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James Bond

James Bond onesie becomes licence to print money

Were it not for James Bond it is questionable whether any man would want to be seen in a powder blue towelling onesie with...

Topshop: end of the great American adventure

It kicked off with a private dinner at Balthazar, an upmarket Manhattan steakhouse in trendy Soho. Jay Z, the rapper, Debbie Harry, the singer,...

Retail crisis set to wipe billions off value of landlords’ portfolios

Four of Britain’s largest listed property companies could have £6 billion in total wiped off the values of their portfolios over only three years...
Topshop Arcadia

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia secures help from HSBC to keep suppliers...

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia has secured help from HSBC in an attempt to reassure suppliers as the retailer looks to get a rescue deal...
The Sims Moschino

Luxury brands play at dressing up video game characters The Sims

High fashion is mixing it with the world of video games as luxury brands strive to find younger customers. The Italian fashion house Moschino has...
Monsoon Accessorize

Anger over dividends taken from Monsoon and Accessorize as stores face...

The owner of Monsoon and Accessorize is facing a backlash over plans to potentially close dozens of shops through a contentious insolvency process after...
Burberry

Burberry’s new look promises a fashionable future

Burberry would like its name to be synonymous with high-end luxury retailing. Unfortunately, it is as likely to be associated with worries about the...
Superdry

Founders, failures and the lure of the corporate comeback

Four years after being fired by Iceland Foods, Sir Malcolm Walker walked back into the business in February 2005 with trepidation and recalls the...
Retailers BRC

High street struggles to put spring in its step

Shoppers continued to put discretionary spending on hold last month, depriving high street sales of any meaningful gain from warmer spring weather and Mother’s...
Hype

Who dares wins, if you believe all the Hype

With its ping pong table, bar and gym, the Leicester headquarters of Hype, a fast growing fashion brand, appears to tick all the perk...
Flannels

Flannels hits stride with plans for 60 more stores

Sports Direct’s luxury chain Flannels aims to open about 60 new shops in the next three years. The expansion programme for Flannels, which sells men’s...
Next Amazon

High street chief has eye on Next big thing

Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise is only certain of one thing that will be on British high streets in 10 to 15 years’ time:...