Category list : River Island
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Dedicated footwear retailers came out on top of Drapers’ Hit or Miss review of Intu Watford’s spring 19 offer, despite some strong product in fashion stores.
River Island chief information officer (CIO) Doug Gardner explains how the fashion retailer is “rapidly” testing new technology to improve the in-store experience it offers its digitally savvy customers in the UK and Ireland.
Mennace buying director joins River IslandSubscription
Shailen Unalkat, buying director at Missguided’s stablemate menswear label Mennace, has joined River Island as head of menswear buying, Drapers can reveal.
River Island family takes control of Mint VelvetSubscription
Lewis Trust Group, the investment business set up by the family that founded River Island, has taken control of womenswear retailer Mint Velvet in a deal that reportedly values it at more than £100m.
Ben Lewis, CEO, River Island Subscription
Under Ben Lewis, River Island placed a renewed focus on product and innovating with new categories this year.
Exclusive: River Island to launch new brandSubscription
River Island is launching a new womenswear brand next spring, Drapers understands.
High street takes a stand on modern slaverySubscription
High street retailers have joined forces with enforcement bodies to help stamp out modern slavery in the UK textile industry.
Hit or Miss: womenswear autumn 18Subscription
Drapers’ secret shopper tests womenswear retailers at the Lexicon Bracknell
River Island appoints chief people officerSubscription
River Island has appointed Caroline Massingham as its new chief people officer.
Profits fall at River Island Subscription
Operating profit at River Island for the year to 30 December 2017 fell by 40% to £80.6m as it invested in its digital capabilities amid a “challenging backdrop for retail”.