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Video: Timothy Everest on Buy British Day Video

30 July 2014

Bespoke tailor and designer Timothy Everest talks to Drapers about the launch of the inaugural Buy British Day, which will take place on October 3.

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Our classic brands are doing the business

31 July 2014

Neil Welker is managing director and owner of Elliotts of Lymington, Hampshire, and a member of The IMC Buying Group.

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Give the gift of personalisation this Christmas

31 July 2014

Graham Cooke is chief executive of ecommerce consultancy Qubit.

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Fashion team favourite: top campaigns of autumn 14

30 July 2014 | By

As designer womenswear brands release their new season campaigns, Drapers rounds up the cream of the crop.

High Street

High street fashion sales beat pre-recession figures, study says

31 July 2014 | By

Fashion’s foothold on Britain’s high streets is now stronger than it was before the recession hit, new research has found.

Buy British Day

Video: Timothy Everest on Buy British Day Video

30 July 2014

Bespoke tailor and designer Timothy Everest talks to Drapers about the launch of the inaugural Buy British Day, which will take place on October 3.

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HMRC debt recovery plans 'unfairly target small firms'

30 July 2014 | By

The Forum of Private Business is urging the government to scrap plans to give new powers to HM Revenue & Customs to recover outstanding debts directly from small companies’ bank accounts.

Mary Portas

Minister defends Portas Pilots in face of high streets' continued decline

30 July 2014 | By

The government was forced to defend its investment in the Portas Pilots after it emerged this week that more shops have closed than opened in the first 12 towns to receive funding under the scheme.

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Former Coggles buying boss Jagger joins Leeds start up

30 July 2014 | By

Former Topman, Ralph Lauren and Coggles buyer Adam Jagger has been hired as buying consultant for a new premium retail and lifestyle store in Leeds.

Gola

Jacobson restructures Gola UK distribution

29 July 2014 | By

Footwear supplier Jacobson Group has moved the UK distribution of Gola in-house in a move to target higher-end stockists.

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Bira takes to the road

29 July 2014 | By

Shop owners across Scotland and England will have access to free advice and support this summer as the British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) goes on tour.

High Street

Commonwealth fever spurs Scottish shoppers

28 July 2014 | By

The feel-good factor from Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games encouraged shoppers to hit Scottish high streets last week, with footfall rising 9.1% on last year.

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25 July 2014

For one week only Drapers are offering 12 issues for £24, then £50 per quarter thereafter. You only have one week left to take advantage of this summer offer.

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The Berlin Shows: The best of the bunch

19 July 2014 | By , ,

Not sure what trends to back? Some of Berlin’s big-hitting brands told us what they expect to sell.

Taste for something new: the interior has been designed by Shayne Brady, until now known for hotel and restaurant architecture

Shopwatch: Fenwick

30 July 2014 | By

Fenwick of Bond Street’s £1m Shoe Corner is the initial step in its ground floor revamp.

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Shopwatch: Oasis

24 July 2014 | By

Oasis continues to evolve its domestic-based flagship design, with Glasgow Buchanan Galleries the site of its latest incarnation.

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The Drapers interview- Alexia Parmigiani

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

Footwear family: the signature high heels and woven ankle boots, the Mayfair store, and Samantha, Bernardo and Stephanie Müller Knab

The Drapers interview- Lele PyP

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

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Interview: Tracy Yaverbaun - Using Facebook to drive sales

30 July 2014 | By

Facebook’s Tracy Yaverbaun explains why the social network can be a platform to drive sales after all.

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Ecommerce: Westfield goes digital

26 July 2014 | By

Shopping centre operator is trialling technologies.

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