• Urgent change demanded at LFW eco panel By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    URGENT CHANGE DEMANDED AT LFW ECO PANEL

    Industry insiders said the sector must take “immediate action” to make fashion more sustainable, during the British Fashion Council's...

    Fashion
  • Why JD Sports is outpacing its rivals By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    WHY JD SPORTS IS OUTPACING ITS RIVALS

    Knowing its customer and its place in the market has allowed JD Sports to thrive while its rivals struggle in a tough environment

  • Giuseppe Zanotti names new CEO By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI NAMES NEW CEO

    Luxury footwear brand Giuseppe Zanotti has appointed Eugenio Manghi as its new chief executive officer.

    Luxury
  • Marks & Spencer debuts Soho pop-up By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    MARKS & SPENCER DEBUTS SOHO POP-UP

    High street chain Marks & Spencer has opened a menswear pop-up, Mike & Tom's, in London's Soho until 28 September.

  • Used returns costing retailers £1.5bn By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    USED RETURNS COSTING RETAILERS £1.5BN

    Dishonest returns from customers who are returning used items are costing UK retailers £1.5bn, according to new data.

  • Disabled customers cut out by fashion industry By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    DISABLED CUSTOMERS CUT OUT BY FASHION INDUSTRY

    Three quarters of disabled people feel their needs are not being met by mainstream fashion in the UK, new data shows.

    People, Fashion
  • Compulsory sustainability modules for UAL students By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    COMPULSORY SUSTAINABILITY MODULES FOR UAL STUDENTS

    The University of Arts London , which includes Central St Martins and London College of Fashion, has announced that all courses will...

    Fashion
  • Executive team changes at Pentland By Drapers   -   Sep 18, 2019

    EXECUTIVE TEAM CHANGES AT PENTLAND

    Pentland Brands president EMEA and Americas, Carl Davies, will leave the company after 10 years at the end of September.

  • New retail lead for Coal Drops Yard By Drapers   -   Sep 17, 2019

    NEW RETAIL LEAD FOR COAL DROPS YARD

    Property developer Argent has appointed James Raynver as its new retail lead for King's Cross.

  • No-deal Brexit stockpiling warning from suppliers By Drapers   -   Sep 17, 2019

    NO-DEAL BREXIT STOCKPILING WARNING FROM SUPPLIERS

    Fashion retailers and suppliers have warned that the government's Yellowhammer document on the consequences of a no-deal Brexit could...

    People, Fashion
  • High street fund shortlist branded "electioneering" By Drapers   -   Sep 17, 2019

    HIGH STREET FUND SHORTLIST BRANDED "ELECTIONEERING"

    Towns overlooked for the Future High Streets Fund have called the selection process “naked political electioneering” on the part of...

  • Giorgio Armani to be honoured by BFC By Drapers   -   Sep 17, 2019

    GIORGIO ARMANI TO BE HONOURED BY BFC

    Italian designer Giorgio Armani will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the British Fashion Council's 2019 Fashion Awards.

    Fashion, Design
  • Revenue down at French Connection By Drapers   -   Sep 17, 2019

    REVENUE DOWN AT FRENCH CONNECTION

    French Connection's group revenue fell by 12.2% year on year to £51m in the first half of 2019, down from £58.1m last year.

  • H&M to sell external brands By Drapers   -   Sep 17, 2019

    H&M TO SELL EXTERNAL BRANDS

    H&M is to test selling external brands and products alongside its own offering.

  • Psyche launches standalone childrenswear site By Drapers   -   Sep 16, 2019

    PSYCHE LAUNCHES STANDALONE CHILDRENSWEAR SITE

    Middlesbrough-based premium independent Psyche has launched a dedicated designer kidswear website to focus on its junior offering.

    Design
  • Moncler tops Dow Jones Sustainability Index By Drapers   -   Sep 16, 2019

    MONCLER TOPS DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX

    Italian luxury outerwear brand Moncler has been crowned the “industry leader” in the textiles, apparel and luxury goods sector of the...

    Luxury
  • First look: Charles Tyrwhitt's new store concept By Drapers   -   Sep 16, 2019

    FIRST LOOK: CHARLES TYRWHITT'S NEW STORE CONCEPT

    Charles Tyrwhitt has launched a new store concept at its Ludgate branch in the City of London, designed to “breathe life” into its...

    Look, Shopping, Design
  • Mr Porter MD exits By Drapers   -   Sep 16, 2019

    MR PORTER MD EXITS

    Toby Bateman has stepped down as the managing director of luxury etailer Mr Porter.

    Luxury
  • Retailers missing out on Purple Pound By Drapers   -   Sep 16, 2019

    RETAILERS MISSING OUT ON PURPLE POUND

    New research has shown retailers could be missing out on a share of the £249bn spent by disabled shoppers each year because of accessibility...

  • Luxury kidswear brand Quinn Harper makes store debut By Drapers   -   Sep 16, 2019

    LUXURY KIDSWEAR BRAND QUINN HARPER MAKES STORE DEBUT

    New luxury children's occasionwear brand Quinn Harper is opening a boutique on King's Road in London.

    Luxury