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.
St James's

LFW Men’s shines spotlight on St James’s

St James's is looking to further cement is new-found reputation as a unique fashion destination during London Fashion Week Men's which kicks of today. The London...
American Apparel

Amazon and Forever 21 circle bankrupt American Apparel

Amazon and Forever 21 are both believed to be circling stricken US brand American Apparel, according to reports. Reuters says sources close to the matter...

Vente-Privee invests €80m in innovation and establishes accelerator programme

Flash sale site Vente-Privee.com has announced an €80m investment in its innovation, research and development teams and the establishment of an accelerator programme for...
Chloe SS17

Chloé’s chief designer move could spark more industry changes

Reports have emerged that Clare Waight-Keller will not renew her contract as chief designer at Chloé in March and is set to be replaced by...
Boohoo Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal creditors demand say on Boohoo sale

Creditors of troubled US young fashion etailer Nasty Gal have demanded a say in the potential sale of its assets to the UK's Boohoo,...
Lulu Guinness

Lulu Guinness narrows losses in competitive accessories sector

Lulu Guinness narrowed its pre-tax losses to just under £40,000 on sales of £9m in the year ending March 2016 following a strategy to...

Next Q4 full-price sales down 0.4%

High street giant Next has stated that its full-price sales in the 54 days to 24 December were down 0.4% on the prior year....
Peter Ruis Jigsaw

Jigsaw delivers double-digit growth on Christmas sales

Jigsaw recorded a 10% growth in sales over the festive period, despite abstaining from any pre-Christmas discounting. The premium high-street chain refused to take part...
Agent Provocateur

Agent Provocateur being lined up for possible sale

Luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur is being lined up for a possible sale by its private equity owner, according to reports. 3i has called in...
Raey Matchesfashion

Matchesfashion plans standalone store for Raey

Matchesfashion is planning a standalone store for its own label Raey that will open in Notting Hill this spring. Raey, which is designed by Rachael...
Anna Wintour, Vogue

Anna Wintour leads fashion’s New Year’s Honours

Vogue US editor in chief Anna Wintour was made a dame in the Queen's New Year's Honours list which has been published today. Wintour (pictured...
Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols profit hit by refurbishment costs

Harvey Nichols' profit was almost halved in in the 2015-2016 fiscal year due to the costs and disruption caused by major refurbishment work at...