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Fashion veteran Derek Lovelock has been appointed interim chief executive at nursery retailer Mamas & Papas after leaving Aurora Fashions.
Read the Retail Week & Fits.me Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.
German etail giant Zalando has launched its flash Sales site in the UK offering customers discounts of up to 75% on 2,500 brands.
Retail news round-up on August 20, 2014: Shop Direct to release transactional apps; British inflation down and Harris + Hoole close coffee shops.
Karen Millen has launched a teaser campaign for its autumn 2014 range creating suspense around which mystery star will front it.
Consumer price inflation slowed at a sharper-than-expected rate to 1.6% in July driven by a significant drop in clothing prices.
Retail news round-up on August 19, 2014: Ted Baker looks to ramp up blogging, Phones 4u to close 160 Currys concessions and consumer confidence soars.
Retail Week’s cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on the retailers and etailers who have profited from online retail in the last 20 years.
Christopher Lockwood, editorial and publishing director of Adjust Your Set compares the content and usability of Nixon.com and Gant.co.uk.
The news that George at Asda has overtaken Marks & Spencer to become the second largest clothing retailer by volume comes as little surprise to most.
It appears that luxury brands are finally realising that online is a channel that cannot be ignored as Cartier has made the move to trade on Selfridges’ website.