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Arcadia hired independent pension trustees to help tackle deficit

Sir Philip Green's retail empire drafted in independent pension trustees last year to help tackle its pension deficit. The retailer appointed advisers from Dalriada last...
Boohoo

Lawyers to quiz Boohoo executives over “fake discount” claims

Top executives at Boohoo are set to be quizzed by lawyers after judges rejected the retailer’s attempt to dismiss a $100m (£75m) legal action...
Fenwick

Fenwick’s new boss: “Online is fundamental to the department store’s future”

Running a department store chain in today’s era of online shopping is no mean feat, even for the most seasoned of retail executives. But to...
John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis’ new strategy makes sense, but Covid could derail its...

For many years, John Lewis set a gold standard in retailing. Few could match them for quality, value, presentation and service – attributes that...
Cath Kidston

Cath Kidston seeks new lease of life online

For 27 years, Cath Kidston’s timeless floral designs shrugged off recessions, the financial crisis and the uncertainties of Brexit. But the company finally met its...
Boohoo

Boohoo to give evidence in new fast fashion probe

Boohoo has said it will give evidence to MPs following up on an inquiry into the fast fashion industry and textile waste. The online retailer,...
Liberty Gucci

Why Liberty’s nostalgic prints are having a fashion moment

My autumn wish list currently comprises a handful of Liberty-print dresses – and not much else. I know this is hardly groundbreaking fashion news,...
High streets task force clothing retailers

Retailers have “weaponised” the use of CVAs, claim angry landlords

Top landlords have hit out at retailers for “weaponising” a controversial restructuring technique as part of a bid to cut costs. The British Property Federation...
Laura Ashley

Failed brands try to fashion a new life online

Other than being fashion failures, what do Laura Ashley, Karen Millen, Coast, Oasis and Warehouse have in common? Despite collapsing and closing all their stores, the...
High street window shopping

If window shopping is dead, then so is the high street

Remember window shopping? When you used to drive the family to a mega mall for a fun morning out, or take a leisurely stroll...
Ted Baker

Cash call is no guarantee of Ted Baker resurgence

Amazing what you can find at the back of the store if you rummage around for long enough. At Ted Baker, they’ve sifted through...
Umar Kamani PrettyLittleThing

Boohoo’s £323m PrettyLittleThing deal is scandalous, says short-seller

Boohoo has been attacked for a "scandalous" deal to buy out fellow owners of fashion brand PrettyLittleThing for up to £323m, just days after coming under fire...
John Lewis

“We can’t get everything right”: How John Lewis plans to reopen...

“Test and learn” is the mantra adopted by the John Lewis Partnership's top brass as they map out plans to safely reopen their department...
Fashion boutiques

How small fashion boutiques will thrive – not just survive –...

For over a decade the UK’s small fashion businesses have been thwarted by the high street giants, as glossy ‘mall’ culture and a fast...