• Hammerson sells two retail parks By Drapers   -   Jul 23, 2018

    HAMMERSON SELLS TWO RETAIL PARKS

    Shopping centre owner Hammerson has sold two retail parks - Imperial Retail Park in Bristol and Fife Central Retail Park - to real...

    Shopping
  • Retailer profit warnings double in a year By Drapers   -   Jul 23, 2018

    RETAILER PROFIT WARNINGS DOUBLE IN A YEAR

    The number of profit warnings by FTSE-listed retailers has doubled over the past year as the sector battles reduced spending.

  • Debenhams defends relationship with beauty concession By Drapers   -   Jul 23, 2018

    DEBENHAMS DEFENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH BEAUTY CONCESSION

    Debenhams has hit back at speculation that its relationship with concession partnership Blow has deteriorated.

  • Retailers cannot be complacent following fake fur scandal By Drapers   -   Jul 22, 2018

    RETAILERS CANNOT BE COMPLACENT FOLLOWING FAKE FUR SCANDAL

    Retailers, local authorities and Trading Standards must do more to enforce regulations around the sale of real fur labelled as fake,...

  • Obituary: Retail veteran Don McCarthy has died By Drapers   -   Jul 21, 2018

    OBITUARY: RETAIL VETERAN DON MCCARTHY HAS DIED

    Retail veteran and former executive chairman of House of Fraser, Don McCarthy, aged 63, died on 21 July after a long battle with cancer.

  • Landlords file legal challenge against House of Fraser CVA By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    LANDLORDS FILE LEGAL CHALLENGE AGAINST HOUSE OF FRASER CVA

    A group of landlords has filed a petition in the Scottish Courts, challenging House of Fraser's company voluntary arrangement .

  • Foot Locker opens new London store By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    FOOT LOCKER OPENS NEW LONDON STORE

    Foot Locker has opened a new flagship store in London's Marble Arch.

  • Brexit and sustainability dominate at London Textile Fair By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    BREXIT AND SUSTAINABILITY DOMINATE AT LONDON TEXTILE FAIR

    Exhibitors reported mixed results at the autumn 19 edition of the London Textile Fair, as market concerns and nervousness were offset...

  • Video: How 3D software is impacting design By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    VIDEO: HOW 3D SOFTWARE IS IMPACTING DESIGN

    Fashion retailers gathered at the Soho Hotel in June to discuss how 3D fashion is changing the industry.

    Hotels, Design, Fashion
  • Make it British Live relocates for 2019 By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    MAKE IT BRITISH LIVE RELOCATES FOR 2019

    Trade show Make it British Live has confirmed dates and a new location for its 2019 exhibition.

  • BHS director inquiry may relaunch By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    BHS DIRECTOR INQUIRY MAY RELAUNCH

    An investigation into the directors of BHS could be reopened by the Insolvency Service, following the release of new evidence contained...

  • Weekly fashion sales slip By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    WEEKLY FASHION SALES SLIP

    Sales of clothing and footwear fell by -0.2% for the week ending 15 July 2018, after a two-week run of positive sales.

    Fashion
  • Weekly clothing sales slip By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    WEEKLY CLOTHING SALES SLIP

    Sales of clothing and footwear fell by -0.2% for the week ending 15 July 2018, after a two-week run of positive sales.

  • By Drapers   -   Jul 20, 2018

    FARFETCH ACQUIRES CHINESE TECH FIRM

    Farfetch has acquired digital and technology business CuriosityChina in a bid to give luxury brands a deeper reach into the Chinese...

    Luxury
  • Red Wing opens first UK standalone women's store By Drapers   -   Jul 19, 2018

    RED WING OPENS FIRST UK STANDALONE WOMEN'S STORE

    Heritage footwear brand Red Wing opened its first UK women's standalone store in central London, on 19 July.

    Women
  • French Sole to open in Covent Garden By Drapers   -   Jul 19, 2018

    FRENCH SOLE TO OPEN IN COVENT GARDEN

    Premium footwear brand French Sole is to open a new store in London's Covent Garden on 19 July.

  • Mobile shopping app Grabble winds down By Drapers   -   Jul 19, 2018

    MOBILE SHOPPING APP GRABBLE WINDS DOWN

    The co-founders of mobile shopping app Grabble, and its associated technology firm Mobula, have decided to wind down the company after...

    Shopping
  • M&S launches ‘behind the scenes' podcast By Drapers   -   Jul 19, 2018

    M&S LAUNCHES ‘BEHIND THE SCENES' PODCAST

    Marks & Spencer has launched a podcast series that goes behind the scenes at the retailer, looking at sustainability, the history of...

    Look
  • H&M collaborates with GP & J Baker By Drapers   -   Jul 19, 2018

    H&M COLLABORATES WITH GP & J BAKER

    H&M has teamed up with British textile and wallpaper brand GP & J Baker for a new womenswear collection that will launch in selected...

    Collection
  • New River plots homes above shopping centres By Drapers   -   Jul 19, 2018

    NEW RIVER PLOTS HOMES ABOVE SHOPPING CENTRES

    Shopping centre owner and manager New River Retail said it has the potential to create 1,300 residential units adjacent to or above...

    Shopping