Category list : Autumn 13
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The luxury market’s rich pickingsSubscription
Buyers at designer retailers share the brands and trends that are keeping tills ringing this season.
Christmas on short ordersSubscription
‘Tis almost the season for festive fashion, so check out this year’s key womenswear themes and the fast-fashion labels offering it all.
Hit or miss: Footwear Autumn 13Subscription
A visit to Bluewater sorted this season’s footwear pacesetters from the plodders.
Hit or miss: Dune - 17/30Subscription
Although there is an adequate mix of trends, the store’s merchandising fails to excite.
Hit or miss: Foot Locker - 18/30Subscription
Competitive price points and a distinctive product mix are undermined by an untidy store.
Hit or miss: H&M - 19/30Subscription
While quality has improved this season, the store experience remains a letdown.
Hit or miss: Office - 20/30Subscription
Good customer service and a decent product mix, although there is less choice than at rivals.
Hit or miss: River Island - 21/30Subscription
A mixed bag of fresh trends and outdated styles. Quality control is also a little slack.
Hit or miss: Kurt Geiger - 22/30Subscription
Racks up points for product but the men’s area feels like an afterthought.
Hit or miss: Aldo - 23/30Subscription
A nicely presented and improved product range with top-notch customer service.