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Fashion sales up despite 'gloomy' marketSubscription
Total like-for-like fashion sales rose by 5.6% year on year this week, with in-store sales jumping 5.8%.
Positive start to The Textile ForumSubscription
UK fabric trade show Textile Forum got off to a busy start this week, as buyers flocked to One Marylebone in London to see what textile manufacturers had to offer.
John Lewis's top trends for 2019Subscription
In its seventh annual Retail Report, John Lewis & Partners has identified the seven biggest fashion trends of 2019, including utility-style jumpsuits, midi dresses and sustainability, as it continues to navigate changing consumer shopping habits.
Zalando to increase management diversity Subscription
German etailer Zalando has outlined plans to make its senior management teams more diverse in gender, nationality and education.
Hotter names new CFOSubscription
Footwear firm Hotter has appointed Adam Griggs as its new chief financial officer.
Off the Record with Fred Perry, Fenwick and Belstaff Subscription
Find out what’s been happening on fashion’s social scene this week.
Superdry chairman Peter Williams admitted that the reappointment of co-founder Julian Dunkerton as interim CEO in May was “all a bit bizarre”, in a refreshingly honest conversation with Drapers editor Kirsty McGregor at Drapers Fashion Forum in London last week.
Dunkerton to lead Superdry as CEO until 2021Subscription
Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton has been appointed as CEO until April 2021, having served as interim CEO for the past six months.
The Royal Mail could face huge disruption this Black Friday and Christmas, if workers agree to a strike.
Property firm Land Securities, which owns shopping centres Bluewater (Kent), Trinity Leeds and Gunwharf Quays (Portsmouth), is believed to be selling its 95% share of leisure company X-Leisure Unit Trust.