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LFW will demonstrate London is open for business post EU vote

British Fashion Council CEO Caroline Rush CBE has said London Fashion Week, which kicks off tomorrow, will demonstrate that the capital is open for business...
Next Amazon

Full-price sales down at Next

Next has reported a 0.3% drop in full-price sales in the six months ending July 2016 as shoppers increasingly search out bargains. The high street...
John Lewis

John Lewis H1 profits drop by almost 15%

John Lewis took a sharp hit to its profits in the six months to 30 July 2016 citing challenging market conditions and steps the...
LK Bennett

Former BHS boss appointed to CEO role at LK Bennett

Darren Topp the former chief executive of BHS, who was credited with attempting to save the troubled high street department store from its recent...
Jane Shepherdson Whistles

Whistles CEO Jane Shepherdson steps down

Jane Shepherdson has stood down from her position as CEO of Whistles eight years after leading a buy-out of the brand, it has been...
Laura Wade-Gery Marks & Spencer John Lewis

Marks & Spencer multi-channel director departs

Marks & Spencer has today announced that Laura Wade-Gery, its executive director of multi-channel, will not return from maternity leave at the end of...
NET-A-PORTER.COM

NET-A-PORTER.COM names new managing director

NET-A-PORTER.COM has appointed Matthew Woolsey as managing director; he joins from Barneys New York where he had been vice president of digital. According to WWD,...
Joules

Joules posts sales growth of 14.2% in “transformational year”

Joules has posted its first full-year results since its float on the AIM stock exchange in May and has recorded a growth in revenue...
British Fashion Council

Fashion now contributes £28bn to British economy

The British Fashion Council has released figures showing that the fashion industry now contributes £28bn to the British economy, up £2bn on the previous...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer said to be cutting 500 head office staff

Marks & Spencer is to cull 500 staff from its Paddington HQ, according to reports this weekend. Sky News says the cuts represent around 15%...
Tiger of Sweden IC Group

IC Group sales edge upwards

IC Group, the parent company of By Malene Birger and Tiger of Sweden, posted revenues up 1% (or 1.9% measured in local currency) for...
H&M Foundation

H&M Foundation offers €1m grant to fashion innovators

The H&M Foundation is offering its second €1m grant to five innovators with industry-changing ideas that will help facilitate the shift from a "linear...
Claudie Pierlot Sandro

Sando, Maje, Claudie Pierlot defy the market with a strong H1

SMCP Group, which owns the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot brands, has posted a strong set of first half numbers with sales up 19.2%...
Willow Smith Chanel

Luxury armageddon: Even Chanel takes a hit as sales and profits...

The luxury sector is closely watched at the moment to see who’s up and who’s down (Gucci’s up, obviously, and Prada’s down) but Chanel...