Lisa Berwin is senior news reporter on Drapers
Zara's transactional website unveiled Subscription
Zara will launch its transactional website tomorrow, allowing UK customers to buy its entire fashion collection online for the first time.
Home-shopping retailer Freemans Grattan Holdings [FGH] is to launch a plus-size offer early next year and said it had returned to profit following a major restructure.
N Brown launches Simply Be in AmericaSubscription
N Brown has launched its first catalogue in the US as it continues to seek growth in international markets.
EBay Fashion brings in Koodos founder Miriam Lahage Subscription
The founder of online fashion site Koodos, Miriam Lahage, has been appointed general manager of eBay Fashion.
Spanish womenswear retailer Mango is planning to take on rivals such as Inditex and H&M by opening a store a day worldwide and rapidly ramping up its expansion in China.
Zara returns to profit in the UKSubscription
Zara UK has returned to profit for the first time since 2007.
Karen Tyler Subscription
Mamas & Papas’ fashion director tells Lisa Berwin how the maternitywear and kidswear retailer’s focus on quality is paying off
Lipsy follows Next in selling rival brandsSubscription
Next-owned young fashion brand and retailer Lipsy is to broaden its offer by selling third-party brands on its website and in stores.
Operating profits at Joules almost tripled in the year to May 1, which the lifestyle business put down to customers responding to new ranges and being undeterred by the downturn.
E-Trader receives £2m investmentSubscription
The owner of online fashion site Koodos, E-Trader, has received a £2m investment from existing backer MMC Ventures to support the growth of the online business.