As structural changes are under way at Missguided and a further slowdown in online retail growth is predicted for 2018, Drapers asks if fast fashion retailers can weather the retail storm.
Suppliers out in the cold as tough trade bitesSubscription
Sub-zero temperatures have added to high street suppliers’ woes, as poor sales of spring stock spur retailers to delay deliveries and reduce their reliance on forward orders.
Adidas wins ‘three stripes’ trademark disputeSubscription
Adidas has won the latest round in an ongoing trademark battle with Belgian footwear company Shoe Branding over its three-stripe trademark.
Lance Clark, of Clarks footwear, dies aged 81Subscription
Lance Clark, part of the Clarks family shoe business, died on Tuesday 27 February, at the age of 81.
Debenhams launches Scandi brands Subscription
Debenhams is introducing five new Scandinavian womenswear brands for spring 18, as part of the department store chain’s strategy to overhaul its brand mix.
Superdry is partnering with Graduate Fashion Week for the first time to launch a new award celebrating outerwear design.
Nike ramps up female-focus with smaller sizesSubscription
Nike is making selected special edition trainers available in smaller sizes as part of a renewed focus on female consumers.
Gerry Weber launches online-only brandSubscription
German womenswear brand Gerry Weber is launching a new premium brand that is available exclusively through its own and third-party websites.
Cold snap stunts sales for footwear indiesSubscription
Adverse weather and cautious shoppers have led to a flat start to 2018 for footwear independents.
Levi’s to automate design and development Subscription
Levi Strauss & Co is automating its denim finishing process to become more responsive to customer trends and reduce its environmental impact.