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Sir Philip Green Arcadia

Sir Philip Green locks horns with landlords and comes off worst

What happened to Sir Philip Green’s supposed talent for bullying? The great vote on the restructuring of his Arcadia empire was postponed on Wednesday...
Misha Nonoo Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle’s best friend Misha Nonoo has opened a pop-up in...

When Meghan Markle made her first public appearance with Prince Harry at The Invictus Games in 2017, much was made of her casual, girl-next-door look. Her...
Arcadia Sir Philip Green

Arcadia faces angry creditors in battle to stave off bankruptcy

Sir Philip Green’s retail empire Arcadia faces a crunch meeting with creditors this week as it tries to avert a collapse into administration which...
Modest fashion

Catwalk cover-up: how the West is falling for modest fashion

Flicking through the rails at high street store Monki, teenager Hanaa Maqbool swiftly picks out two looks she is considering wearing for Eid; one...
West End

End of Ramadan set to lift sales for West End retailers

West End retailers are anticipating a rise in middle eastern customers celebrating the end of Ramadan with a shopping spree, research showed on Friday. New...
JD Sports

JD Sports’ chairman awarded £6m cash bonus over four years

The JD Sports Fashion executive chairman has been awarded a £6m cash bonus not linked to any future performance targets. Peter Cowgill’s special bonus, to...
Manolo Blahnik

See Manolo Blahnik’s greatest creations at new Wallace Collection exhibition

Manolo Blahnik and the Wallace Collection have partnered on an unmissable exhibition, An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection, which opens on June...
Primark

Cheap and cheerful: why there’s more to Primark’s success than you...

On a sunny morning in Birmingham city centre, Charlene Powell is standing guard over four carrier bags. They are not all hers, she says hastily....
Miss Selfridge Arcadia

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia to close 25 more stores than initially...

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia: The Topshop and Dorothy Perkins owner revealed 23 stores would shut down earlier this week as part of plans to...

Topshop: end of the great American adventure

It kicked off with a private dinner at Balthazar, an upmarket Manhattan steakhouse in trendy Soho. Jay Z, the rapper, Debbie Harry, the singer,...
Nike Woke

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars

Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sandwich – basically, your classic BLT with some gay guacamole thrown...
Sir Philip Green

Sir Philip Green’s woes as plans for 23 store closures revealed

Sir Philip Green is on course for a fresh clash with regulators after his Arcadia retail empire launched a rescue plan which would see...