• Own-brand fashion boosts sales at John Lewis By Drapers   -   Jul 16, 2019

    OWN-BRAND FASHION BOOSTS SALES AT JOHN LEWIS

    John Lewis had a 7.2% uplift in total fashion sales for the week ended 13 July, as sales of its own-brand labels jumped 6.6% year-on-year.

    Fashion
  • 50,000 UK shops lie empty By Drapers   -   Jul 16, 2019

    50,000 UK SHOPS LIE EMPTY

    A total of 16% of all shops and retail outlets in the UK are currently empty, new figures have shown.

    Shopping
  • Arcadia Group CVAs challenged By Drapers   -   Jul 16, 2019

    ARCADIA GROUP CVAS CHALLENGED

    Arcadia Group has received applications from US property group, Vornado, to challenge two of its company voluntary arrangements .

  • Tisci's designs drive sales uplift at Burberry By Drapers   -   Jul 16, 2019

    TISCI'S DESIGNS DRIVE SALES UPLIFT AT BURBERRY

    Burberry's retail revenue grew 4% year on year to £498m for the 13 weeks to 29 June, which the luxury brand attributed to the “excellent”...

    Luxury, Design, Collection
  • LVMH snaps up stake in Stella McCartney By Drapers   -   Jul 16, 2019

    LVMH SNAPS UP STAKE IN STELLA MCCARTNEY

    French luxury fashion house LVMH has acquired a minority stake in British designer Stella McCartney's eponymous brand.

    Luxury, Design, Fashion
  • Raeburn heads to Carnaby Street By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    RAEBURN HEADS TO CARNABY STREET

    British brand Raeburn will open its first central London retail store this August in Carnaby.

  • Amazon reveals Prime Day fashion discounts By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    AMAZON REVEALS PRIME DAY FASHION DISCOUNTS

    As part of its annual Prime Day promotion, Amazon is offering up to 55% off footwear, clothing and fashion accessories until 16 July,...

    Fashion, Event
  • Belstaff to open on Regent Street By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    BELSTAFF TO OPEN ON REGENT STREET

    British heritage brand Belstaff is opening a store on Regent Street, Drapers can reveal.

  • Bonmarché to be de-listed in August By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    BONMARCHÉ TO BE DE-LISTED IN AUGUST

    Spectre Holdings, the investment firm owned by Phillip Day, has announced it will de-list Bonmarché from the London Stock Exchange...

  • UK luxury fashion boosted by success of younger brands By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    UK LUXURY FASHION BOOSTED BY SUCCESS OF YOUNGER BRANDS

    The UK's top 30 luxury fashion brands and retailers by turnover contributed £5.25bn in revenue to the UK economy in 2017/18 - up 1.9%...

    Luxury, Fashion
  • Barneys explores bankruptcy By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    BARNEYS EXPLORES BANKRUPTCY

    US department store Barneys is believed to be considering filing for bankruptcy.

  • Sports Direct delays results By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    SPORTS DIRECT DELAYS RESULTS

    Mike Ashley's retail empire Sports Direct has delayed announcing its financial results, following speculation about a fall in earnings,...

  • Footfall suffers ‘disappointing' blow in June By Drapers   -   Jul 15, 2019

    FOOTFALL SUFFERS ‘DISAPPOINTING' BLOW IN JUNE

    A 2.9% year-on-year decline in footfall last month has been blamed on the “relatively poor” weather, Brexit and structural changes...

  • What next for ‘poisoned chalice' M&S fashion? By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    WHAT NEXT FOR ‘POISONED CHALICE' M&S FASHION?

    Taking on the top fashion job at Marks & Spencer was never going to be an easy ride.

    Fashion
  • Boohoo to reduce payment terms to 14 days By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    BOOHOO TO REDUCE PAYMENT TERMS TO 14 DAYS

    The Boohoo group has introduced new 14-day payment terms for its UK-based manufacturers.

  • Victoria Beckham CEO exits By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    VICTORIA BECKHAM CEO EXITS

    Victoria Beckham chief executive Paolo Riva is to step down from his role for personal reasons, with immediate effect.

  • Fashion sales up By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    FASHION SALES UP

    Total fashion sales jumped 5.9% year on year last week, as warm weather encouraged shoppers to spend.

    Fashion
  • Coming soon: Drapers Fashion Forum 2019 By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    COMING SOON: DRAPERS FASHION FORUM 2019

    This year's Drapers Fashion Forum, taking place on 10 October at London's County Hall, will focus on helping you to keep up with the...

    Fashion
  • This week we test your knowledge of people moves, financials and new stores By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    THIS WEEK WE TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF PEOPLE MOVES, FINANCIALS AND NEW STORES

    People
  • Arcadia taps footwear brand to fill Oxford Street store By Drapers   -   Jul 12, 2019

    ARCADIA TAPS FOOTWEAR BRAND TO FILL OXFORD STREET STORE

    Sir Philip Green's Arcadia has lined up footwear brand Vans to fill the Oxford Street store previously occupied by Miss Selfridge.