Harriet Brown is staff writer at Drapers, she covers news, fashion and features. She recently graduated from City University with an MA in magazine journalism and was previously a sub-editor at Digital Spy.
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Heatwave stems high-street footfall declineSubscription
The balmy summer weather gave a slim boost to footfall on UK high streets during July, but retail destinations lost out as a result of the heat.
Wolverine World Wide raises earnings outlook Subscription
US footwear group Wolverine World Wide has raised its full year earnings outlook, as it reported a slight rise in underlying revenue for the second quarter of 2018.
World Cup boosts Adidas profits and revenuesSubscription
Adidas Group has announced a 4% rise in revenues to €5.26bn (£4.72bn), and a 20% rise in net income to €418m (£375.1m), for the second quarter of 2018.
Sales soar but losses deepen at Canada GooseSubscription
Luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose has reported soaring sales and a 58.5% jump in revenue to C$44.7m (£26.73m) for the first quarter of 2019.
As Sports Direct buys House of Fraser out of administration, Drapers looks back over the 169-year history of the business and tracks the downward spiral from jewel of the high street to a business in distress.
House of Fraser enters administrationSubscription
Embattled department store House of Fraser is to appoint administrators, after talks with investors failed to reach a deal to save the business.
Lingerie retailer Boux Avenue has unveiled its debut activewear collection, called ’Boux Active’.
New brands to know in lingerie, lounge and swimSubscription
See Drapers’ pick of the names to note and brands on the rise from the worlds of lingerie, swim and loungewear
Pushing the limits of lingerieSubscription
How customer demand for comfort, diversity and niche styling are changing the shape of the lingerie sector – from the big brands to the start-ups.