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Lauretta Roberts

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Lauretta Roberts is managing director and Editor-in-Chief of The Industry, having acquired the business along with business partner Antony Hawman in July 2015. She is also the former director of brand & propositions of trend forecaster WGSN and a former editor of Drapers magazine.
Boohoo

Zalando, ASOS, Next and Very “de-list” Boohoo over Leicester allegations

Zalando, ASOS, Next and Very.co.uk are among the retailers to say they will no longer stock British fast fashion brand Boohoo over allegations of...
River Island

River Island to cut 250 head office jobs

Fashion chain River Island is planning to cut 250 jobs at its head office as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO Will Kernan has...
AllSaints

AllSaints CVA approved by creditors

AllSaints has had its two proposed CVAs, for its US and US arms, overwhelmingly approved by its creditors. Some 93% of creditors voted in favour...
Boohoo

Boohoo shares drop nearly 24% as analyst says response to Leicester...

Updated: Shares in fast fashion group Boohoo lost nearly a quarter of their value today, effectively wiping £1bn off the company's market capitalisation, after a newspaper investigation over the...
Jack and Jones Bestseller

Bestseller offers early and immediate payments to suppliers

Danish fashion group Bestseller has offered its suppliers early and immediate payments on orders through to October to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. The...
Burberry PETA

Luxury industry urges Government to make further changes to quarantine rules

The luxury industry is calling on the Government to make further changes to the quarantine rules, so that it can return to growth and...
Primark Face Masks

In Numbers: the week in fashion in figures

It's been an eventful week in UK fashion retail as more stores across Wales and Scotland were permitted to reopen and those in Leicester...

eBay flooded with sellers looking to cash in on Lidl sneakers

eBay has been flooded with sellers trying to cash in on a pair of £14 Lidl sneakers that have taken the internet by storm. The...
Klarna Yeezy

Klarna takes on the “sneaker bots” with new Heartbeats campaign

Klarna has joined forces with sneaker experts Highsnobiety on the world's first sneaker drop that rewards "true passion" among shoppers using heartbeat technology. The "Heartbeats...
Boohoo

Boohoo defends practices at Leicester factories

Fast fashion group Boohoo has defended its position on the use of garment making factories in Leicester after a number were forced to close...
Federico Marchetti and Giorgio Armani

YNAP CEO Federico Marchetti joins board of Armani

YOOX Net-a-Porter chairman and CEO Federico Marchetti is to join the board of Giorgio Armani Spa as a senior non-executive director. Marchetti, who founded YOOX...
Topshop retail

Arcadia to make 500 head office redundancies

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group is to make 500 redundancies at its London headquarters, it had been confirmed in what has been a grim...