Mothercare losses deepen despite UK sales boost

MOTHERCARE LOSSES DEEPEN DESPITE UK SALES BOOST

Mothercare has gone into the red, and its UK losses have increased.

Introducing Escada's 'new face' on Sloane Street

INTRODUCING ESCADA'S 'NEW FACE' ON SLOANE STREET

Iris Epple-Righi, CEO of luxury womenswear brand Escada, explains how it hopes to appeal to a wider audience with its new store concept.

 
 
 
Exclusive: Shoon files intention to appoint administrators

EXCLUSIVE: SHOON FILES INTENTION TO APPOINT ADMINISTRATORS

Footwear chain Shoon has filed notice of its intention to appoint administrators at the High Court, Drapers can reveal.

Budget business rate reform ‘doesn't go far enough'

BUDGET BUSINESS RATE REFORM ‘DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH'

Retail and property experts have said changes made to business rates in the autumn Budget do not go far enough to create a fairer system.

 
 
 
Karen Millen stems losses in 'year of change'

KAREN MILLEN STEMS LOSSES IN 'YEAR OF CHANGE'

Karen Millen sales and profits held steady, and losses were reduced in a “year of change” for the womenswear retailer.

Michael Kors names new chief brand officer

MICHAEL KORS NAMES NEW CHIEF BRAND OFFICER

Michael Kors has named Francesca Leoni as its new senior vice president, chief brand officer for the brand.

 
 
 
Autumn Budget 2017: Businesses to reap £2.3bn rates reprieve

AUTUMN BUDGET 2017: BUSINESSES TO REAP £2.3BN RATES REPRIEVE

Businesses are set to save £2.3bn through changes to the rules for business rates, chancellor Philip Hammond announced in today's autumn...

Sports Direct seeks £1bn credit facility

SPORTS DIRECT SEEKS £1BN CREDIT FACILITY

Sports Direct has increased its revolving credit facility to £907.5m, as it seeks a deal to extend the limit to around £1bn.

 
 
 
Retailers hope for business rates action in Budget

RETAILERS HOPE FOR BUSINESS RATES ACTION IN BUDGET

Retailers will be eagerly watching chancellor Philip Hammond later today to see if he will tackle business rates when he announces...

Retailers confident about Christmas, survey finds

RETAILERS CONFIDENT ABOUT CHRISTMAS, SURVEY FINDS

Almost half of all retailers expect rising revenues over the crucial Christmas trading period, despite the numerous challenges facing...

 
 
 
Fashion sales fall at John Lewis

FASHION SALES FALL AT JOHN LEWIS

John Lewis' fashion sales fell by 3.8% last week as they were affected by changes to annual competitor promotions.

Canada Goose names new CCO

CANADA GOOSE NAMES NEW CCO

Outerwear brand Canada Goose has appointed Rick Wood as its new chief commercial officer.

 
 
 
Retailers' optimism low for Black Friday

RETAILERS' OPTIMISM LOW FOR BLACK FRIDAY

Only a third of retailers feel optimistic about Black Friday this year, a new study has found.

Indies cave in to Black Friday discounting

INDIES CAVE IN TO BLACK FRIDAY DISCOUNTING

Independent retailers across the UK have given into pressure to discount stock for Black Friday as department stores and multi-brand...

 
 
 
Black Friday footfall to linger over weekend

BLACK FRIDAY FOOTFALL TO LINGER OVER WEEKEND

Footfall on the high street is to increase by a fifth on Black Friday and remain above average for the rest of the weekend, new research...

Black Friday 2017 deal tracker: the latest discounts

BLACK FRIDAY 2017 DEAL TRACKER: THE LATEST DISCOUNTS

As Black Friday nears, more and more retailers are unveiling their discounts. Drapers brings you a roundup of the latest offers.

 
 
 
Crew Clothing on verge of sale

CREW CLOTHING ON VERGE OF SALE

Crew Clothing is on the cusp of being sold, Drapers understands.

Asos expands same-day delivery service

ASOS EXPANDS SAME-DAY DELIVERY SERVICE

Asos has launched its same-day delivery service in Leeds and Manchester.

 
 
 
Mary Portas calls for business rates freeze

MARY PORTAS CALLS FOR BUSINESS RATES FREEZE

Retail consultant Mary Portas has urged the chancellor to do more to tackle rising business rates.

Start-up Aday nets $2m in funding round

START-UP ADAY NETS $2M IN FUNDING ROUND

Technical clothing start-up label Aday has secured $2m in its latest funding round after scoring investment from businesses including...

 
 
 



The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals to Take Advantage Of

The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals to Take Advantage Of

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it is officially the Christmas season, and you know what that means: holiday shopping! Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are in full... Read more ...

Fragrance, perfume and aftershave Black Friday bargains include Marc Jacobs...

Fragrance, perfume and aftershave Black Friday bargains include Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors and SJP

Nothing smells sweeter than a Black Friday Bargain and the day doesn't have to be all about electronics and appliances - let's take a look at the fragrant side of things: Marc... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Skyrockets to $100 Billion After Black Friday Sales

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Skyrockets to $100 Billion After Black Friday Sales

After shoppers spent a record amount on Amazon 's Black Friday deals, CEO Jeff Bezos ' net worth skyrocketed to over $100 billion USD. The company's stock went along for the... Read more ...

Too Faced Clover Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Too Faced Clover Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Clover Too Faced Clover Eyeshadow Palette is a new, limited edition palette exclusively available through Too Faced. It contains 18 eyeshadows in a variety of neutrals, pops of... Read more ...

Retailers offering deep Black Friday discounts to boost sales

Retailers offering deep Black Friday discounts to boost sales

This year has been a tough one for retail, but they weren't letting themselves stand defeated. With America's e-commerce spending surpassing 100 billion dollars this year, and... Read more ...

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The Girl Scouts Shared A Powerful Message About Consent, By Talking About Hugs

The Girl Scouts Shared A Powerful Message About Consent, By Talking About Hugs

It's officially the holiday season, and the Girl Scouts have an important reminder: Girls don't owe anyone hugs, even on a special occasion. While parents might think it's... Read more ...

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Sneak Peek: NARS Wanted NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette Photos & Swatches

Sneak Peek: NARS Wanted NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette Photos & Swatches

NARS Wanted NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette is a new, limited edition neutral palette with a mix of shimmers and mattes that will be exclusive to Sephora (one-day, early access on... Read more ...

Topshop/Topman appoints new design director

Topshop/Topman appoints new design director

Topshop/Topman has appointed Roberto Cavalli's design director, Anthony Cuthbertson, as its new global design director. Read more ...