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Wolf and Badger

Q&A: Why Wolf & Badger bought Boticca

19 August 2015 | By

Creative director of two-store London-based premium independent Wolf & Badger, Henry Graham, discusses the reasons behind the acquisition of online accessories marketplace Boticca.

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Memo from Musgrave: Two British names propped up by their property

28 August 2015 | By

Two longstanding names that are trying to justify their respective places in the modern retail world – BHS and Austin Reed – have been in the news over the past week for less ...


Drapers comment: Trends, is it time to move on?

28 August 2015 | By

As the spring 16 womenswear catwalk shows get under way this month, will we see another nod to retro references from the 1970s? Let’s hope not.

A Suit That Fits

A Suit That Fits exceeds crowdfunding target

28 August 2015 | By

Online tailoring business A Suit That Fits has surpassed its crowdfunding target of £500,000 which it plans to use to create a nationwide network of 300 freelance suit fitters. passes Google\'s mobile friendly test

Growth in mobile sales 'may have reached plateau'

27 August 2015 | By

The proportion of online sales made through smartphones and tablets may have reached a plateau, research from online retail association IMRG and technology consultancy firm Capgemini has shown.


Missguided to launch lingerie, petite, tall and premium

26 August 2015 | By

Fast fashion etailer Missguided is launching a range of category extensions for autumn 15, including its first lingerie and nightwear collection and a premium sub-brand called Peace & Love.


Ecommerce site Shopa ceases trading

26 August 2015 | By

London-based ecommerce solutions business Shopa has ceased trading just six months after raising $11m (£7m) in funding.


Zalando to launch Share Your Style campaign

26 August 2015 | By

German fashion etailer Zalando is to launch a new digital sharing campaign for autumn 15 in the UK and its other European markets on August 30.

Farfetch expands space at new London office

24 August 2015 | By

Farfetch, the independent etail platform, is expanding its new offices at The Bower on Old Street roundabout in London.

Mytheresa launches Instagram styling service

24 August 2015 | By

German premium etailer will launch a personal shopping tool on August 31, to build on its recently-launched Instagram shop.

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Government launches consultation on apprenticeship levy

24 August 2015 | By

The government has launched a consultation on its proposal to introduce an apprenticeship levy, which would enable employers to choose and pay for apprenticeship training.

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Fashion's omnichannel heroes

24 August 2015 | By

Consultancy firm Kurt Salmon reveals the results of its omnichannel survey of more than 100 UK, German and French fashion retailers, highlighting those deemed to offer the best experience to their shoppers across multiple platforms.

Anthony Thompson Fat Face

The Drapers Interview: Fat Face's Anthony Thompson on beating rivals both here and abroad

19 August 2015 | By

Fat Face chief Anthony Thompson explains why he’s confident the brand will succeed where others have failed in the US and why he resists mid-season discounting and Black Friday.

Tommy Hilfiger

The Drapers Interview: Tommy Hilfiger on the secrets of 30 years' of success

18 August 2015 | By

Tommy Hilfiger is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his eponymous brand this year. He reveals the highs, the lows, and his simple formula for success.

Charlotte Olympia

Shopwatch roundup: Denham, Charlotte Olympia and more

29 July 2015 | By

A glimpse of the latest store openings from significant luxury and jeanswear names.


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