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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.

James Knowles

Drapers comment: Is your email marketing letting you down?

27 August 2015 | By

Today’s consumer is rarely without their mobile phone in their pocket, so email marketing is potentially a great way to catch them on the move and lure them into your physical store or onto your digital shop. But is your email marketing up to the challenge?


Coggles owner mulls further acquisitions with £210m credit facility

1 September 2015 | By

Coggles owner The Hut Group has increased its corporate debt facility from £80m to £210m to fund potential new mergers and acquisitions, as well as investing in its nutrition products centre.

The womenswear selection at Lambert\'s Yard.

Lambert’s Yard launches project to put Leeds on fashion map

1 September 2015 | By

Leeds concept store Lambert’s Yard is launching a new programme to support emerging fashion designers and re-establish the city as a leading centre for design, garment and textile manufacture.

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Fashion retailers to gain from £30 contactless limit

1 September 2015 | By

Fashion retailers in the UK will be one of the main beneficiaries from the increase in contactless card payment limits from £20 to £30 today (September 1), according to Visa Europe.

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Shoppers flock to retail parks over wet bank holiday

1 September 2015 | By

Footfall to covered retail destinations spiked over the bank holiday weekend as people sought shelter from the rain.

Glasgow high street

Business rates overhaul proposed ahead of Scottish election

27 August 2015 | By

The Scottish Retail Consortium has published the first in a series of policy papers setting out its recommendations for overhauling the business rates system.

Annette Worsley-Taylor

Obituary: London Fashion Week co-founder Annette Worsley-Taylor

26 August 2015 | By

Annette Worsley-Taylor, one of the founders of the British Fashion Council and London Fashion Week, has died aged 71.

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Hoopers suffers flood damage in Tunbridge Wells

26 August 2015 | By

Hoopers department store and several fashion independents in Tunbridge Wells are counting the cost of floods, which hit the town in Kent on Monday night.


Red tape slashed for Irish retailers

25 August 2015 | By

Irish retailers are to benefit from a new portal that will allow them to register and apply for licences they are obliged to have for trading purposes in one location.

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.

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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Shopwatch: Matalan signals its high street ambitions on Oxford Street

30 June 2015 | By

The traditionally out-of-town value retailer is raising its high street profile by packing plenty into its Oxford Street debut

Kevin Martel

The Drapers Interview: Harrys of London's Kevin Martel on fusing luxury with practicality

1 September 2015 | By

Luxury footwear brand Harrys of London uses the latest tech to create high-end dress shoes for the trainer-mad generation

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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.

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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.

Apple Pay

Retailers' first bite at Apple Pay

24 July 2015 | By ,

Last week, Apple attempted to put the final nail in the coffin of cash and plastic cards with the launch of its contactless payment service, Apple Pay. But does the US tech titan, or any other contender, have the clout to create a seismic shift from plastic to digital?

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