A new Director and a new calendar concept… Meeting with a cutting edge team whose mission is to support designer brands during the post-crisis period and renew the legitimacy of women’s ready-to-wear as an indispensable market. See as follows. FashionUnited: PAPP will host the event at […]

Fashion retailer New Look is in its 40th year and presented strong results for the 52 weeks to 27th March 2010, its revenue went up with 10.7% to £1,463.6m. The underlying operating profit increased with 17.7% to £163m and the Group’s like-for-like sales growth went up with 1.2%, of […]

Although the UK’s economic recovery is underway, the situation remains fragile and the risks of a relapse cannot be ignored, warns the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) in its recent Economic Forecast. The BCC, the national body for businesses, says that the worsening eurozone debt crisis and […]

Fiona Kennedy has been unveiled as the new face of the Debenhams' designer collaboration H! by Henry Holland high-summer swimwear range. Spotted by Henry Holland himself, Henry commented, "Fiona caught my eye immediately with her entry for our original 'Find a Face' competition. She looks lively, happy […]

After designing for many household names in fashion, Jonathan Mitchell launched his own innovative streetwear label by the name of Sloth Clothing.The collection is well received by critics and is currently being trialled in selected stores and available online. Mitchell’s last collection sold […]

Poor returns experiences lead to 58% of online shoppers permanently shunning outlets. New research released by Collect+ sends a warning to retailers of the cost of failing to provide an effective returns process. The poll of 2,000 online shoppers reveals that 58% of shoppers, once they have had a bad […]

Online sales may not be growing as fast as some industry observers had expected, but the number of shoppers reserving or buying productsonline before picking up in store is outstripping forecasts, reports the Financial Times. The convenience of ordering online andthen collecting the goods when you want […]

London's Portobello Road is to become home to a new Art & Design Market next weekend. The infamous street of vintage design is launching a new creative space at Portobello Market, dedicated to nurturing young and established artists from London and beyond. The market will run on Saturdays and Sundays […]

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