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Kirsty McGregor and Jill Geoghegan

Drapers Talks: The profitability of online sales, Mothercare's results and Next Generation 2015 Video

17 April 2015 | By ,

Drapers news editor Kirsty McGregor talks to senior news reporter Jill Geoghegan about retailers’ concerns over the profitability of online trading, Mothercare’s latest results and the careers advice given at Drapers’ Next Generation 2015 event.

Eric Musgrave

Editor's Comment: Election glare spotlights retail’s low-wage culture

17 April 2015

Are you suffering from election fatigue yet?

Apple Watch Edition collection

Drapers comment: Apple Watch is a game changer for fashion-led wearable tech

14 April 2015 | By

The new Apple Watch has whipped up a frenzy in the wearable tech market. More than one million devices are said to have been pre-ordered during the first weekend of its availability last weekend, and there’s still a week and a half to go until its official release on April 24.

mobile shopping

Google to prioritise mobile-friendly sites

21 April 2015 | By

Google is about to embark on a major change to its search function, with the internet giant set to prioritise websites that have been optimised for mobiles.

the hut group

Sales and profits rocket at The Hut Group

20 April 2015 | By

Etailer The Hut Group has reported a 39% rise in group sales to £244m for the year to December 31, as EBITDA rocketed 50% to £22.6m.

Kirsty McGregor and Jill Geoghegan

Drapers Talks: The profitability of online sales, Mothercare's results and Next Generation 2015 Video

17 April 2015 | By ,

Drapers news editor Kirsty McGregor talks to senior news reporter Jill Geoghegan about retailers’ concerns over the profitability of online trading, Mothercare’s latest results and the careers advice given at Drapers’ Next Generation 2015 event.

Sports Direct

Debenhams to extend Sports Direct concessions to 16 stores

16 April 2015 | By

Debenhams is to roll out Sports Direct concessions to a further four stores by August this year and eight more by August 2016, totalling 200,000 sq ft of space.

The Matalan team in conversation with Eric Musgrave at Drapers Next Gen 2015

Drapers Next Gen: ‘Online is our biggest store’ says Matalan

16 April 2015 | By

With over 1 million visitors to its website each week, online is the largest store for value retailer Matalan, according to buying director Mitch Hughes.

Mark Sebba

Drapers Next Gen: Marry content and commerce with integrity, says Mark Sebba

16 April 2015 | By

Mark Sebba, non-executive director and former chief executive of Net-a-Porter, said while fashion content has an important role to play in the world of ecommerce, it must be well managed to ensure editorial integrity and sales are of equal importance

30 under 30, 2015

Drapers Next Gen: Plan your career path, advises 30 under 30 panel

16 April 2015 | By

Taking advantage of every opportunity and planning for the next ten years were the key tips shared by five of Drapers’ 30 under 30 rising stars as Drapers Next Generation 2015 kicked off this morning at 30 Euston Square in London.

Zalando Lounge

Strong spring sales boost Zalando’s revenues

16 April 2015 | By

Etailer Zalando expects first quarter revenues to increase by between 27% and 29% to €635m (£455m) and €648m (£464m) following a strong start to the spring season.

Apple Watch

Apple Watch could provide a timely boost for contactless payment

17 April 2015 | By

The new Apple Watch, which went on general sale this week, is being touted as a game changer for fashionable wearable tech but could also have a significant impact on the future of contactless payments in stores.

Karpelle managing director Howard Klepper.

The Drapers Interview: Howard Klepper, managing director of Karpelle

15 April 2015 | By

Today’s manufacturers must be agile and responsive, qualities that Manchester-based Karpelle, run by Howard Klepper, has in abundance

Lauren Ferguson

The Drapers Interview: Lauren Ferguson

8 April 2015 | By

Old-fashioned customer service and a modern buying approach helped Lauren Ferguson’s Sisters Boutique in Falkirk scoop a Drapers Award

H&M

Shopwatch: H&M, The Oracle, Reading

15 April 2015 | By

With a new mezzanine level, a shoe lounge and a home department, H&M’s refit at The Oracle in Reading raises the bar for the chain’s regional stores

Phizzard smart changing room

The shop of the future Video

9 April 2015 | By

The bricks and mortar shop of the future will be fully digitalised, seamlessly connecting shoppers’ online and offline retail experiences and making the process both more simple and more engaging.

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