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Sir Philip Green launches ‘radical review’ of Arcadia
Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has called in advisers from Deloitte to launch a ‘radical review’ of Arcadia, as the fashion group risks losing 100 stores when their leases come to an end in late 2020, the Telegraph reported. Arcadia, which owns Topshop and has closed more than 200 of its stores since 2016, has seen a prolonged dip in sales and...
Jan 21, 2019
Topshop falling in consumers’ opinion after chairman is accused of sexual misconduct
Topshop's brand perception metrics are falling following the sexual and racial harassment allegations against Sir Philip Green, the chairman of the brand’s parent company, Arcadia Group. That is according to a survey by market research and data analytics firm YouGov, which inquired consumers whether they have seen or heard anything about the...
Oct 31, 2018
Topshop to collaborate with Michael Halpern
London - British retailer Topshop has announced its next designer collaboration is with London Fashion Week designer Michael Halpern, who will design a 28-piece collection available from November. Halpern, who is known for his Studio 54-inspired American glamour combined with couture house detailing, will be designing a collection of partywear...
Aug 21, 2018
Topshop Topman end franchise agreement with China's Shangpin
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia, the parent company of Topshop and Topman has terminated its franchise agreement with its Chinese partner Shangpin. A spokesperson at Topshop Topman said in a statement: “The British fashion brands and Chinese franchise partner, Shangpin, have reached a mutual agreement to an early termination. Topshop Topman and...
Aug 10, 2018
Want to sell more online? Speed is more important than style
True or false: consumers that love a certain fashion brand will buy items from said brand online, again and again. False, according to a new survey conducted by WGSN. After surveying 15,000 women aged 16 to 39 in the US and UK, the global fashion trend forecaster found out that brand love and purchase frequency online are not correlated. First,...
Jun 14, 2018
AR and VR to revolutionise how retailers connect with customers
What will the store of tomorrow look like? Although it is clear that the digital world changing the way consumers shop, new technologies, such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), are rapidly reshaping the retail landscape by enhancing the customer experience in-store and online. Thanks to consumers extensive use of smartphones...
Jun 8, 2018
The best GDPR fashion emails asking you to 'Stay in Touch'
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect this morning, every single business that works with personal data has had to update their users on how they gather, manage and store their information. While the main aim of the privacy regulation is to usher in a new set of digital rules for EU citizens, retailers, brands and...
May 25, 2018
Topshop reveals a 10.9 million pounds loss for the year to August 2017
London - High street fashion retailer Topshop has reported a 10.9 million pounds loss for the year to August 2017, as an increasing number of fashion retailers struggling amidst difficult trading conditions. Topshop saw its profits slip from 59.4 million pounds in 2016 to a loss in 2017, according to accounts filed by its parent company, Arcadia...
May 24, 2018
Video: Topshop High Summer Campaign 2018
Topshop Campaign Summer 2018 Source: Topshop, YouTube.
May 14, 2018
South African mohair industry reacts to retailers’ mohair ban
The South African mohair industry has reacted to PETA’s report of cruelty in goat farms in the country, where more than 50 percent of the world’s mohair is produced. “While we consider much of the report, and the accompanying footage, to be factually incorrect and a misrepresentation of the South African mohair industry, some isolated issues...
May 7, 2018
Video: Topshop LFW February 2018 - The Highlights
Topshop LFW February 2018 - The Highlights Source: Topshop, YouTube
Feb 21, 2018
Topshop taking a break from London Fashion Week
British high street chain Topshop will be “taking a pause” from the London Fashion Week schedule this season, the retailer has confirmed. The brand said in a short statement: “Topshop will be taking a pause from the London Fashion Week schedule this season. The brand remains committed to the development and support of emerging and established...
Feb 12, 2018