Sales hold steady at Next

SALES HOLD STEADY AT NEXT

Full price sales at high street giant Next grew by 3.1% to £4.2bn for the year to 26 January 2019, with falling retail sales offset...

Profits take a hit at Ted Baker

PROFITS TAKE A HIT AT TED BAKER

British brand and retailer Ted Baker announced a 14.3% drop in profit before tax and exceptional items to £63m for the year to 26 January...

 
 
 
Filippa K launches new web platform

FILIPPA K LAUNCHES NEW WEB PLATFORM

Swedish brand Filippa K has launched its new website platform and design, after five months of development.

Retail crime costs industry £2bn

RETAIL CRIME COSTS INDUSTRY £2BN

Retail crime is costing the industry 20% of its annual profits, or £1.9bn a year, a report by the British Retail Consortium has found.

 
 
 
Lacoste-owner to buy The Kooples

LACOSTE-OWNER TO BUY THE KOOPLES

Swiss group Maus Frères, which owns Lacoste, Gant and Aigle, has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire French fashion brand...

Retailers left without promised rates relief

RETAILERS LEFT WITHOUT PROMISED RATES RELIEF

Many eligible retailers have been left without their business rates discounts worth up to £8,000 as local councils face problems in...

 
 
 
UK shoppers hoard £4.1bn of unused clothing

UK SHOPPERS HOARD £4.1BN OF UNUSED CLOTHING

Shoppers in the UK own a total of £4.1bn of clothing they do not use, new research has found.

Warm weather heats online sales in February

WARM WEATHER HEATS ONLINE SALES IN FEBRUARY

Warmer weather in February drove a 9.4% increase in online sales year on year.

 
 
 
Mother's Day spend to hit £1.6bn

MOTHER'S DAY SPEND TO HIT £1.6BN

Mother's Day spend among consumers in the UK is estimated to increase by 0.8% to £1.6bn this year, according to new research.

John Lewis to be zero carbon by 2050

JOHN LEWIS TO BE ZERO CARBON BY 2050

John Lewis Partnership has pledged to have a net zero carbon footprint by 2050, across all its stores, head offices and distribution...

 
 
 
WIT Fitness wins £2m investment

WIT FITNESS WINS £2M INVESTMENT

Sportswear retailer WIT Fitness has secured £2m investment from growth capital investor VGC Partners.

Dunkerton hits back at Superdry shareholder report

DUNKERTON HITS BACK AT SUPERDRY SHAREHOLDER REPORT

Julian Dunkerton has responded to a report by proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services recommending that shareholders...

 
 
 
Instagram trials shop in-app feature

INSTAGRAM TRIALS SHOP IN-APP FEATURE

Instagram is trialling a “checkout” feature with select retailers in the US, that allows shoppers to buy products without leaving the...

First look: Office unveils new store concept

FIRST LOOK: OFFICE UNVEILS NEW STORE CONCEPT

Footwear retailer Office has launched its new store concept on London's Oxford Street.

 
 
 
Arcadia must jettison 'tired' brands, say experts

ARCADIA MUST JETTISON 'TIRED' BRANDS, SAY EXPERTS

Sir Philip Green is drawing up restructuring plans to save his ailing Arcadia Group empire, but industry insiders have told Drapers...

Rise in revenue at Launer London

RISE IN REVENUE AT LAUNER LONDON

Luxury British accessories brand Launer London has reported a 23% increase in turnover to £4m for the 52 weeks to 31 December.

 
 
 
Mahabis appoints Moonpig MD as CEO

MAHABIS APPOINTS MOONPIG MD AS CEO

Footwear brand Mahabis has appointed former Moonpig managing director, Iain Martin, as its new chief executive.

Topman appoints new buying and design director

TOPMAN APPOINTS NEW BUYING AND DESIGN DIRECTOR

Arcadia Group has appointed former Burton buying director Mitch Hughes as the new buying and design director at stablemate Topman.

 
 
 
John Lewis weekly fashion sales drop

JOHN LEWIS WEEKLY FASHION SALES DROP

John Lewis & Partners fashion sales fell 0.5% year on year for the week to 16 March.

Drapers launches sustainability survey

DRAPERS LAUNCHES SUSTAINABILITY SURVEY

Drapers' new survey is aimed at providing a comprehensive measurement of how sustainable UK fashion is, and how far it has to go.

 
 
 



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AOC needs to stop trying to walk in Nancy Pelosi's shoes

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