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Lauretta Roberts

Lauretta Roberts

Lauretta Roberts, WGSN.

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    Roadshow indies go the extra mileSubscription

    27 May 2011

    Team WGSN Boutique is nearing the end of its mini roadshow, at which we presented the trends we feel will be taking the high street by storm this autumn and our predictions for S/S 12.

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    Do some woolly thinking for autumnSubscription

    20 May 2011

    According to the latest weather forecasts, the UK is set for an extraordinary two-week heatwave starting this weekend, which should provide a welcome boost to spring sales, which have been patchy as nervous consumers rein in spending.

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    Creativity is vital in visual merchandisingSubscription

    6 May 2011

    A lack of great visual merchandising skills is a common lament of major retailers.

  • There’s no escaping royal wedding feverSubscription

    28 April 2011

    Mention the royal wedding to a retailer and you’ll get a very mixed response.

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    Get a flying start on spring 12 trendsSubscription

    21 April 2011

    It’s been a slow spring so far for a number of retailers as the effects of the Government’s deficit cutting begin to bite and it hasn’t helped that Easter, the traditional trigger of spring spending, is so late this year (the movement of the moon, it seems, is just as crucial to retail as that of the sun).

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    It can be possible to predict the future Subscription

    15 April 2011

    One of the biggest sources of inspiration for indie buyers is not necessarily the catwalks or celebrities, it’s their customer.

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    White-box thinking stacks up for indiesSubscription

    8 April 2011

    Just as fashion embraces colour in a major way, retail space does the opposite. From Shanghai to SoHo, from the high end to the high street, white boxes are the shopfit of choice once again.

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    Coax your customers into trying new trendsSubscription

    1 April 2011

    They say retail is detail and that’s no more true than in fashion retail, hence we’re bringing you all those final touches that will strengthen your A/W 11/12 buy and excite your customers.

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    Autumn details that apply to all categoriesSubscription

    25 March 2011

    In the past few weeks we’ve focused our attention on the key trends, colours and items to emerge from a very strong A/W 11/12 catwalk season.

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    Online is dictating the terms in fashionSubscription

    18 March 2011

    This catwalk season has been one of the most interesting for years - not only due to the strength of the trends we were served, but also because it proved once again how powerful a force digital media now is in fashion.

All by Lauretta Roberts