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Brexit was the hot topic for discussion once again at Milan footwear trade show Micam this season. Drapers speaks to UK brands about their concerns.
Business being done at steady Micam Subscription
The Milan sun shone as Drapers meandered through the throngs of buyers at the 50th anniversary edition of Italian footwear trade show Micam on 15-18 September at Fiera Milano.
Drapers’ pick of the brands from the spring 20 edition of footwear mecca Micam
Debenhams wins court battle over CVA Subscription
A challenge against Debenhams’ company voluntary arrangement proposal has been rejected in the high court, paving the way for 22 store closures at the retailer.
The winners of this year’s Drapers Independents Awards, which recognise the best independent retailers and brands across the UK and Ireland, were revealed at a ceremony in London this week.
2,870 shops shut in first half of 2019Subscription
A total of 2,870 UK stores closed in the six months to 30 June, new research has shown.
Sports Direct has reportedly asked the four biggest accountancy firms in the UK to hold fresh talks about working with the business ahead of its annual general meeting today.
Record sales at InditexSubscription
Inditex’s sales were up 7% year on year in the first half, topping €12.8bn (£11.4bn) for the first time.
New Look sales slide but it cuts lossesSubscription
New Look’s like-for-like sales in stores and on its own website in the UK and Ireland slipped 10% year on year in the 13 weeks to 29 June as unseasonable weather and consumer uncertainty hit footfall.
Oasis Warehouse Group buys The Idle ManSubscription
Oasis and Warehouse Group has bought online retailer The Idle Man, marking the retail group’s first foray into the menswear market.