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Womenswear business Jacques Vert has appointed a group multichannel director and a design director to strengthen its senior team.
18 and East to join New Look's Label LoungeSubscription
Women’s young fashion brand 18 and East is to join New Look’s third party concession business Label Lounge.
M&S customers slam womenswear offerSubscription
Disgruntled consumers have slammed the women’s clothing offer from Marks & Spencer, emploring it to “listen to its customers”.
This year’s Drapers Footwear and Accessories Awards is almost sold out, with more than 90% of tables at the event now booked.
Indies "shocked" by Miinto demiseSubscription
Independent retailers have expressed “shock and disappointment” over the sudden closure of indie ecommerce portal Miinto.
Milliner Stephen Jones is to launch a range of hats in collaboration with high street department store chain Debenhams.
M&S expected to report clothing sales declineSubscription
Marks & Spencer is expected to announce another decline in sales of general merchandise next week, when it reports its results for the three months to March 30.
Fashion sales had a difficult week at John Lewis on account of the continuing cold weather, managing an increase of just 5%.
Bank founder takes consultancy role at CloggsSubscription
Andy Scott, founder of young fashion chain Bank, has returned to JD Sports Fashion as a consultant for the group’s new footwear acquisition, Cloggs.
Donna Ida Thorton is ploughing £120,000 into the refurbishment of the Chelsea branch of her eponymous chain.