• Jigsaw opens in Ealing By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    JIGSAW OPENS IN EALING

    Jigsaw has opened a new store in Dickens Yard, Ealing.

  • Indies look forward to Christmas uplift By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    INDIES LOOK FORWARD TO CHRISTMAS UPLIFT

    Independents across the UK have enjoyed a strong autumn season so far and are optimistic about Christmas, as more consumers seek unique...

    Look
  • Yoox launches AI stylist By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    YOOX LAUNCHES AI STYLIST

    Yoox has launched an artificial intelligence-powered stylist that allows shoppers to mix and match products and share looks on social...

    Look
  • Fashion sector unites for Climate Action Charter By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    FASHION SECTOR UNITES FOR CLIMATE ACTION CHARTER

    Burberry, Guess, Inditex and H&M are among 40 fashion businesses to launch the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action today.

    Fashion
  • Is an online sales tax feasible? By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    IS AN ONLINE SALES TAX FEASIBLE?

    Sports Direct's Mike Ashley has called for a 20% online sales tax to help boost the high street, but his suggestion has been met with...

  • UKFT to take over management of Textiles Scotland By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    UKFT TO TAKE OVER MANAGEMENT OF TEXTILES SCOTLAND

    The UK Fashion and Textile Association is taking over the management of Textiles Scotland from 1 January.

    Fashion
  • December footfall to drop By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    DECEMBER FOOTFALL TO DROP

    Footfall in December is expected to drop 4.2% compared with last year as tough trading continues on the high street, Springboard reports.

  • Flannels received £125,000 business rates relief on new store By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    FLANNELS RECEIVED £125,000 BUSINESS RATES RELIEF ON NEW STORE

    High-end fashion chain Flannels has been given £125,000 in business rates relief by Doncaster Council to prevent a former pub and nightclub...

    Fashion
  • November footfall drops as 'Black Friday gleam diminishes' By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NOVEMBER FOOTFALL DROPS AS 'BLACK FRIDAY GLEAM DIMINISHES'

    Footfall across the UK fell 3.2% year on year in November - a swing from last year's growth of 0.2% - as Black Friday increasingly...

    Event
  • November high street sales worst since 2015 By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    NOVEMBER HIGH STREET SALES WORST SINCE 2015

    Total in-store like-for-like sales declined by 2.6% last month, marking the worst November since 2015, the BDO High Street Sales Tracker...

  • Exclusive: Zalando signs bevy of premium brands By Drapers   -   Dec 10, 2018

    EXCLUSIVE: ZALANDO SIGNS BEVY OF PREMIUM BRANDS

    Berlin-based etailer Zalando has signed up 17 new premium brands for the first quarter of 2019 as it seeks to become a “noteworthy...

    Luxury, Fashion
  • 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