Harriet Brown is staff writer at Drapers, she covers news, fashion and features. She recently graduated from City University with an MA in magazine journalism and was previously a sub-editor at Digital Spy.
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With sophisticated, innovative and super-demanding consumers, the German retail market requires innovation from brands and retailers alike.
Ted Baker finance boss heads to MulberrySubscription
Charles Anderson, finance director for lifestyle retailer Ted Baker’s subsidiaries, has left the business to join luxury brand Mulberry as its new group finance director.
Laura Ashley profits collapseSubscription
Poor online performance and underperforming homeware have been blamed for crumbling profits at heritage lifestyle retailer Laura Ashley, which announced a statutory loss before tax of £14.3m for the 52 weeks to 30 June 2019, down from a profit of £100,000 in 2018.
The brands Down Under: Aussie names to knowSubscription
Australian fashion labels are stretching their reach internationally and making an impact in the UK market.
New York-trained, London-based designer Isabel Manns has previously worked for Burberry, Emilia Wickstead and Naeem Khan, and for autumn 19 launched the debut collection of her eponymous womenswear brand.
With Rogue Matilda, Katie Cary created an award-winning take on women’s brogues.
Wolfson: UK can avoid no-deal chaosSubscription
Next chief executive Lord Wolfson has said he believes the UK will avoid serious disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Wage increases take toll on small businessesSubscription
Four in ten small businesses are being forced to raise prices as a result of the necessity of paying higher wages, a report from employers’ group The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found.
Desmond & Dempsey launches kidswearSubscription
Luxury pyjama brand Desmond & Dempsey is launching its debut kidswear collection for autumn 19.