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Arcadia furloughs head office staff Subscription
Arcadia Group has furloughed nearly all head office employees across the group, and the board and senior leadership team will take a salary reduction of between 25%-50% amid the coronavirus crisis.
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has written to suppliers to inform them that it will be cancelling all orders and extending payment terms, in a bid to protect the business during the coronavirus outbreak.
Arcadia ends fixed-term contracts earlySubscription
Arcadia Group has written to employees on fixed-term contracts to inform them that it will be ending their agreements early.
Topshop trading director to leaveSubscription
Topshop’s trading director Helen Wilson is serving her notice and will be leaving the business later this year, Drapers can reveal.
Topshop buying director to exitSubscription
Topshop buying director Emma Fox is serving her notice and will be leaving the business in February, Drapers can reveal.
Topshop Westfield Stratford store to closeSubscription
Arcadia Group is closing its Topshop Topman flagship in London’s Westfield Stratford City.
Updated: Arcadia names new chairmanSubscription
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has appointed Andrew Coppel as its new chairman, following a turbulent year for the embattled retail empire.
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.
Topman relaunches house brandsSubscription
Arcadia Group’s Topman has unveiled a new focus for autumn 19 whereby it is relaunching some in-house brands, bringing in new concessions and reducing its pricing structure by 10%.
Topshop/Topman £505m in the red Subscription
Sir Philip Green’s Topshop and Topman chains slumped to a pre-tax loss of £505m last year, as the chains were hit by one-off costs and falling sales.
Arcadia Group suppliers are concerned that the company’s operating losses for the 53 weeks to 1 September 2018 were “much worse” than anticipated.
Arcadia's future 'up in the air' as Shepherd exits Subscription
Industry sources have questioned the future of Arcadia Group after its “henchman” David Shepherd decided to step down as chief operating officer, marking the end of the position at the business.
Two US landlords, Vornado and Caruso, have withdrawn their legal challenges against Arcadia Group’s company voluntary arrangements.
Fashion retail gets its game onSubscription
Drapers analyses whether gamification apps are a digital fad or a game changer in customer engagement and conversion.
Topshop launches digital dating programme Subscription
Topshop has launched a digital dating programme called “Date Dash”, as part of its new creative campaign.
Topshop fashion director departs for M&SSubscription
Topshop fashion director Maddy Evans is leaving the company to join Marks & Spencer in a senior buying role.
Arcadia was once the most powerful player on the high street.
Exclusive: Gareth Rees-John exits ArcadiaSubscription
Gareth Rees-John, multichannel director at Miss Selfridge, has left Arcadia after six years, Drapers can reveal.
Debenhams merchandising manager heads to TopmanSubscription
Kate Ludlow-Edson, divisional merchandise manager for men’s accessories at Debenhams, is leaving to take up a new role at Topshop Topman.
Topshop halts Chinese franchise partnershipSubscription
Topshop/Topman has terminated its Chinese franchise partnership with Shangpin.
Former New Look menswear director joins TopmanSubscription
Christopher Englinde, who left his position as menswear director at New Look last summer, is joining Topman as brand director.
Hundreds of Topshop/Topman store jobs at riskSubscription
Arcadia has confirmed a store management reshuffle at its Topshop and Topman chains that could result in hundreds of job losses.
River Island hires Topman managing director Subscription
River Island has hired Topman managing director, Philip Cooke, as its new managing director for menswear and kidswear.
Topshop/Topman appoints new design director Subscription
Topshop/Topman has appointed Roberto Cavalli’s design director, Anthony Cuthbertson, as its new global design director.
Topman merchandising director to exitSubscription
Topman merchandising director James Blacklock is leaving the business for personal reasons, Drapers has learned.
Topshop New Zealand placed into receivership Subscription
Topshop/Topman New Zealand has reportedly gone into receivership, months after the company’s Australian arm fell into administration due to rising debt levels.
