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Fashion retail in Tiers: independents under Tiers 1, 2 and 3...

With different parts of the UK facing varying degrees of the government’s new three-tiered "lockdowns", we hear from retailers in Tier 1, Tier 2...
Next Oxford Street

Analysis: what the latest ONS retail sales figures tell us

Shoppers have continued to increase their spending, with the amount of products bought increasing for the fifth consecutive month in September, according to the...
Jessie Willner

The Interview: Jessie Willner, Founder of The Mighty Company

Los Angeles-based designer outerwear brand The Mighty Company was founded in 2016 by visual artist Jessie Willner, who was inspired to create collectible pieces...

PODCAST: Aspiga Founder, Lucy Macnamara

Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series "In Conversation" where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion's most influential business leaders.  ...
Browns

In-depth: Browns celebrates 50th with designer exclusives, new campaign and website...

Browns celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and the retailer, these days owned by Farfetch, has worked with the team behind cult fashion magazine...

Fashion brands up the ante in rainwear ahead of a wet...

If leisurewear was the big winner during COVID-19 UK Lockdown 1, then rainwear could take over as the key fashion growth category as we...
Georgie Hyatt

The Interview: Georgie Hyatt, Co-Founder of Rotaro

The ever-growing rental market allows customers to experiment with styles, discover new brands and extend the lifespan of a garment, without having to create...

IN PERSPECTIVE: “Culture” in the UK is under attack; what are...

As the COVID pandemic – and the ever-shifting measures introduced by the government in an attempt to control it – wipes out the nightlife...
Bestseller

How a small team at Bestseller slashed its returns rate

Bestseller, the Scandinavian clothing group whose brands also include Jack & Jones and Vero Moda, has slashed its online returns rate thanks to a...
Isabel Manns

One to Watch: Designer, Isabel Manns

Isabel Manns has a unique take on sustainable fashion – her clothes are not only made from quality fabrics using techniques to minimise waste in...

The Interview: Jacynth Bassett, Founder and CEO, The Bias Cut

Online womenswear brand, The Bias Cut places great emphasis on British and sustainable brands as well as promoting the purchases of high-quality investment pieces...
Peacocks Edinburgh Woollen Mill

In-Depth: Edinburgh Woollen Mill – what led to it filing an...

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group (EWM) has become the latest in a rapidly growing list of retailers to look towards a major restructuring after feeling...

PODCAST: Fashion Designer, Paul Costelloe

Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series "In Conversation" where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion's most influential business leaders.  ...

Half of adults now buy more “relaxed” clothes than ever before

A new study by shopping destination centre:mk in Milton Keynes has revealed that almost half (49%) of adults now own more relaxed clothing than...