Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Katie Imms

Writing news and features, Katie graduated from University of Reading in 2015.

Contact Info

+44 (0)20 3953 2859


  • 3014972 oxygen boutique inside

    Indies expect bumper bank holiday salesSubscription

    22 August 2019

    Independent retailers across the country are looking forward to the upcoming bank holiday weekend, as a chance to bolster sales and kick off the autumn 19 buying season.

  • 3082164 staticads1000x600onlinestores

    Online clothing sales ‘disappoint’ in JulySubscription

    22 August 2019

    Online clothing sales increased 4.5% year on year last month, but retailers failed to match June’s increase of 15.7%.

  • Shop direct charity

    Shop Direct offers £600,000 for charity projectSubscription

    22 August 2019

    Shop Direct has launched a campaign to find a new charity partner.

  • Prada menswear and womenswearfw19 adv campaign

    Prices warning on no-deal BrexitSubscription

    21 August 2019Comments (1)

    British consumers could be hit by an 11.5% increase in prices for clothing made in Europe, if the UK leaves the European Union without a trade deal.

  • office Oxford street

    Office to shut up to 15 storesSubscription

    21 August 2019

    Footwear retailer Office will close 10 to 15 of its loss-making stores in the next two years. 

  • Urban outfitters store

    Profits slump at Urban OutfittersSubscription

    21 August 2019

    Net profit at Urban Outfitters Group was down 35% year on year to $60.3m (£49.7m) for the 13 weeks to 31 July.

  • James lenton

    Hammerson hires new CFOSubscription

    21 August 2019

    Property company Hammerson has appointed James Lenton as chief financial officer (CFO) and an executive director, and will assume the respective roles on 16 September and 1 October.

  • 3082776 190301 the iconic designer day01 dk 05 682

    Revenue up at Global Fashion Group Subscription

    21 August 2019

    International etailer Global Fashion Group (GFG) has reported a 15% increase in revenue in the second quarter of 2019, but is yet to reach the break-even point with its EBITDA.

  • 3021032 marco gobbetti

    Burberry CEO pay outpaces FTSE averageSubscription

    21 August 2019

    Pay for chief executives of FTSE 100 companies shrank 13% year on year to an average of £3.4m in 2018, but the salary for the top job at Burberry increased by 112%.

  • Tk newcastle for web

    Sales up for TK Maxx owner Subscription

    20 August 2019

    TK Maxx owner, US-based TJX, has reported a 5.3% year-on-year increase in international net sales to $1.28bn (£1.05bn) for the 13 weeks to 3 August.

All by Katie Imms