Topshop/Topman to relaunch in AustraliaSubscription
Arcadia is relaunching four wholly owned Topshop/Topman stores in Australia, months after its franchise business fell into administration.
‘New era’ at Topshop/Topman Subscription
Industry observers have expressed confidence over the new senior appointments at Topshop/Topman, but warned that changes are needed if the retailer is to return to its former glory.
Topshop/Topman appoints new creative director Subscription
Arcadia Group has appointed David Hagglund as creative director for Topshop and Topman.
Analysis: Who is Topshop's new boss?Subscription
Who is Paul Price? That was the question on everyone’s lips as news of the appointment of this relatively unknown figure to the top job at Topshop and Topman was announced yesterday.
New Topshop/Topman CEO appointed Subscription
Arcadia Group has appointed Paul Price, chief merchandising officer at Burberry, to lead Topshop/Topman.
Arcadia details BHS blow to bottom lineSubscription
The collapse of BHS combined with falling property values dragged down Arcadia Group’s pre-tax profit in the year to 27 August 2016, accounts filed at Companies House confirm.
There have been further senior management changes at Topshop and Topman, Drapers understands.
Topshop to launch first stores in mainland China Subscription
Arcadia boss Sir Phillip Green is set to open the first Topshop and Topman stores in mainland China next year.
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High street preview: Topman spring 17 Subscription
For spring 17, Topman’s collection features key items in block colours, focusing on sportswear with a range of tracksuit separates and outerwear, hitting on the 1990s and urban street style trends seen throughout young fashion this season. A monochromatic palette is accented with bright reds. Key sportswear pieces include a red cycle top and a grey tonal raincoat.
Topshop Topman has signed a new 20,000 sq ft flagship in Dublin’s Jervis Centre.
Topshop to open first German stores Subscription
Topshop and Topman will open their first German stores this autumn.
Topman buying manager joins ThreadSubscription
Former Asos and Topman buyer Laura Southern is moving to online styling service Thread.
Fashion East and Topman have revealed the two new designers who will receive their support and showcase at Man, their joint emerging talent platform at London Collections Men in June.
Fashion retailers need to evolve their propositions to succeed at home in the UK and be more targeted overseas, a panel of retailers including Topman advised at the Drapers Digital Forum yesterday.
High Street Hit or Miss: Menswear spring 16Subscription
Drapers returned to Manchester to continue our seasonal secret shopper analysis at the city’s intu Trafford Centre, this time focusing our Hit or Miss attention on the mall’s biggest high street menswear retailers.
Data analysts are in high demand and fashion retailers are struggling to find people with these digital skills, Topman digital director Gareth Rees-John told attendees at Drapers Next Generation event in London this morning.
Some of the fashion industry’s biggest names have signed up to speak at Drapers Next Generation on April 14, including Jigsaw chief executive Peter Ruis, incoming Karen Millen chief executive Beth Butterwick and The White Company clothing director Barbara Horspool.
Video: On the shoot with Drapers 30 under 30VideoSubscription
Drapers goes behind the scenes at the 2016 Next Generation 30 under 30 photoshoot and chats to our rising stars to discover the secrets of their success.
Arcadia continues Outfit pushSubscription
Arcadia is stepping up the expansion of its Outfit fascia, as it continues to review its portfolio of high street retail brands.
Topman appoints new buying managerSubscription
Topman has promoted Laura Southern to the role of buying manager.
Arcadia Group has “fought hard” this year to maintain its position as a leader in the UK fashion market while expanding internationally, according to chairman Sir Philip Green.
High Street Hit or Miss: Topshop/Topman 6/10Subscription
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High Street Hit or Miss autumn 15: the final verdict Subscription
Boring product and bad customer service: as we unveil the final instalment of our comprehensive seasonal high street Hit or Miss series, analysing what the biggest womenswear, menswear and footwear retailers have to offer for autumn 15, fashion editor Graeme Moran highlights the key issues how retailers can tackle them.