British designers collaborate to create charity face masks

BRITISH DESIGNERS COLLABORATE TO CREATE CHARITY FACE MASKS

The British Fashion Council has announced the launch of sustainable, non-medical face masks that aim to raise £1m to be split between...

Victoria's Secret UK falls into administration

VICTORIA'S SECRET UK FALLS INTO ADMINISTRATION

The UK arm of Victoria's Secret has collapsed into administration, putting more than 800 jobs at risk.

 
 
 
Retail veteran calls for 'rental administration'

RETAIL VETERAN CALLS FOR 'RENTAL ADMINISTRATION'

Robert de Keyser, managing director of fashion agency Jonny Drama, is urging the government to introduce new business rates and rent...

Seasalt's CEO on business after lockdown

SEASALT'S CEO ON BUSINESS AFTER LOCKDOWN

Seasalt's future holds a digital transformation, appointment-based retail, and a shift in the retail calendar, chief exeutive Paul...

 
 
 
Consumer confidence close to record low

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE CLOSE TO RECORD LOW

Consumer confidence is hovering around a record low as the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to bite.

Which retailers are discounting the most online?

WHICH RETAILERS ARE DISCOUNTING THE MOST ONLINE?

French Connection and Miss Selfridge are the retailers currently discounting the most stock online, ahead of stores reopening from...

 
 
 
Drapers launches Inspiring Independents 2020

DRAPERS LAUNCHES INSPIRING INDEPENDENTS 2020

Nominations are now open for Drapers' list of the most inspiring independent fashion retailers in the UK and Ireland, which will celebrate...

Sales plummet at Gap as pandemic bites

SALES PLUMMET AT GAP AS PANDEMIC BITES

Gap Inc has reported a $1.2bn operating loss during the first quarter of its 2020 financial year as a result of to store closures and...

 
 
 
Pitti postponed again

PITTI POSTPONED AGAIN

The organisers of Florence trade shows Pitti Immagine have postponed all physical events until January 2021 as a result of low interest...

Mike Ashley ups stake in Four Marketing

MIKE ASHLEY UPS STAKE IN FOUR MARKETING

Frasers Group chief executive Mike Ashley has increased his shareholding in brand agency Four Marketing to 49% - up from 32.5% in May...

 
 
 
Bangladesh suppliers' row with Edinburgh Woollen Mill escalates

BANGLADESH SUPPLIERS' ROW WITH EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL ESCALATES

Manufacturers in Bangladesh have hit back at Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group's response in a dispute over allegations that it has not...

John Lewis launches lockdown workshops

JOHN LEWIS LAUNCHES LOCKDOWN WORKSHOPS

John Lewis Partnership is this week launching a series of free online workshops to help address some of the undesirable “side effects”...

 
 
 
Debenhams reveals first stores to reopen

DEBENHAMS REVEALS FIRST STORES TO REOPEN

Debenhams has announced it will reopen 50 of its stores in England on 15 June, following the temporary closure of its store estate...

LVMH quashes Tiffany share rumours

LVMH QUASHES TIFFANY SHARE RUMOURS

French luxury group LVMH has said it is not considering purchasing shares in US luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co, which would enable it...

 
 
 
Intu predicts £180m fall in rental income in 2020

INTU PREDICTS £180M FALL IN RENTAL INCOME IN 2020

Intu Properties has said it expects the amount it collects from rents and service charges to plummet £181.6m this year.

Premium Group to launch digital trade show

PREMIUM GROUP TO LAUNCH DIGITAL TRADE SHOW

Berlin trade show organiser Premium Group is launching the “first digital trade show in the world” on 14 July, in response to the coronavirus.

 
 
 
M&S scraps bonuses for a second year

M&S SCRAPS BONUSES FOR A SECOND YEAR

Marks & Spencer will pay no executive bonuses for a second year, despite a “much stronger management team” “working harder than ever”...

Fashion's mixed response to Black Lives Matter protests

FASHION'S MIXED RESPONSE TO BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS

Global fashion brands have been adding their voices to the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping across the world after the death of...

 
 
 
Amazon plans June summer fashion Sale

AMAZON PLANS JUNE SUMMER FASHION SALE

Amazon has set a date for its “Fashion Summer Sale” event to provide a boost for sellers feeling the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Drapers Connects: join Seasalt CEO Paul Hayes in discussion today

DRAPERS CONNECTS: JOIN SEASALT CEO PAUL HAYES IN DISCUSSION TODAY

Join CEO Hayes today at 1pm to discuss how the lifestyle retailer has navigated the coronavirus crisis.

 
 
 



Rannel Ngumuya Is Selling Prints to Raise Money for George Floyd's Daughter

Rannel Ngumuya Is Selling Prints to Raise Money for George Floyd's Daughter

LA-based digital artist Rannel Ngumuya just released two new prints under the series titled Revolution 2020 with all proceeds from the sale to go directly to the fund for... Read more ...

Denim Tears, FELT and More Take a Stand

Denim Tears, FELT and More Take a Stand

The deaths of George Floyd , Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, among others, have led to many protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Charities, funds and... Read more ...

Protests outside Academy HQ after David Oyelowo calls out ‘Selma' Oscar snub

Protests outside Academy HQ after David Oyelowo calls out ‘Selma' Oscar snub

Protesters gathered on Friday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more ...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand Pledge $100 Million USD In Support of U.S...

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand Pledge $100 Million USD In Support of U.S. Black Community

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand have pledged $100,000,000 USD over the next decade in support of America's black communities. Following in the footsteps of Nike , Inc's... Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein's Net Worth Proves Just How ‘Filthy Rich' He Really Was

Jeffrey Epstein's Net Worth Proves Just How ‘Filthy Rich' He Really Was

After bingeing the new Netflix documentary series, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich , many are still wondering what exactly Jeffrey Epstein's net worth really was. The docuseries... Read more ...

Bachelor Nation's Garrett Yrigoyen and Bekah Martinez Get Into Heated...

Bachelor Nation's Garrett Yrigoyen and Bekah Martinez Get Into Heated Exchange Over Police Brutality

Bachelor Nation alums Garrett Yrigoyen and Bekah Martinez got into a heated exchange after the Bachelorette contestant posted in support of law enforcement amid nationwide... Read more ...

Abby Lee Miller's New Show ‘Abby's Virtual Dance-Off' Canceled Following...

Abby Lee Miller's New Show ‘Abby's Virtual Dance-Off' Canceled Following Racism Revelations

Following the revelation that Abby Lee Miller made racist comments about her Dance Moms costars, the reality TV star's new show, Abby's Virtual Dance-Off, was canceled... Read more ...

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives...

Must Read: Beauty Brands Are Being Called Upon to Change, Black Creatives Speak Up About Racism in Fashion

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Beauty brands are being called upon to commit to anti-racism practicesWhile the beauty industry has been patting... Read more ...

'12 Years A Slave' Director Steve McQueen Dedicates Two Cannes Films to...

'12 Years A Slave' Director Steve McQueen Dedicates Two Cannes Films to George Floyd

12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen is dedicating two movies, announced as part of the Cannes Film Festival lineup, to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. The... Read more ...

Rachel Lindsay Demands a Black Bachelor: ‘It's Embarrassing to Be Affiliated'

Rachel Lindsay Demands a Black Bachelor: ‘It's Embarrassing to Be Affiliated'

It's time. Rachel Lindsay said “it's ridiculous” there hasn't been a black Bachelor in 24 seasons. “At this point, it's embarrassing to be affiliated with it.” “I think that... Read more ...