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In an increasingly borderless trading environment, growing your business at home and overseas often means using an approach that uses the full spectrum of available digital and non-digital channels.
As one of the world’s largest fashion markets the Japanese market offers major opportunities for UK companies who can offer the right product.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) staff are experts in Helping Your Business Grow Internationally.
There were plenty of new store openings in 2013, so here are Drapers’ picks of some of the best.
A year after it was bought out of administration, Aquascutum has returned to central London
A double winner at this month’s Drapers Independents Awards, Young Ideas’ new store gives it more space to show off its retail finesse.
Venda takes payments international; etailers are stuck in the slow lane; using the right form
Jimmy Choo relaunches its website; Pinterest allows third-party pins; and festive trading tips.
Create your own catalogue; a home for upcoming design talent; and cash codes for Blue Inc.
Baracuta Blue Label’s new creative director celebrates British heritage with his first collection for the brand
Womenswear veteran Frank Lyman is building a huge new office for his brand, but he has not forgotten the importance of independents and still gets excited by sales
With the help of new owner JD, Cloggs boss Chris Thomas wants to position the etailer firmly in middle England.
Fashion Blogs and Comment
As the year draws to a close, we’re already well into the autumn 14 season at Drapers, with our special shoots currently taking place and our fashion cupboard stocked with shiny new product to unveil in January.
Down here in West Wales, we did get word of the Christmas jumper trend last year but, to be honest, we didn’t think it was one that would travel (or survive).
We’d barely cleared the New Year’s party streamers when the bad news began - the collapses of Jessops, Blockbuster and HMV created a nasty sense of déjà vu for the retail world. It felt like the doldrums of the previous few years was a dark cloud loitering.
Christmas parties are often a lot of fun but they are rarely humbling and uplifting at the same time.