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Superdry Julian Dunkerton

Superdry’s board has been shown up as embarrassingly naive about Julian...

It wasn’t so long ago that Superdry chief executive Euan Sutherland seemed superglued into an on-brand biker jacket, happily mingling with the founders at...
Superdry SuperGroup

Superdry founder’s battle descends into “dirty tricks” row

Superdry, the troubled fashion retailer, has become embroiled in a "dirty tricks" row hours before investors decide whether to reinstate co-founder Julian Dunkerton to...
Sports Direct Mike Ashley Jack Wills

Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley secretly fires off raft of ‘bullying’...

Billionaire Mike Ashley has sent senior Debenhams directors a deluge of legal letters detailing serious allegations of wrongdoing in a desperate attempt to halt...
Sports Direct

Sports Direct to offer shoppers credit in latest expansion

ike Ashley is resurrecting plans for a move into consumer lending, as he struggles to seize control of Debenhams and seeks new sources of...
Superdry

Seconds out at Superdry as Dunkerton goes into the last round

It’s manbags at dawn. This week, the ding-dong in the Superdry boardroom that has seen co-founder Julian Dunkerton go to war with management will...

Mary Quant retrospective celebrates the life of a fashion revolutionary

Pioneering fashion designer Mary Quant will soon be honoured in a retrospective at the V&A in London. Visitors will take a tour through the life...
Superdry

City heavyweights throw weight behind Superdry founder

Two of the City’s biggest investors have thrown their weight behind Julian Dunkerton’s fight to be reinstated as a director of Superdry ahead of...
Boden

The catalogue is making a comeback: but will it change the...

As a child of the eighties, I can clearly 
remember the heyday of the catalogue. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, they were...
Saks

Sustainability is key issue for department store fashion buyers

Sustainability matters, but does it sell? A report commissioned by the governing body of the Italian fashion industry explored the question with buyers from...
Burberry

Burberry rethinks London offices reduction plan

Burberry has drastically scaled back plans to downsize its London base, and will keep two big buildings in Victoria, the Evening Standard has learnt. When...
Zara

Living Zara: Zara fans will love the fashion brand’s new Instagram...

Love fashion? Chances are you basically live in high street store Zara. Or, at least, that's what your bank account suggests most months. For mega fans of the...
Bernadette

Mother-daughter duos: the new power couples of fashion

After graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Charlotte de Geyter worked in Simone Rocha’s design studio in London and could...