Lauretta Roberts

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.

QUIZ announces partnership with Zalando

Fast fashion womenswear brand QUIZ has announced its largest e-commerce partnership to date with German-based giant Zalando. A selection of the core QUIZ collection has already been added...

New independent retailer VERB opens at Flemingate

A new independent multibrand retailer, VERB, has just opened a store in Beverley's Flemingate development. Founded by Lee Wardell who previously managed Leonard Silver Menswear in Beverley, the...
M&S Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer clothing sales down 2.8%

Marks & Spencer has reported a 2.8% drop in Clothing & Home sales in the 12 months to 1 April 2017 as it continues...
Style Group Brands

Style Group Brands in search of new investors

Style Group Brands, the owner of womenswear labels Jacques Vert, Windsmoor, Dash, Eastex and Precis Petite, is searching for a new investor over the...
Billy Tannery

New leather brand Billy Tannery set to launch with Kickstarter

Billy Tannery, a new British leather brand founded by two young entrepreneurs, is set to launch this week via a campaign on crowdfunding site...
Moss Bros

Moss Bros sales up 3.7% despite tough trading environment

Menswear retailer Moss Bros achieved a 3.7% increase in sales (2.3% like-for-like) in the 15 weeks to 13 May despite a tough trading environment. The business...
Messrs by Walker Slater

Walker Slater targets high-end wholesale accounts with AW17 Messrs collection

Scottish brand Walker Slater has unveiled its AW17 collection, entitled Messrs, which it expects to increase its wholesale partnerships with high-end boutiques in the...

AllSaints celebrates Mexico City with new short film

In the latest in a series of global creative projects AllSaints has today released a new short film celebrating Mexico City. Called I Love Mexico...
IMRG online fashion e-commrce

UK online retail sales growth slows amid general election uncertainty

UK online retail sales grew 13.9% year on year in April, but while on the face of it that looks like strong growth, it...

Burberry sales and profits down in year of transition

Revenue at British luxury house Burberry was down 2% on an underlying basis at £2.8bn while pre-tax profit was down 5% at £395m in the year...

Browns collaborates with artists on exclusive t-shirt capsule

Menswear buyers at luxury retailer Browns have curated a collection of T-shirts produced in collaboration with up-and-coming and established artists, which are now available in-store...

Quiz unveils “digital flagship” store in Westfield Stratford

Fast fashion retailer Quiz has unveiled its new digitally integrated store in Westfield Stratford which incorporates its first in-store "digital kiosk". The kiosk feature enables customers...