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Speaking at the Future High Street Forum in Nottingham (March 25), director general of the British Retail Consortium Helen Dickinson tells Drapers about her vision for the digital future of the British high street.
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Heather Firbank was an It girl of the early 1900s, but is now known for the archive of her clothing that is held by the V&A in London.
Tuesday cannot have been a fun day for Tesco employees.
The new ranges we have brought in for spring 15 say a lot about the direction menswear is taking today.
Drapers has been nominated for three awards at this year’s Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Awards, which recognises innovation and success in the consumer and business media industry.
The number of people working in the non-food sector, including fashion retail, rose during the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures.
Trade show Pure London has joined forces with retailer and PLFM organiser Gerard Levy to launch a section called Premium Footwear at Pure’s spring 16 edition in August.
The growth of omnichannel model is driving increased collaboration between shopping centre owners and retailers, as well as presenting fresh discussion on lease terms, delegates at the International Council of Shopping Centres’s Destination Retail conference heard today in London.
Fashion agencies across the UK have reported improving sales and a more positive outlook from independents following a spell of warm weather.
With the ever-changing retail scene, one could be mistaken for thinking we are having a retail revolution. If only…
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.
German womenswear brand Hauber will cease trading after autumn 15.
Footfall in March increased by 0.2% compared with the same month in 2014, with high streets the only retail location to record a decline, falling 1.4%.
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Mary Katrantzou, Sophia Webster and Peter Pilotto are among the designers whose previous collections will be featured at the British Designers’ Collective pop-up boutique at Bicester Village in Oxfordshire.
Moving to a new head office involves plenty of challenges, but careful planning and a strong team spirit ensured Matalan’s move went smoothly.
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
The Drapers Interview
Fresh from a new £56m funding round and a $1bn (£652m) valuation for his seven-year old firm, the founder of Farfetch explains his aggressive international expansion plans and why the platform helps indies take risks that benefit both their online and offline businesses.
Today’s manufacturers must be agile and responsive, qualities that Manchester-based Karpelle, run by Howard Klepper, has in abundance
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.
Personalisation has rapidly become a buzzword in ecommerce, as retailers grapple to find new ways to prove their relevance to shoppers, stand out from the crowd and build loyalty.