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Speaking at the sixth annual Drapers Next Generation event, held in London on April 16, key industry figures including Mothercare boss Mark Newton-Jones and Marie Davies, head of styling at Amazon Fashion, share their top careers tips for making it in retail.
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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.
Pep&Co, the new value chain from former Asda boss Andy Bond and former Tu boss Adrian Mountford, is to create 500 new jobs across England, Wales and Scotland at the end of August.
Swedish organic denim brand Nudie Jeans has opened a new store in Shoreditch, London.
Bicester Village will gain 28 more shops and extra parking bays, after plans to demolish a nearby Tesco and petrol station were given the green light.
BHS’s pension scheme deficit was £207m last year, twice the amount reported in the 2013 accounts.
New Look’s private equity owners have held talks with one of China’s largest investors as they look to offload the high street chain.
Troubled supermarket Tesco is to invest £250m every year into its pension scheme in an attempt to plug a deficit approaching £5bn.
Adidas has begun legal proceedings against Marc by Marc Jacobs over copyright infringement.
John Lewis has appointed international communications manager Chris Coburn, Waitrose King’s Road branch manager Baiju Naik and John Lewis Chronicles editor Lucy Parks as elected directors to its partnership board.
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 shop of the future Video
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.
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.
The Drapers Interview
Today’s manufacturers must be agile and responsive, qualities that Manchester-based Karpelle, run by Howard Klepper, has in abundance
Old-fashioned customer service and a modern buying approach helped Lauren Ferguson’s Sisters Boutique in Falkirk scoop a Drapers Award