• Manitobah Mukluks appoints overseas distribution agent By Drapers   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MANITOBAH MUKLUKS APPOINTS OVERSEAS DISTRIBUTION AGENT

    Canadian winter boot brand Manitobah Mukluks has appointed new sales agency Impact Group to handle its international distribution,...

  • Missy Empire festive revenues soar By Drapers   -   Jan 19, 2018

    MISSY EMPIRE FESTIVE REVENUES SOAR

    Missy Empire's revenue was up by 245% in December 2017 compared to the same month the year before.

    Festival
  • Shoppers bring festive spending forward By Drapers   -   Jan 19, 2018

    SHOPPERS BRING FESTIVE SPENDING FORWARD

    Consumers are doing their Christmas shopping earlier in the year as growth in December has slowed in the past five years.

    Shopping, Festival
  • Seafolly appoints CEO By Drapers   -   Jan 19, 2018

    SEAFOLLY APPOINTS CEO

    Former DKNY commercial head Paul Kotrba is to join Australian swimwear brand Seafolly as its CEO.

  • Little Mistress appoints new finance director By Drapers   -   Jan 19, 2018

    LITTLE MISTRESS APPOINTS NEW FINANCE DIRECTOR

    Little Mistress Group has appointed former UK finance and operations director at PVH, owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, Pradeep...

  • Stumbling store sales lead to ‘disappointing' Christmas at Bonmarché By Drapers   -   Jan 19, 2018

    STUMBLING STORE SALES LEAD TO ‘DISAPPOINTING' CHRISTMAS AT BONMARCHÉ

    Value womenswear retailer Bonmarché has announced a 5.5% drop in sales for the 13 weeks to 30 December, as falling in-store sales negated...

  • By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    Q&A: JASON DENHAM ON 10 YEARS OF BRAND BUILDING

    The founder of the eponymous denim brand, which returned to Pitti after several seasons away, tells Drapers about celebrating the brand's...

  • Price still king, says Primark's finance boss By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    PRICE STILL KING, SAYS PRIMARK'S FINANCE BOSS

    Primark's pricing strategy and being the “best value on the high street” were key to the retailer's success over Christmas, says parent...

  • Ted Baker ecommerce head exits By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    TED BAKER ECOMMERCE HEAD EXITS

    Ted Baker's head of ecommerce Suzanne Egleton has left the business, Drapers understands.

  • Fast fashion speeds up Fashion SVP By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    FAST FASHION SPEEDS UP FASHION SVP

    Fast fashion and speed to market were at the forefront of conversation at this season's edition of Fashion SVP, as buyers asked for...

    Fashion
  • Suppliers outraged at Arcadia discount demands By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    SUPPLIERS OUTRAGED AT ARCADIA DISCOUNT DEMANDS

    Suppliers have hit out at Arcadia's demands for an additional 2% discount on all orders with a payment due from 1 February, branding...

  • Test your knowledge with this week's Drapers Quiz By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE WITH THIS WEEK'S DRAPERS QUIZ

  • Buyers hail London Textile Fair despite flat mood By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    BUYERS HAIL LONDON TEXTILE FAIR DESPITE FLAT MOOD

    Challenging market conditions dampened the mood at the London Textile Fair's latest edition, but the show maintained a steady stream...

  • H&M appoints global diversity leader By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    H&M APPOINTS GLOBAL DIVERSITY LEADER

    H&M has appointed Annie Wu as its new global diversity leader, following protests and criticism regarding a ‘racist' image of one of...

    Models
  • Arcadia squeezes suppliers By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    ARCADIA SQUEEZES SUPPLIERS

    Arcadia Group has told suppliers it is enforcing a 2% discount on future orders, and those already placed, “in order to remain competitive”.

  • Festive sales at Primark jump By Drapers   -   Jan 18, 2018

    FESTIVE SALES AT PRIMARK JUMP

    Sales at Primark rose by 7% during the 16 weeks ending 6 January 2018, due to “increased retail selling space”.

    Festival
  • Pep & Co expanding to become ‘major fashion player' By Drapers   -   Jan 17, 2018

    PEP & CO EXPANDING TO BECOME ‘MAJOR FASHION PLAYER'

    Poundland is planning to roll out a further 150 Pep & Co shop-in-shops in the UK, Ireland and France over the next year, as the value...

    Shopping, Fashion
  • Belinda Robertson relaunches its website By Drapers   -   Jan 17, 2018

    BELINDA ROBERTSON RELAUNCHES ITS WEBSITE

    Luxury cashmere brand Belinda Robertson has relaunched its website as part of a brand refresh aimed at growing its online sales.

    Luxury
  • Shopper insight: Do you take advantage of the winter Sales? By Drapers   -   Jan 17, 2018

    SHOPPER INSIGHT: DO YOU TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE WINTER SALES?

    We asked shoppers on Oxford Street how they feel about discounting on the high street before and after Christmas.

  • Scoop teams up with Alexa Chung By Drapers   -   Jan 17, 2018

    SCOOP TEAMS UP WITH ALEXA CHUNG

    London trade show Scoop is partnering with online fashion platform Villoid, co-founded by Alexa Chung, to offer emerging designers...

    Fashion, Design