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Topshop Arcadia

Arcadia to cut head office jobs after staving off collapse with...

Arcadia is cutting 170 jobs at its main offices a day after Sir Philip Green’s retail empire avoided collapse by securing backing for a...
Sir Philip Green

The fall of Sir Philip Green’s empire could spell the end...

Ding, ding, ding! It’s round two in the battle for Arcadia and after a bruising drubbing last week heavyweight Sir Philip Green is still...
High street, independents, retail

Former John Lewis MD Andy Street: Our high streets are in...

For decades, the local high street has been the jewel in the crown of UK towns and cities, boasting an array of thriving local...
JD Sports

Defying the downturn: what Boohoo, Primark and JD Sports teach us...

Barely a week goes by without news of another retailer culling stores, cutting jobs or demanding that landlords renegotiate rents. Arcadia, Debenhams, Marks &...
Moss Bros

Gatemore Capital has snapped up a 10% stake in suit seller...

Management at Moss Bros woke up to a nasty shock today after it was revealed that activist investor Gatemore Capital had snapped up a...
Topshop Arcadia

Topshop: “It’s not really how I dress”

"I'm a lot less interested in Topshop nowadays, it's just not really how I dress," says 24-year-old advertising account executive Beth Armstrong. Customers like Ms...
StockX trainers

Sole traders: why there’s a whiff of money in old trainers

Sniffing strangers’ trainers for a living sounds like a bad job, but standing at his work station Matt Miller is inhaling a Nike Air...
Harper Concierge

Entrepreneurs: Harper Concierge is aiming to take stress out of online...

Not many people know that in the nondescript London suburb of Dollis Hill, the code-breaking Colossus computer which helped win the Second World War...
London Fashion Week Mens

London Fashion Week Men’s set to boost sales for retailers in...

Upmarket clothing retailers in St James’s on Friday predicted a spike in weekend sales as scores of luxury shoppers descend on the capital for London...
Sharon White John Lewis

Will new John Lewis boss ditch Never Knowingly Undersold?

At communications regulator Ofcom Sharon White had the tenacity to take on the might of BT and the Murdoch dynasty, but will the first...
Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent Unveils New Laboratory-Style Retail Concept In Former Colette Store

Cult Parisian boutique Colette closed its doors in December 2017, but now Number 213 Rue Saint Honoré is reopening as an entirely new concept...
Topshop Arcadia

Landlords turn screw on Philip Green over Arcadia’s plans to slash...

Retail mogul Sir Philip Green will drastically have to re-think a rescue plan for his Arcadia fashion empire if the Topshop parent wants to avoid collapsing...