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Competitors try to topple richest retailer Zara

Competitor clothing retailers are charging at Spanish brand Zara like a bull attacking a red rag as they look to topple the world’s largest fast fashion brand and steal a portion of their profit.Having hit the Spanish streets in 2007, British valu...
10:29AM - Mon 1st September 2014

Original Penguin continue Scottish expansion

Iconic American brand, Original Penguin, have opened their second store in Scotland. The lifestyle brand, which was founded in 1955, have launched their new store in Glasgow’s popular Silverburn centre.Original Penguin have been enjoying increasin...
10:06AM - Thu 28th August 2014

Game of Thrones star heads Karen Millen campaign

Karen Millen are hoping to grab their share of the international success enjoyed by Game of Thrones by choosing one of it’s young stars to front their latest campaign. The London-based retailer has appointed ‘Sansa Stark’, or rather actress Sophie...
09:48AM - Thu 28th August 2014
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Middle Eastern shoppers top spending tourists

Recent surveys have shown that the UK’s top spenders on the high street are not in fact from the UK at all. Middle Eastern tourists, predominantly from the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, have been splashing out on visits to London. On averag...
10:35AM - Tue 26th August 2014
Derek Lovelock and founder David Scacchetti

Mamas & Papas appoints Derek Lovelock as interim CEO

Nursery retailer Mamas & Papas has appointed retail veteran Derek Lovelock as interim chief executive officer.Lovelack was recently chairman of Karen Millen and Aurora Fashions, owner of the Coast, Oasis and Warehouse brands and has extensive expe...
09:43AM - Thu 14th August 2014
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RFID: Zara and the smartest togs in town

Zara, Pull & Bear and Massimo Dutti owner Inditex Group is going to use RFID (radio-frequency identification) tagging in 700 stores to trace every garment from warehouse to check out. One of the reasons for Zara’s success (and its owner’s enviable...
08:41AM - Tue 12th August 2014
Group CIO Hugh Fahy

Net a Porter hires former Betfair director as CIO

Premium fashion brand Net-a-Porter has hired former Betfair director Hugh Fahy as group CIO.Fahy will oversee IT operations, including ecommerce, mobile, deliveries and logistics and will report into chief executive Natalie Massenet.He has 25 year...
11:14AM - Fri 8th August 2014
Karen Millen has stores in over 60 countries

Karen Millen opens New York flagship

High street fashion retailer Karen Millen has opened a new flagship store in Fifth avenue, New York as it begins its US expansion.The 5,000 sq ft store will be followed by further stores over the next three years and hopes to grow its highly succe...
10:46AM - Fri 8th August 2014
Winner of the best British vlogger Brit Zoella

Fashion Vloggers, a valuable friend to retailers?

You would be forgiven for thinking of online shopping as a solo pursuit; however with 77 per cent of UK customers seeking online advice before purchasing it would appear that spending has never been so sociable.Far from being made redundant, the s...
09:08AM - Tue 5th August 2014

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