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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.

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Fashion team favourite: Opening Ceremony, Shoreditch

24 July 2014 | By

The new east London outpost of cult New York store Opening Ceremony opened today, nestled in the Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street.

Eric Musgrave

Entrepreneurial spirit flourishes in the fashion technology sector

24 July 2014 | By

The spirit of entrepreneurship was burning bright on Tuesday evening when I attended a networking dinner for journalists and bright young things from the field of fashion technology.

Chris Bryant

There are winners and losers in competition law

24 July 2014

Chris Bryant is partner at law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner.

Sarah Decent

Pushing independents boosts footfall and sales

24 July 2014

Sarah Decent is the owner of footwear retailer Modish in Cambridge and Saffron Walden.

James Knowles

As companies expand into new territories, the right team has never been so crucial

14 June 2014 | By

There is no doubt about it - with the green shoots of economic recovery still at a nascent stage in the UK, international expansion is the order of the day as retailers look to boost their bank balances.

Mary Anderson-Ford

London is becoming the holy grail for retailers

27 June 2014 | Updated: 25 June 2014

Mary Anderson-Ford is managing director of recruitment consultancy AquaRetail.

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Best practice: Warehousing

11 June 2014 | By

No longer simply a necessary evil, warehouse operations are an essential way of adding value to a multichannel business.

Aquascutum Autumn 15 campaign starring actor Damian Lewis and model Eliza Cummings

Image Gallery: Aquascutum launches autumn 14 campaign starring Damian Lewis

10 July 2014 | By

Aquascutum has released the imagery for its autumn 14 advertising campagin, starring actor Damian Lewis and model Eliza Cummings.

Fashion forward thinkers: Drapers brought together retail and ecommerce experts (from left, standing) Ewan Qualters, East; Simon Burstein, Browns; Gabrielle Hase, Soleberry Advisory; Lee Whitehead, Hallett Retail; Scot DeLancey, NCR; Paul Elliott, NCR; Ga

Customer Insight: No secret to good service

23 May 2014 | By Olivia Gagan

With more ways to shop than ever before, our expert panel finds that giving customers what they want is becoming even more challenging.

Can Matalan match up to its value rivals on Oxford Street?

28 July 2014 | By

Retail park fixture Matalan has stepped up its high street ambitions by taking a lease on Oxford Street. The move will pit it against Primark, Sports Direct and New Look on the UK’s busiest shopping street, and some commentators have questioned whether the business is up to the challenge.

Eric Musgrave

Entrepreneurial spirit flourishes in the fashion technology sector

24 July 2014 | By

The spirit of entrepreneurship was burning bright on Tuesday evening when I attended a networking dinner for journalists and bright young things from the field of fashion technology.

Roundtable one stock shop

ONE stock shop#

28 June 2014 | By

A single view of stock is needed to streamline the supply chain and future-proof businesses, but our latest roundtable found that achieving this may be more difficult than it appears.

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Net-a-Porter boss departs

28 July 2014 | By

Net-a-Porter chief executive Mark Sebba is to step down after 11 years in the role.

Mainstream Indicator, July 26 2014

26 July 2014

What’s selling now in the world of mainstream fashion?

Chantelle

Indicator Women's Lingerie & Mens Accessories July 19 2014

19 July 2014

What’s selling now? Accessories and Lingerie.

Retail Data - July 26 2014

24 July 2014

Read our fashion index page to get a barometer of trade in the UK. Click here to view.

Traffic People

Retail Data - July 12 2014

12 July 2014

Read our trade bulletin page to get this week’s figures. Click here to view.

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