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The White Company hires Topshop buying directorSubscription
The White Company has appointed former Topshop buying director Emma Fox as its new head of buying, Drapers can reveal.
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.
LK Bennett hires Topshop head of digitalSubscription
LK Bennett has appointed the former head of digital for Topshop and Topman, Zoe Donovan, as its new digital director.
Arcadia refinances Topshop flagshipSubscription
Arcadia Group has confirmed the refinancing of its £310m mortgage on Topshop’s flagship store on London’s Oxford Street.
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.
Oliver Brown hires new head cutterSubscription
Luxury British tailoring house Oliver Brown has appointed former Gieves & Hawkes bespoke undercutter, Riki Brockman, as its new head cutter.
Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 womenswearSubscription
Drapers puts womenswear retailers at Birmingham’s Bullring and Grand Central shopping centres under the microscope.
Arcadia Group opens new warehouseSubscription
Logistic operations for Topshop/ Topman and Evans have been separated from the rest of the Arcadia Group.
Internal hire for new Topshop operations director Subscription
Arcadia has appointed the managing director of its Outfit chain as the new retail operations director for Topshop Topman.
Challenges ahead for Topshop’s new fashion boss Subscription
Headhunters and industry experts have said Topshop’s new fashion director, Gillian Ridley Whittle, has lots of work to do at the retailer as she returns to a “fundamentally different” fashion market after four years working in Australia.
Topshop appoints new fashion directorSubscription
Topshop has appointed former Marks & Spencer buying director Gillian Ridley Whittle as its new fashion director.
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.
Arcadia close to deal with US landlordsSubscription
Sir Philip Green is reported to be close to a resolution of the legal challenges brought against his Arcadia Group’s company voluntary arrangement by two US landlords.
Fashion retail gets its game onSubscription
Drapers analyses whether gamification apps are a digital fad or a game changer in customer engagement and conversion.
Arcadia Group CVAs challenged Subscription
Arcadia Group has received applications from US property group, Vornado, to challenge two of its company voluntary arrangements (CVAs).
Topshop launches digital dating programme Subscription
Topshop has launched a digital dating programme called “Date Dash”, as part of its new creative campaign.
Green wins Topshop US legal battle Subscription
Sir Philip Green has won a legal challenge against a group of American landlords after a court dismissed their claim to recoup some of their losses from the bankruptcy of Topshop US, which they said was in excess of £100m.
Topshop Beauty shifts focus Subscription
Topshop has had a change in direction for its beauty range, as it moves away from retail and begins to wholesale its products with etailers Very and Zalando, Drapers understands.
Topshop launches beauty line on ZalandoSubscription
Topshop has entered into a new partnership to sell its beauty range on European ecommerce platform Zalando.
US landlords file legal challenge against Arcadia Subscription
A group of US landlords have reportedly filed a legal challenge against Topshop’s liquidation in America, in a bid to recoup some of their losses, which they claim to be in excess of £100m.
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.
High street preview: Topshop autumn 19Subscription
From feline stripes to snakeskin prints, and checks through to tartans, discover Topshop’s key outerwear directions for next season.
Topshop to launch on AsosSubscription
Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green is preparing to invest £135m in a makeover of its brands, which include Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge, as he battles to save the high street empire.
Arcadia CVA proposal insufficient, say landlordsSubscription
Landlords and property experts say Arcadia’s CVA proposal does not close enough stores and lacks detail on a retail turnaround.
Arcadia was once the most powerful player on the high street.
Arcadia set for crunch CVA meeting Subscription
Directors from Arcadia will reportedly meet today to discuss plans for a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), as Sir Philip Green seeks a rescue plan for his high street empire.
Sir Philip Green is said to have offered Topshop’s flagship Oxford Circus store as security to the Arcadia pension fund.
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.
Property agents 'shun' Arcadia store shuffle Subscription
Some property agencies have refused to work with Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green on a potential company voluntary arrangement (CVA), it has been reported.
Hit or Miss: womenswear autumn 18Subscription
Drapers’ secret shopper tests womenswear retailers at the Lexicon Bracknell
Topshop launches cruelty-free makeupSubscription
Topshop is relaunching its make-up line with newly designed packaging and “Leaping Bunny” cruelty-free certification.
Senior retail fashion job changes announced 13-20 September 2018
Topshop to launch Halpern partywear collaboration Subscription
Topshop is to launch a collaboration of “playful disco-ready partywear” with London Fashion Week designer Halpern, in November.
Topshop halts Chinese franchise partnershipSubscription
Topshop/Topman has terminated its Chinese franchise partnership with Shangpin.
In a mature market, Drapers explores what it takes for brands to stand out from the crowd and engage shoppers.
An American private equity partner of Sir Philip Green expressed concerns over the accuracy of financial statements from Topshop provided for due diligence.
Try before you buy: the ultimate customer convenience?VideoSubscription
Drapers explores the rise of try before you buy initiatives across the retail industry and examines whether the latest payment trend will bolster sales or hit the bottom line.
Misspap heads to Topshop in LiverpoolSubscription
Womenswear etailer Misspap is launching a 20-piece collection in Topshop’s store at the Liverpool One shopping centre.
Topshop swings to £10.9m lossSubscription
Young fashion giant Topshop reported a £10.9m loss in the year to August 2017, as high street retailers continue to face tough trading conditions.
Topshop appoints new head of merchandisingSubscription
Topshop has appointed Ralph Lauren’s director of planning, Johannah Lightfoot, as its new head of merchandising for casualwear.
Drapers speaks to some of the UK’s biggest high street names to find out the latest trends and innovations that are shaping the denim of the future.
Drapers Investigates: Who owns the high street? Subscription
The structure of the UK high street is changing. New fascias are being added to the mix, and the fashion industry has been playing an extended game of “pass the parcel”, as a wave of companies change hands in high-profile acquisitions.
Includes Topshop, Topman, Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge
The rumour mill has been abuzz this week with speculation that Arcadia Group is up for sale following reports in The Sunday Times. While Sir Philip Green has fiercely denied these claims, it has firmly put the business – as well as the wider changes ...
Arcadia sale speculation sparks debateSubscription
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has found itself under further scrutiny this week after speculation about a possible sale – which Green dismissed as “totally false”.