Online fashion giant ASOS is reported to have begun the search for a new chairman as Brian McBride prepares to stand down after nearly six years in the role.
Selfridges has been named the Best Department Store in the World for an unprecedented fourth time and will retain the honour until 2020.
Shopping centre operator intu has partnered with seven technology start-ups who will be testing their innovative ideas to shape the future of retail and leisure at its 14 UK shopping centres and online at intu.co.uk.
Disruptive hosiery and tights brand Heist Studios has just completed a second round of seed fundraising with Firstminute Capital, JamJar, Pembroke VCT and other existing investors injecting a further $4.4m into the business. Heist was also recently named as one of the innovative businesses to have received backing from Dame Natalie Massenet and Nick Brown’s new venture capital fund – Imaginary Ventures – which was one of five investors to plough $2.6m into the fast-growing brand last autumn.
Having raised $8.1m so far through two angel investment and two seed funding rounds, the brand is ready to revolutionise women’s underwear in general having already achieved great success with its luxury, seamless tights. CEO Toby Darbyshire talks to The Industry about setting up the brand, the power of customer feedback and his plans for the future.
Japanese lifestyle retailer Muji is reportedly in talks with House of Fraser to sublet a sizeable chunk of its flagship Oxford Street store.
Mytheresa has today re-opened its iconic Munich luxury boutique, which has been given a striking make-over in a project led by architect Roberto Baciocchi.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has invested a significant sum in British-based fashion search engine Lyst, it has been reported today.
Topshop and Topman made a combined loss of £10.8m in the year to 28 August 2017 as they were hit by tough high street trading and exceptional charges relating to leases on loss-making stores.
Legendary designer Philippe Starck is back with a third collection for Brazilian footwear giant Ipanema. This time he has pushed the design of this most simple, and democratic, of products even further still by cutting back on the materials even further still. He talks to The Industry about his approach to design, why he thinks the pace of fashion is crazy and, as someone who is an oft-cited inspiration for others, who inspires him.