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Why multichannel retail is an outdated concept

1 October 2014

Maria Morais is managing consultant at digital agency Neoworks.

Blair Daniel

A Yes vote would have been bad for business

1 October 2014

Blair Daniel is manager and buyer at men’s young fashion independent Concept Clothing in Aberdeen.

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Why designers shouldn’t do too much, too soon

24 September 2014

Adam Jagger is buying consultant for Lambert’s Yard, a design, fashion and lifestyle retail and events space that will open in Leeds next month

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Element of surprise keeps our customers happy

24 September 2014

Denise Green is womenswear buyer at Jarrold independent department store in Norwich and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB)

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Months of uncertainty end as Scotland votes no

19 September 2014 | By

Many Scottish businesses will have breathed a collective sigh of relief at this morning’s referendum results, as did I when I clambered out of bed and switched on the news - if only because it ends months of uncertainty.

Eric Musgrave

Apple Watch will offer payment at the flick of a wrist

10 September 2014 | By

How many watches are bought as coming-of-age presents these days?

Keely Stocker

Cracks grow wider as My-Wardrobe hits another bump in the road

4 September 2014 | By

Just five days into September and the quiet month of August has been left firmly behind.

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Menswear shoppers may be Open to change – but are trade show organisers?

30th August 2014 | By

As the sunny weather disappears and the kids go back to school, a new season begins.

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Offer a clear positioning and they will come

27 August 2014

Ashley Morris is co-owner of Linzi Shoes, which has one store at Westfield Stratford and four in Essex, and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain.

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Etail has made Sunday trading laws obsolete

27 August 2014

Mark Allatt is co-founder of campaign group Open Sundays.

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Business rates, Asian markets and customer service are all taxing issues

23 August 2014

In the notoriously quiet month of August, the battle against business rates does not subside.

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Fashion team favourite: Woolmark winner Rahul Mishra hits Harvey Nichols

2 September 2014 | By

International Woolmark Prize 2013/14 winner Rahul Mishra today launched his exclusive winning capsule collection at London department store Harvey Nichols.

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Fashion Team Favourite: Gibson and Birkbeck

20 August 2014 | By

An up and coming shirting brand is the latest to catch our Fashion Team’s eye this season.

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Fashion team favourite: Copenhagen fashion week

11 August 2014 | By

Drapers picks the best looks from the womenswear names to know at the recent Copenhagen fashion week.

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Copenhagen shows: Strong and steady start to CIFF

5 August 2014 | By

Copenhagen’s biggest trade show CIFF got off to a steady start this week, with the first three days of the four-day event welcoming a solid number of visitors, although some brands believed that this season’s new dates and the sunny Danish weather had caused buyers to stay away.

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Fashion team favourite: Frescobol Carioca

1 August 2014 | By

Just in time for the sunny weather, Brazil-inspired swimwear brand Frescobol Carioca opened its second standalone London store earlier this month, in the Ham Yard hotel in Soho.

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Fashion team favourite: top campaigns of autumn 14

30 July 2014 | By

As designer womenswear brands release their new season campaigns, Drapers rounds up the cream of the crop.

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Fashion team favourite: Kempes' spring 15 collection

28 July 2014 | By

The new menswear brand from designer Danny Passarella caught the eye of the Drapers fashion team this week.