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Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 menswear Subscription
Drapers heads to the heart of Birmingham’s shopping district to put the autumn 19 menswear offer to the test.
Cost pressures hit River Island profitsSubscription
Operating profit at River Island reduced by 56.4% to £35.1m in the 52 weeks to 29 December 2018, following continued investment in product, technology and service.
River Island asks landlords for rent cutsSubscription
River Island is asking landlords to slash store rents by up to 40%, Drapers can reveal.
River Island’s Leanne Sabatino believes in trusting your instincts and the importance of face-to-face communication
River Island owner launches new womenswear brandSubscription
The owner of River Island is launching a new womenswear brand called Harpenne, aimed at an older customer, this September.
Will Kernan will bring “an interesting pedigree” to his new role as River Island CEO, industry experts have told Drapers, praising his management skills and previous track record as chief executive of The White Company.
River Island appoints new CEOSubscription
River Island has appointed the former chief executive of The White Company, Will Kernan, as its new CEO, Drapers can reveal.
River Island’s menswear team are on a mission to dress the nation’s male shoppers in prints and patterns. There are classic checks and plaids in the key jacket and trouser shapes, although newness comes through fresher takes that feature patterns worked in panels or patchwork designs.
The top trends from River Island’s latest womenswear range include techno tweeds and throwback denim.
River Island to open Lakeside expansion Subscription
River Island is opening its extended new store at Intu Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock on 4 May.