• Canada Goose opens new factory in Montreal By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    CANADA GOOSE OPENS NEW FACTORY IN MONTREAL

    Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose will open its second factory in Quebec and eighth wholly owned manufacturing facility in Canada...

    Luxury
  • JD Sports acquires stake in Footasylum By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    JD SPORTS ACQUIRES STAKE IN FOOTASYLUM

    JD Sports Fashion has acquired an 8.3% stake in rival retailer Footasylum.

    Fashion
  • White Stuff appoints new customer director By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    WHITE STUFF APPOINTS NEW CUSTOMER DIRECTOR

    White Stuff has appointed Boden's global brand director, Penny Herriman, as its new customer director, Drapers can reveal.

  • Next online to sell F&F By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    NEXT ONLINE TO SELL F&F

    Next will now sell F&F, Tesco's fashion brand, via its ecommerce site.

    Fashion
  • LK Bennett calls in advisers By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    LK BENNETT CALLS IN ADVISERS

    Premium womenswear retailer LK Bennett has appointed advisers to consider options that could involve a sale.

  • Marks & Spencer expands distribution centre By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    MARKS & SPENCER EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION CENTRE

    Marks & Spencer is expanding its warehouse team at its national distribution centre in Welham Green, Hertfordshire.

  • Boohoo reverses wool ban By Drapers   -   Feb 18, 2019

    BOOHOO REVERSES WOOL BAN

    Boohoo Group has reversed last week's decision to stop using wool in its designs by autumn 19.

    Design
  • New fashion studio assistant apprenticeship launches By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    NEW FASHION STUDIO ASSISTANT APPRENTICESHIP LAUNCHES

    A new fashion studio assistant apprenticeship has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

    Fashion
  • Drapers Independents Awards 2019: enter now By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    DRAPERS INDEPENDENTS AWARDS 2019: ENTER NOW

    Entries are now open for the 2019 Drapers Independents Awards, celebrating the best fashion retailers and brands in this valuable sector...

    Fashion
  • Simon Carter to open three new Indian franchise stores By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    SIMON CARTER TO OPEN THREE NEW INDIAN FRANCHISE STORES

    British menswear business Simon Carter is opening three 1,200 sq ft franchise stores in India this year, Drapers can reveal.

  • Initial uplift in 2019 retail sales By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    INITIAL UPLIFT IN 2019 RETAIL SALES

    A 0.9% decrease in January Sales prices compared with 2018 helped retail sales to rise last month, the latest figures from the Office...

  • Boohoo Group bans wool By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    BOOHOO GROUP BANS WOOL

    Manchester-based online fashion retailer Boohoo Group has pledged to stop using wool in its designs by autumn 19.

    Fashion, Design
  • Obituary: 'patron saint of British fashion' Alfred Radley By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    OBITUARY: 'PATRON SAINT OF BRITISH FASHION' ALFRED RADLEY

    Founder of accessories brand Radley, Alfred Radley, has died after a short illness at the age of 94.

    Fashion
  • Weekday CEO joins Eton Group By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    WEEKDAY CEO JOINS ETON GROUP

    Premium shirt brand Eton has appointed current managing director of H&M group fascia Weekday, David Thörewik, as its new chief executive.

  • UK weekly fashion sales edge up By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    UK WEEKLY FASHION SALES EDGE UP

    Fashion experienced its sixth consecutive week of like-for-like total sales growth in the UK last week.

    Fashion
  • Test your knowledge with this week's Drapers Quiz By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE WITH THIS WEEK'S DRAPERS QUIZ

  • BFC on Brexit: Fashion has never been so important By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    BFC ON BREXIT: FASHION HAS NEVER BEEN SO IMPORTANT

    As Brexit looms, the UK's fashion industry has never been so important, stressed Caroline Rush, chief executive of British Fashion...

    Fashion week, Fashion
  • Amazon scraps New York HQ plan By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    AMAZON SCRAPS NEW YORK HQ PLAN

    Amazon has cancelled plans to build a new €2.5bn headquarters in New York.

  • Warm tones dominate Pantone's autumn 19 colour trends By Drapers   -   Feb 15, 2019

    WARM TONES DOMINATE PANTONE'S AUTUMN 19 COLOUR TRENDS

    ”Sophisticated and strong” colours will dominate the runways at the autumn 19 edition of London Fashion Week, according to global trend...

    Fashion week, Fashion
  • Visitor numbers fall at Micam By Drapers   -   Feb 14, 2019

    VISITOR NUMBERS FALL AT MICAM

    Milanese footwear trade show Micam reported a 1.2% drop in visitor numbers this season, compared to February 2018.