Hotter Shoes Is Now Responsible For 1 In 3 UK-Made Shoes

Hotter Shoes has stepped up production of its iconic shoes as more women than ever turn to the comfort shoe brand for their footwear solutions. The company is forecasting that production at its Lancashire factory will increase to 1.7 million in 2011, smashing its 2010 total of 1.3 million which earned it the accolade of […]

Debenhams Reports Miami Vice Chic Returning To The British High Street

Debenhams has reported that trends first made popular by the 1980s TV cop series Miami Vice are coming back into fashion, thanks to young men who weren’t even born when the series was first broadcast. The return of the look, first noticed by Debenhams in May, has seen demand for Miami Vice style espadrilles leaping […]

Topshop And Topman To Open Flagship In Chicago 8th September 2011

Arcadia owned Topshop/Topman has announced the opening of the second flagship in the U.S., bringing both brand’s joint style authority and brave trend-setting approach to fashion to Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Topshop/Topman Chicago will boast the same selection of trend-driven pieces, specialized collaborations and bespoke services that both brands have become known for. With covetable collections […]

Topman Announce Shoe Collaboration with Marc Hare

Topman has announced it will be collaborating with Marc Hare, the man behind the much lauded Mr Hare shoe brand, to launch his first ever footwear collaboration this autumn with the high street store. The collection – which will form part of the Topman AAA range – contains ten styles across both shoes and boots […]

Hotter Comfort Concept Bucks High Street Trends

Hotter Comfort Concept is bucking high street trends with a dynamic store opening programme. Having recently opened its 18th high street store, located in Peterborough, the UK’s biggest shoe maker is on track to beat its target of 25 stores by the end of 2011. The innovative shoe maker – which is forecast to make 1.6 […]

Drapers Announce Footwear Awards Shortlist

Drapers, the body behind the well established Drapers Magazine have just announced the shortlist of nominees for the 2011 Drapers Footwear Awards. Drapers have expressed that this was not an easy task this year, due to the levels of high quality and innovation that has been deployed by all potential nominees. During a year where […]

Debenhams Breaks New Ground With National Disabled Model Campaign

Debenhams has become the first retailer on the British high street to launch a national window campaign featuring a disabled model in all of its 160 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The ground breaking imagery features disabled model Shannon Murray, along with additional photography, mannequins and products in a display to […]

Debenhams Breaks Ranks And Launches New Season With Designer Discounts

Department store retailer Debenhams turned the convention of the sale on its head by reducing prices at the start of the Autumn/Winter season, rather than the end of it. The innovative move sees tens of thousands of new season lines reduced by up to 25 per cent, across new to store stock including womenswear, accessories, menswear, […]

Burton’s Black Label Style The Perfect White Shirt

Burton’s Black Label has executed 4 classic white shirts that are the ideal accompaniment to the perfect black suit, giving a new dimension to mix and match shopping. These limited edition shirts are all made from luxury cotton and have specific collar formations to suit every man and every occasion. To identify this key shape […]

Burton Celebrates The Launch Of The Expendables, The Biggest Action Blockbuster Of The Year

Burton has teamed up with Lionsgate UK to offer a host of prizes to celebrate the launch of the most talked about movie of the year – The Expendables, which is in cinemas nationwide on August 19th 2010. With a legendary action cast assembled, The Expendables is guaranteed to to be a sure fire hit […]

Hotter Comfort Concept Expands Its High Street Retail Presence

Hotter Comfort Concept, UK shoe manufacturer, is bucking high street trends by opening three new stores to provide shoppers with the ultimate shoe shopping experience. Since they opened their doors the new stores, in Eastbourne, Bromley and Chichester, have provided record company sales, fuelling the company’s decision to commit to a revitalized store launch programme. […]

Burton Joins With James Corden In A League Of Their Own

Burton continues to strengthen its relationship with the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK and in this all important football season they have recruited the help of the ever irrepressible James Corden. Burton has produced two limited edition T-shirts and a wristband, in the vital colours of the summer: Red & White. Burton has […]

North West Based Hotter Flies The Flag For UK Manufacturing

Hotter Comfort Concept, the Lancashire based shoe manufacturer, has reaffirmed its mission statement to keep manufacturing in the UK. This statement comes at a time when Cadbury’s, one of Britain’s best loved businesses, faces US takeover. Hotter Comfort Concept, which is celebrating 50 years in the industry, is one of a few UK businesses currently […]

Guide To Buying For Your Man

Men’s footwear brand Base London has indentified that buying Christmas presents for a man can be a real struggle for female shoppers. To counter the awkwardness that comes f r o m the exchange of unwanted presents, Base London has launched an online guide to help women buy the perfect shoes for their man. The […]

New Larger Shoe Sizes Collection By Base London

Base London, men’s footwear brand, has always been a big name in men’s shoes, but now it is big in big shoes too. Producing a range of larger size men’s leather formal and casual shoes, Base London is set to give the more ample sized guy a choice of fashion shoes that he can finally […]

Topman Has Been Announced Amongst The Shortlist For E-Retailer Of The Year 2009

With the internet presenting the fastest growing route to market for retailers and brands, the competition to be the best is extremely strong. This makes being nominated on the shortlist for E-Retailer of the Year at the 2009 World Retail Awards, an immensely sought after accolade. Topman’s Head of Ecommerce, Gracia Amico, said the nomination […]