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Gieves & Hawkes

Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes returns to profitability

Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes, whose suits are popular with Prince Harry, on Wednesday said sales have slipped but it has returned to...
Brexit EU Walpole

UK tweaks tariffs amid no-deal Brexit countdown

The government has announced changes to British tariffs on lorries, bioethanol and clothing in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Revisions to the temporary tariff...
Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham’s YouTube channel was reportedly “impossible to monetise” and is...

Victoria Beckham appears to have learned firsthand that vlogging is a cutthroat world, as the designer has reportedly decided to close her YouTube channel. The channel, which currently...
Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty sales lifted by high demand for bum-sculpting leggings

Upmarket sportswear retailer Sweaty Betty has said it is in good shape, despite falling into the red, as it cheered unstoppable demand for £95 “bum-sculpting”...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer to offer “buy now, pay later” option online

Marks & Spencer is to offer a “buy now, pay later” option to online shoppers as part of a plan to modernise its struggling...
Mamas & Papas

Mamas & Papas takes baby steps to company sale

Mamas & Papas has hired advisers to explore a sale of the nursery and baby accessories chain as the high street downturn takes its...
Ted Baker

Ted Baker bosses hit the road to court fund managers

Ted Baker investors are on alert for a cash call as the struggling retailer’s bosses hit the road to court fund managers. Chief executive Lindsay...
Monsoon Accessorize

British Land drops bid to derail Monsoon rent cuts

British Land, one of the UK's biggest high street landlords, has abandoned a legal challenge that threatened to derail a rescue restructuring of Monsoon...
John Lewis

Chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield to wield axe at John Lewis Partnership...

The board of John Lewis is preparing a sweeping restructuring drive that aims to run the retail chain and Waitrose closer together, paving the...
E-commerce

One in five of us do it, but is “wardrobing” ever...

tep into your local post office during your lunch break and you will see them: queues of shoppers, packages in hand, waiting to return...
Fashion

Hi-tech, hyperlocal and 3D printed: a proposition for the future of...

The shameful human and environmental cost of fashion has been well documented. Clearly, the system is woefully broken, as the journalist Dana Thomas writes...
BRC UK retail sales

High Street: Five ways UK shopping has changed

|Hardly a month goes by without news of another wave of shops shutting, or of stores losing money. Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group, which includes...