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The rumour mill has been abuzz this week with speculation that Arcadia Group is up for sale following reports in The Sunday Times. While Sir Philip Green has fiercely denied these claims, it has firmly put the business – as well as the wider changes ...
After 17 years at the helm of Burberry, Christopher Bailey revealed a rainbow-filled, mishmash collection at London Fashion Week as he prepares to leave the brand.
Few fashion businesses can survive in the current market without a strong digital proposition.
Womenswear is a tough market to be in right now, and the difficulties faced by some high street players – most recently East and New Look – underline the importance of having a clearly defined proposition.
Horns blared on west London’s King’s Road on Sunday as traffic built up as a result of the weekend roadworks, but inside the nearby Saatchi Gallery, premium womenswear trade show Scoop was its usual oasis of calm.
When we asked retailers at the end of last year for their predictions for 2018, there were a few recurring themes: uncertainty around Brexit, the importance of product and the increasing need to offer exceptional customer service.
Men’s and women’s wear trade show Jacket Required opened its doors in east London this week, drawing UK and international independent retailers and multiples to the Old Truman Brewery on 24-25 January.
Amid a series of departures at designer labels, rumours are swirling about who will replace Christopher Bailey at the top of the British label
It’s only the third week in January and the people moves merry-go-round is already spinning at full speed.
Arcadia Group’s latest demand for a discount from its suppliers
The Christmas trading results continue to flood in this, week bringing welcome news of sales uplifts at a disparate group of retailers, including JD Sports, Shop Direct, Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, Matalan and, perhaps most surprisingly, BHS.com.
It hasn’t been a happy start to 2018 for some retailers, but there are still many reasons to celebrate.
The new buying season kicked off with the first international trade show Pitti Uomo last week (9-12 January), as menswear buyers from across the globe flocked to Florence to see the latest collections.
Today brought another slew of Christmas trading updates from fashion and footwear retailers, adding to those released yesterday and earlier in the week.
The 11th edition of London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) drew to a calm and chilly end on Monday. While the overall atmosphere at the UK’s dedicated menswear showcase was much quieter this season, the lack of big, headlining brands focused attention on London’s creative rising stars.
Debenhams’ Christmas trading update yesterday brought a sobering end to the festive season on the high street.
It’s hard to believe this is my penultimate editor’s comment of the year and the Christmas break is nearly upon us.
It wasn’t long ago that there were cries of “the high street is dead” and “stores are no more”, as growth at pureplay etailers far outstripped the rest of fashion retail.
This week has inevitably been dominated by Black Friday. For many, the arrival of the discounting event is a welcome relief after tough trading in October.