Fashion Basecamp

Advice for fashion entrepreneurs


The fashion industry is one of the most competitive. Thousands of graduates are ready to launch into the fashion world, however for many, the practicalities are a million miles from what they learnt behind a desk

Pure London Brexit Discussion

Pure London’s Brexit panel discussion


At Pure London, buyers and retailers gathered for the highly anticipated Brexit discussion hosted by Keely Stocker, Editor of leading retail trade magazine, Drapers

Inside Retail

Inside Retail launches online hub for independent retailers


Ascential Events - the organisers of retail trade shows Pure London, Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Jewellery and Watch, and Glee - today launches Inside Retail, an online hub designed to deliver insight and inspiration to the UK’s retail sector and its thousands of independent businesses

legal questions

Rot? Or not? By Paul Taylor, of Fox Williams


Importers and distributors will, from time to time, have received a ‘Notice of appointment of administrator/liquidator’. The letter invites them to a meeting of creditors and to fill in a notice of claim. The net result will often be, at best, a paltry few pence in the pound paid out to the unsecured suppliers/creditors of the formally valued customer


Price fixing and minimum prices


At around the time of last month’s EU referendum, the Competition & Markets Authority (the UK’s competition watchdog) published guidance materials for suppliers, distributors, and retailers on the thorny issue of price-fixing. Fox Williams investigates…


The future of fashion


Since the announcement of Brexit, there has been no discernible change for the UK fashion industry. But Fox Williams state that businesses will change irrespective of what replaces the UK’s existing trade relationship with the EU

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