Tag : River Island
River Island owner launches new womenswear brandSubscription
The owner of River Island is launching a new womenswear brand called Harpenne, aimed at an older customer, this September.
Will Kernan will bring “an interesting pedigree” to his new role as River Island CEO, industry experts have told Drapers, praising his management skills and previous track record as chief executive of The White Company.
River Island appoints new CEOSubscription
River Island has appointed the former chief executive of The White Company, Will Kernan, as its new CEO, Drapers can reveal.
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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.