More than 4,000 UK retail groups experienced major financial difficulty in November and early 2010 is expected to see a large number of chains collapsing, according to stark new research for Telegraph Media Group by Begbies Traynor, the corporate recovery specialist.Some 4,021 retailers faced "significant" […]

Online Christmas shopping is set to soar, and £1.4 million was spent online on Monday at 13:43 in just one minute. The busiest minute for online retail sales saw a 61% like-for-like increase on last year. Between 13:00 and 14:00 retail sales peaked at £33 million, an increase of 21%. The busiest online […]

Not Your Daughter’s Jeans (NYDJ), the innovative jeans brand that has conquered the United States will start its revolution in Europe in 2010. Last weekend a campaign was launched for Germany, England and The Netherlands in Cologne where residents were confronted with exceptional jeans hanging from […]

Recently style site Fur Coat & No Knickers launched giving advice to shop stylishly for less. The website offers a fresh approach to give women the confidence to enjoy fashion despite their size or budget. It offers advice on investment purchases, the ‘Fur Coat’, and where best to take the ‘No Knickers’ […]

Temperley London is launching its second line called Alice by Temperley for SS10. The Alice collection is inspired by the London girl of the moment, and features wearable jersey, light knits, embroidery anglaise and cotton tailoring, as well as grey denim and leather quilted biker jackets.With the Alice […]

February 2010 will see the launch of Spanish trademark Art Footwear’s children collection at the Moda trade show. The kids collection will be in store in July later that year.The 156-strong shoe range is made up of five different outsoles, with three styles per line, all available in six colours. True […]

The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) appointed Eric Musgrave, the former editorial director of Drapers, as the director general designate from 4 January 2010. He will succeed John Wilson when he retires in the summer after 38 years with the industry’s leading trade associations. John was awarded […]

After month's of speculation, Martin Margiela has confirmed he is leaving the fashion house he founded in Paris in 1988.Women's Wear Daily reported the Belgian designer, who celebrated his 20th anniversary last year, will have no successor.“We want to stay avant-garde, and provocative, but without a […]