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Retail hotspots to watch out for in 2016Subscription
Leeds, Chelmsford and Banbury are among the locations with the most new retail space set to come on stream next year, according to research from property research consultancy CACI.
17. Ben Lewis, chief executive, River IslandSubscription
Position last year: 20
Lewis Trust Group, the investment business set up by the founders of River Island, has bought a stake in womenswear retailer Mint Velvet for an undisclosed amount.
River Island announces Sibling collaborationSubscription
Sibling is the latest designer to join River Island’s Design Forum Initiative, with a new collection set to launch for spring 16.
Friars Walk drives record shopper numbersSubscription
Around 350,000 people flocked to Friars Walk, the new £90m retail and leisure complex in Newport, Wales, for its opening weekend on November 14-15.
High Street Hit or Miss: River Island 7/10Subscription
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Many retailers remain unsure as to whether they should prioritise investment in apps or responsive websites. Drapers looks into the long-running debate.
Friars Walk development opens in NewportSubscription
Friars Walk, the £90m retail and leisure complex in Newport, Wales, opened today anchored by a 95,000 sq ft Debenhams and housing retailers including Next, H&M, Topshop, New Look and River Island.
High Street Hit or Miss: River Island 8/10 Subscription
River Island autumn 15
As we near the 25th anniversary of the Drapers Awards on November 26 at Old Billingsgate in London, we will be looking back at some of the previous winners of the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award. We start with one of the earliest winners, River Island founder Bernard Lewis. From the Drapers archive, here is the Drapers Interview with Lewis after his big win a decade ago in 2005.