Look Subscription
Former CEO of Bonmarché Helen Connolly is joining New Look as chief commercial officer.
Shop prices fell by 0.4% year on year in December, as retailers sought to drive sales in the run-up to Christmas.
Footfall drops as shoppers shun SalesSubscription
Shoppers stayed away from the high street after Christmas, as footfall dropped by an average of 4% between 26 December and 1 January.
Topshop Westfield Stratford store to closeSubscription
Arcadia Group is closing its Topshop Topman flagship in London’s Westfield Stratford City.
Returns to jump on ‘takeback Thursday’Subscription
Returns of online purchases are expected to increase by 72% today, as shoppers take back unwanted and ill-fitting Christmas presents.
Fashion retail's top five challenges for 2020Subscription
Drapers looks ahead to the big issues that are likely to affect retailers and brands in 2020 and how to combat them.
Luxury retailer Flannels has opened its biggest store yet in a former House of Fraser store on Belfast’s Victoria Square.
Drapers Awards 2019 winners revealedSubscription
Primark swept the board at the Drapers Awards 2019, picking up the prizes for Best Fashion Marketing Campaign (£100m-plus turnover), Best Store Design (over 50,000 sq ft) and Fashion Retail Business of the Year (over £500m turnover).