M&S Loses More Market Share as Price Gap With Rivals Widens

Marks & Spencer's ladies campaign | Source: Marks & Spencer

LONDON, United Kingdom — Marks & Spencer Group Plc was the only major clothing retailer to lose U.K. sales and market share in the six months through mid-May and the price gap with rivals widened, according to Sanford C. Bernstein.

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Full Video: Suzy Menkes on Going Digital and Her Top Fashion Moments

Earlier this week, BoF published the highlights of an exclusive video interview with intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes as she begins her new role at Condé Nast International. Today, watch the full video, where Menkes also reveals some of her key observations about the fashion business and recalls some of her favourite fashion moments.

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The Creative Class | Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell, Graphic Designer

Fergus Purcell | Photo: Morgan O'Donovan for BoF

BoF sits down with Fergus “Fergadelic” Purcell, the graphics guru who works with Palace Skateboards, created the graphics for the closely watched BMX, motocross and skateboarding-inspired debut collection for the rebooted MBMJ and has just finished working with Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley on Spring/Summer 2015.

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Mr Ralph Lauren and the Ultimate Changing of the Guard

Port magazine Summer 2014, featuring Ralph Lauren | Source: Port

In our next instalment of Cover Stories, we explore the legacy of Mr Ralph Lauren — head of America’s first fashion family and the cover star of Port magazine’s Summer 2014 issue — and the inevitable question that every founder-led company faces: how to plan for succession, that ultimate changing of the guard?

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BoF Exclusive | Inside Suzy Menkes’ New Digital World

In our latest ‘Inside Fashion’ interview, BoF’s Imran Amed sits down with the intrepid fashion critic Suzy Menkes to discuss her new job at Condé Nast International and how dramatically the process of fashion journalism has changed over the course of her career.

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