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Ecommerce in fashion - October 2012

Retail Week Ecommerce in Fashion

Read the Retail Week & Fits.me Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.

Primark is confident it will succeed where many UK retailers have failed in cracking America as it plots launching there next year.

Primark confident it can succeed in America, says finance boss

Primark is confident it will succeed where many UK retailers have failed in cracking America as it plots launching there next year.

Primark is set to launch into the US with its first store in Boston as it revealed a 26 per cent operating profit increasein its first half.

Primark to launch into the US with first store planned for 2015

Primark is set to launch into the US with its first store in Boston as it revealed a 26% operating profit increase in its first half.

Sports Direct has hit out at shareholders for rejecting Mike Ashley’s bonus scheme as profits jump in its fourth quarter.

Sports Direct slams shareholders for rejecting Ashley's bonus

Sports Direct has hit out at shareholders for rejecting Mike Ashley’s bonus scheme as profits jumped in its fourth quarter.

Hotter Shoes has 66 stores in the UK

Former N Brown boss Alan White steps into Hotter Shoes chairman role

Former N Brown boss Alan White has become chairman of fast-growing footwear business Hotter Shoes as it plots its international expansion.

A late Easter impacted Scottish retail sales in March

Late Easter hits Scottish retail sales in March

The late falling of Easter impacted Scottish retail sales in March as like-for-like sales slumped 3.8%.

Topshop is considered to be a success story in the States

Conquering the US: Retail successes and failures

As Primark reveals its plans to make its Stateside debut with a store in Boston in 2015, Retail Week takes a look at how British retailers have fared across the pond.

Obataimu, Mumbai

Innovation watch: Obataimu - the Japanese tailoring movement

‘Born in Bombay, conceived in Tokyo’ - Obataimu is a fashionable boutique in South Mumbai based on two key concepts: Otaku and Takumi.

Primark has been marching overseas in recent years, with store openings in cities including Dusseldorf (pictured), Germany

Comment: Can Primark crack the US? You bet it can

Primark’s move into the US should not be compared with previous UK retailers’ entry and subsequent failures in that market.

Mulberry is famed for its line-up of bestselling bags

Blog: Mulberry swings its handbags in the right direction

Mulberry’s decision to position itself like one of the super desirable – and very expensive – luxury brands by hiking its prices has brought the British handbag brand crashing back to reality with the company issuing its second profits warning since Christmas.

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