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Esprit has appointed an internal task force to help the retailer ”regain competitiveness” after the company reported annual losses excluding exceptional items of HK$909m (£87.9m) for the year to 30 June 2018, up from a loss of HK$186m (£17.9m) in 2017.
Sosander reports strong start to autumnSubscription
Womenswear etailer Sosandar has reported a strong start to autumn trading as the company holds its first AGM today (19 September).
Cath Kidston reassesses British store portfolioSubscription
Cath Kidston is reviewing its UK store portfolio as the retailer looks to cut costs amid doom and gloom on the high street.
Farfetch buying and merchandising director, Candice Fragis, has left the luxury etailer after almost four years in the role, Drapers can reveal.
John Lewis weekly fashion sales dropSubscription
Fashion sales at John Lewis marginally dipped last week as the warm temperatures impacted sales of cold-weather items.
Lululemon has promoted its senior vice president of global merchandising, Sun Chloe, to the role of chief product manager.
New CEO hire a 'clever move' by Boohoo Subscription
Industry experts have heralded the appointment of Primark chief operating officer John Lyttle as Boohoo Group chief executive, announced today, as a “clever move” that will bring more credibility to the fast-growing etailer.
Manufacturing a new UK clothing industrySubscription
In the face of Theresa May’s apparent acceptance of the prospect of a “no-deal Brexit”, Drapers considers whether the UK could once again become a clothes-manufacturing powerhouse.
Drapers takes a look forward to the fabric and materials innovations that could shape fashion for the next 100 years.
Drapers takes a look forward to the trends and technology that will define the direction of stores for the next 100 years of fashion retail.