Tag : River Island
River Island to open Lakeside expansion Subscription
River Island is opening its extended new store at Intu Lakeside shopping centre in Thurrock on 4 May.
River Island chief information officer (CIO) Doug Gardner explains how the fashion retailer is “rapidly” testing new technology to improve the in-store experience it offers its digitally savvy customers in the UK and Ireland.
Mennace buying director joins River IslandSubscription
Shailen Unalkat, buying director at Missguided’s stablemate menswear label Mennace, has joined River Island as head of menswear buying, Drapers can reveal.
River Island family takes control of Mint VelvetSubscription
Lewis Trust Group, the investment business set up by the family that founded River Island, has taken control of womenswear retailer Mint Velvet in a deal that reportedly values it at more than £100m.
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months
Ben Lewis, CEO, River Island Subscription
Under Ben Lewis, River Island placed a renewed focus on product and innovating with new categories this year.
Exclusive: River Island to launch new brandSubscription
River Island is launching a new womenswear brand next spring, Drapers understands.
Smart choices: why men's tailoring is boomingSubscription
From formalwear to casual blazers, on the catwalks and on the high street, menswear is smartening up its act. So what is driving the trend?
Profits fall at River Island Subscription
Operating profit at River Island for the year to 30 December 2017 fell by 40% to £80.6m as it invested in its digital capabilities amid a “challenging backdrop for retail”.
River Island plans Cambridge expansionSubscription
River Island will relocate and expand at The Grafton shopping centre in Cambridge.