• Ray Kelvin takes leave of absence from Ted Baker By Drapers   -   Dec 7, 2018

    RAY KELVIN TAKES LEAVE OF ABSENCE FROM TED BAKER

    Ray Kelvin will take a temporary leave of absence from Ted Baker following allegations about his conduct with staff.

  • Menswear spurs growth at Lululemon By Drapers   -   Dec 7, 2018

    MENSWEAR SPURS GROWTH AT LULULEMON

    Lululemon's revenue leapt 21% to $747.7m in the third quarter ended 28 October, driven by growth in menswear, online sales and a strong...

  • Denim Première Vision makes its mark in London By Drapers   -   Dec 7, 2018

    DENIM PREMIÈRE VISION MAKES ITS MARK IN LONDON

    Denim Première Vision made its London debut for its spring 20 edition, and international exhibitors praised the city's fashion credentials...

    Fashion
  • Primark warns of 'challenging' November trading By Drapers   -   Dec 7, 2018

    PRIMARK WARNS OF 'CHALLENGING' NOVEMBER TRADING

    Primark has warned that trading was “challenging” in November due to the tough retail market, but said its full-year profit forecast...

  • Pure London to showcase Italian manufacturers By Drapers   -   Dec 7, 2018

    PURE LONDON TO SHOWCASE ITALIAN MANUFACTURERS

    Trade show Pure London is launching a ”country focus” in its sourcing area Pure Origin from next season, starting with a spotlight...

  • Shuropody receives new investment By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    SHUROPODY RECEIVES NEW INVESTMENT

    Shuropody has received a “substantial investment” from an unnamed backer.

  • First look: Givenchy opens first UK store By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    FIRST LOOK: GIVENCHY OPENS FIRST UK STORE

    Givenchy has opened its first UK store, at 165 New Bond Street in London's Mayfair.

    Look
  • Tourist spend in the UK drops By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    TOURIST SPEND IN THE UK DROPS

    The average spend by international tourists visiting the UK dropped 3% year on year from January to October.

  • Kurt Geiger steps into the Bullring By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    KURT GEIGER STEPS INTO THE BULLRING

    Kurt Geiger has opened a 1,800 sq ft store in Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre.

    Shopping
  • Fila to launch new premium line By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    FILA TO LAUNCH NEW PREMIUM LINE

    Italian sportswear brand Fila is launching a new premium line under creative director Astrid Andersen.

  • Bestseller unveils new sustainability strategy By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    BESTSELLER UNVEILS NEW SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY

    Danish brand house Bestseller has unveiled a new strategy that puts sustainability “at the core of the business”.

  • Flat sales at Ted Baker as investigation launches By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    FLAT SALES AT TED BAKER AS INVESTIGATION LAUNCHES

    Ted Baker has reported flat sales in the third quarter as it launches an independent investigation into allegations of “forced hugging”.

  • Clothing spend falls in November By Drapers   -   Dec 6, 2018

    CLOTHING SPEND FALLS IN NOVEMBER

    Clothing spending contracted 2.9% in November, the biggest drop since October 2017, data from Barclaycard shows.

  • Exclusive: Clarks' UK and Ireland sales bosses exit By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: CLARKS' UK AND IRELAND SALES BOSSES EXIT

    Clarks' head of UK sales, Victoria Frayne, and head of sales for Ireland, Mark O'Driscoll, have both left the shoe retailer, Drapers...

    Shoes
  • US Polo Assn to debut with Arcadia and HoF By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    US POLO ASSN TO DEBUT WITH ARCADIA AND HOF

    Menswear label US Polo Assn will launch in Arcadia Group's multi-concept fascia Outfit and House of Fraser when the brand makes its...

  • Record sales at Missy Empire By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    RECORD SALES AT MISSY EMPIRE

    Fast fashion etailer Missy Empire had a record Cyber Weekend, doubling last year's sales figures.

    Fashion
  • Exclusive: River Island to launch new brand By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: RIVER ISLAND TO LAUNCH NEW BRAND

    River Island is launching a new womenswear brand next spring, Drapers understands.

  • Christmas fashion spend to drop, PwC predicts By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    CHRISTMAS FASHION SPEND TO DROP, PWC PREDICTS

    The average consumer will spend £420 on presents this year, but a smaller proportion will be on fashion, PwC's Christmas trading predictions...

    Fashion
  • Agility is key to Joules' success, says CEO By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    AGILITY IS KEY TO JOULES' SUCCESS, SAYS CEO

    A flexible and agile business model has been the key to Joules success in the current difficult trading climate, CEO Colin Porter has...

    Models
  • Boohoo offers ‘misled' customers By Drapers   -   Dec 5, 2018

    BOOHOO OFFERS ‘MISLED' CUSTOMERS

    Offers on the Boohoo website broke Advertising Standards Authority rules by “misleading” customers, a BBC report indicates.