• 'A real opportunity for Fat Face' under Liz Evans By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    'A REAL OPPORTUNITY FOR FAT FACE' UNDER LIZ EVANS

    Retail experts and industry headhunters have shown resounding support for Oasis and Warehouse boss Liz Evans' move to join Fat Face...

  • Bond Street's £10m transformation completes By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    BOND STREET'S £10M TRANSFORMATION COMPLETES

    Bond Street's £10m streetscape transformation has completed today.

  • Whistles opens first US store By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    WHISTLES OPENS FIRST US STORE

    Whistles has opened its first standalone store in the US.

  • Maternity etailer to shutter By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    MATERNITY ETAILER TO SHUTTER

    Maternity etailer Nine in the Mirror has announced it is to close.

  • Etailer Studio British to close By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    ETAILER STUDIO BRITISH TO CLOSE

    Etailer Studio British is to shutter less than a year after it launched.

  • First look: The O2's Icon Outlet opens By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    FIRST LOOK: THE O2'S ICON OUTLET OPENS

    Drapers had a first look at the new Icon Outlet shopping centre, which opens to the general public at London's The O2 on Saturday.

    Shopping, Look
  • New CEO at Ganni By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NEW CEO AT GANNI

    Ganni has announced Andrea Baldo as its new CEO, as of 22 October.

  • New £150m Oxford Street plans unveiled By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NEW £150M OXFORD STREET PLANS UNVEILED

    Westminster City Council has unveiled fresh plans to future-proof the Oxford Circus area, after its initial proposal to pedestrianise...

  • Kidswear in the spotlight in Sainsbury's and Asda merger inquiry By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    KIDSWEAR IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN SAINSBURY'S AND ASDA MERGER INQUIRY

    The Competition and Markets Authority has announced the proposed merger of Sainsbury's and Asda will now undergo an in-depth investigation,...

  • Credit insurers cut cover on Oasis and Warehouse By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    CREDIT INSURERS CUT COVER ON OASIS AND WAREHOUSE

    Credit insurers have cut cover to some Oasis and Warehouse suppliers, amid wider tough trading on the high street.

  • New Look to withdraw from China By Drapers   -   Oct 18, 2018

    NEW LOOK TO WITHDRAW FROM CHINA

    Young fashion retailer New Look is to shut down its Chinese operations, including up to 130 stores across the country, it has been...

    Look, Fashion
  • Kidswear in the spotlight in Sainsbury's/Asda merger inquiry By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    KIDSWEAR IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN SAINSBURY'S/ASDA MERGER INQUIRY

    The Competition and Markets Authority has announced the proposed merger of Sainsbury's and Asda will now undergo an in-depth investigation,...

  • First look: Allbirds flies into London By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    FIRST LOOK: ALLBIRDS FLIES INTO LONDON

    US sustainable footwear brand Allbirds has opened its first European store, at 121-123 Long Acre, in London's Covent Garden.

    Look
  • Asos ‘well prepared' for no-deal Brexit By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    ASOS ‘WELL PREPARED' FOR NO-DEAL BREXIT

    Asos chief executive Nick Beighton has said the business is prepared for all possible Brexit outcomes as the UK's deadline to leave...

  • Clothing hit by online sales growth slump By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    CLOTHING HIT BY ONLINE SALES GROWTH SLUMP

    Clothing sales have taken the hardest hit as online retail sales growth for the month of September slumped to its lowest since 2014.

  • Retailers hit by £186m business rates hike By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    RETAILERS HIT BY £186M BUSINESS RATES HIKE

    A 2.4% increase in inflation will add an additional £186.45m to retailer's business rates bill next April.

  • Profits jump at Asos By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    PROFITS JUMP AT ASOS

    Asos has announced a 28% increase in profit before tax to £102m for the year to 31 August, despite investing heavily to support its...

  • BRC calls for business rate action in Budget By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    BRC CALLS FOR BUSINESS RATE ACTION IN BUDGET

    The British Retail Consortium has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to address the “unsustainable burden” of business rates in his autumn...

  • Sharp decline in consumer confidence By Drapers   -   Oct 17, 2018

    SHARP DECLINE IN CONSUMER CONFIDENCE

    UK consumer confidence has dropped to -7% in the third quarter of 2018.

  • Thread eyes global markets with cash injection By Drapers   -   Oct 16, 2018

    THREAD EYES GLOBAL MARKETS WITH CASH INJECTION

    Menswear personal-styling website Thread.com will grow its artificial intelligence teams and brand awareness, and explore international...

    Style