James is Drapers’ Online Content Editor. He leads on Drapers sponsored white paper reports and hosts their associated breakfast briefings, presents live webcasts with industry experts, and manages the website on a day-to-day basis.
He has nine years of experience in journalism, having worked for both business-to-business and consumer publications. He began his career as a reporter for online business publisher Decision News Media in Montpellier, France, before later moving to leading Australian consumer publisher Pacific Magazines, working on titles such as New Idea, Marie Claire and Men’s Health. In 2010 he joined Emap in the role of news and Features Writer at Retail Jeweller, reporting on the UK watch and jewellery industry. James moved to Drapers in 2011 as a Features Writer, was promoted to Features Editor in 2013, then Features and Special Reports Editor in 2014, before starting his current role this year.
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Drapers snaps the guests at Drapers Digital Awards drinks reception, toasting another successful year.
Fashion retailers need to evolve their propositions to succeed at home in the UK and be more targeted overseas, a panel of retailers including Topman advised at the Drapers Digital Forum yesterday.
Fashion retailers from Shop Direct to John Lewis and New Look scooped multiple prizes at the Drapers Digital Awards last night. Here we bring you all of the photos of this year’s winners.
Crotch shots boost conversion rates at men’s trouser brand Spoke, founder and director Ben Farren told delegates at Drapers Digital Forum today.
Customer fit data can be leveraged as a powerful sales tool, House of Fraser director of customer insights Madeleine Melson said at Drapers Digital Forum in London today.
Off The Record: 29 April 2016Subscription
What’s been happening in the world of fashion this week
Designed and manufactured in Istanbul, womenswear brand WTR – “Wear the Robe” – has a new managing director driving its growth
Off The Record: 22 April 2016Subscription
What’s been happening in the world of fashion this week, from Beyoncé teaming up with Sir Philip Green to miraculous tales of survival in the Antarctic 100 years ago.
Bradford-based Drapers Supplier of the Year 2015, Haddow Group, is branching out with its own branded products
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