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Video: ‘Black Friday will kick start Christmas trading’ Video

19 November 2014 | By

Selfridges operations director Sue West talks to Drapers about the department store’s expectations of Christmas trading, Black Friday and the growth of click-and-collect.

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Video: Boux Avenue unveils Christmas TV ad Video

19 November 2014 | By

Lingerie chain Boux Avenue launched its Christmas TV ad for 2014 today (November 19). The ad will be aired on ITV, Channel 4, E4, ITV2 and Comedy Central during prime time hours.

Video: House of Fraser Christmas ad Video

17 November 2014 | By

House of Fraser has released its first brand-focused Christmas TV advertisement for more than a decade.

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Video: Sainsbury's launches WW1-inspired Christmas advert Video

13 November 2014 | By

Sainsbury’s has launched a heartwarming Christmas advert in association with The Royal British Legion. 

JD Williams Christmas advert

Video: JD Williams launches first Christmas advert Video

10 November 2014

JD Williams has launched its debut Christmas advert featuring Lorraine Kelly to target women who feel forgotten by the high street.

M&S Christmas campaign

Video: M&S shares random acts of kindness for Christmas Video

10 November 2014

To support the launch of its Follow the Fairies Christmas advertising campaign which encourages shoppers to undertake random acts of kindness during the festive period, M&S has itself shared a number of random acts of kindness across the country.

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Video: M&S launches Magic & Sparkle Christmas ad Video

7 November 2014 | By

Marks & Spencer has unveiled its 2014 Christmas campaign, bringing to life the retailer’s strapline ‘Magic & Sparkle’ in the form of two fairies.

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Video: Very launches 'Step into Christmas in Style' ad campaign Video

7 November 2014 | By

Shop Direct’s Very.co.uk has launched its ‘Step into Christmas in Style’ festive ad campaign fronted by presenter Fearne Cotton and a group of friends.

Harrods Christmas campaign 2014

Video: Harrods launches 'The Land of Make Believe' Christmas campaign Video

7 November 2014 | By

Harrods has launched its 2014 Christmas campaign, which will run on its website, social media platforms, in store and in cinemas nationwide.

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Video: Not on the High Street launches Christmas ad Video

6 November 2014 | By

Not on the High Street has launched its Christmas advert which focuses on its boutiques’ ability to offer personalised presents so shoppers can ‘Choose a Christmas less ordinary’.

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Video: Topshop's Christmas ad campaign featuring Cara Delevingne Video

6 November 2014 | By

Topshop has released its ‘Happy Holidays’ Christmas campaign featuring Cara Delevingne who is seen dancing and posing in front of the camera wearing party pieces from the autumn 14 collection including a black jumpsuit.

John Lewis Christmas 2014 campaign with Sam and Monty

Video: John Lewis launches Monty the Penguin Christmas campaign Video

6 November 2014 | By

John Lewis has unveiled its Christmas 2014 advertising campaign, which tells the tale of the friendship between a little boy Sam and his penguin friend Monty.

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Video: Firetrap launches Deadly Denim ad campaign Video

4 November 2014 | By

Firetrap has launched its new ‘Deadly Denim’ ad campaign, which aired on television and online for the first time yesterday (November 3).

Jaeger

Like-for-like sales up 10% at Jaeger as turnaround takes hold

27 November 2014 | By

Jaeger has reported a 10% rise in like-for-like sales for the year to March 1 2013 as the retailer’s five year turnaround plan begins to take hold.

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Mulberry appoints Céline designer as new creative director

27 November 2014 | By

Mulberry has appointed Johnny Coca, head designer for leather goods and accessories at Céline its new creative director, succeeding Emma Hill.

Esprit

Video: Christophe Bezu on Esprit’s omnichannel approach Video

27 November 2014 | By

Christophe Bezu talks to Drapers about moving Esprit towards an omnichannel approach and what this means for the retailer.

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Video: River Island's Ben Lewis explains the keys to global expansion Video

27 November 2014 | By

River Island chief executive Ben Lewis talks to Drapers about the top countries for international expansion in the next five years and the priorities for retailers to bear in mind when entering new territories.

Sergio Bucher

Fashion Forum: Amazon to double Black Friday sales to two million products

27 November 2014 | By

Amazon will double the amount of products it will sell on Black Friday in the UK this year to two million products.

Timothy Everest

Timothy Everest to launch tailored casual range

27 November 2014 | By

Bespoke tailor and designer Timothy Everest is to launch a men’s ready-to-wear collection called Timothy Everest Tailored Casual at Pitti Uomo in January.

Rosanna Falconer

Twitter Interview: Rosanna Falconer, communications director, Matthew Williamson Video

27 November 2014 | By

Drapers interviews Matthew Williamson communications director Rosanna Falconer via Twitter about the launch of its Pinterest page, the importance of tailoring social media to a brand and the label’s plans for Black Friday.

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Hit or Miss: Footwear Autumn 14

13 November 2014 | By

In the final part of our seasonal high street survey, we put men’s and women’s footwear in the spotlight.

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Hit or Miss: Menswear Autumn 14

6 November 2014 | By

In our second seasonal review of the autumn 14 high street offer, we sort the men from the boys.

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Hit or Miss: Womenswear Autumn 14

31 October 2014 | By

Our new and improved survey of retailers’ stores and collections kicks off this season with lots of plus points.

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Karen Millen: Behind the scenes

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Karen Millen: Behind the scenes

20 November 2014 | By

Karen Millen let us into its Knightsbridge pop-up atelier to follow a trench coat from sketch to store.

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Drapers Roundtable: Innovation in Fashion

Drapers Innovation in fashion roundtable 2014

Drapers Roundtable: Innovation in Fashion

6 November 2014 | By

Ground-breaking fabrics, supply chain partnerships and product lifecycle management software were seen as key to future innovation at Drapers’ latest round table.

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Shopwatch International Openings

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Shopwatch International Openings

7 November 2014 | By

An eye-catching store is an essential in every retail market. We round up some new looks from around the world.

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Short Order Menswear

22 October 2014 | By ,

In Short Supply: Give your autumn 14 menswear ranges a timely boost with our pick of the bestselling short-order pieces - all available now.

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Short Order Women’s Partywear

27 November 2014 | By

It’s not too late to stock up on partywear for the festive season - these short-order offerings are all available now.

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Twitter Interview: Rosanna Falconer, communications director, Matthew Williamson Video

27 November 2014 | By

Drapers interviews Matthew Williamson communications director Rosanna Falconer via Twitter about the launch of its Pinterest page, the importance of tailoring social media to a brand and the label’s plans for Black Friday.

Eric Musgrave

Black Friday’s discount deals are as welcome as Japanese knotweed

27 November 2014 | By

Having had many a happy visit to the US, roaming about from sea to shining sea, I am very fond of that fine republic.

Darren Jackson

Selfridges’ in-store cinema? That’s retailtainment

27 November 2014

Darren Jackson is director of retail solutions at customer communications firm APS Group.

Lyn Knights Dennys

Keep things fresh to stand out from the crowd

27 November 2014

Lyn Knights is managing director of Denny of Southwold in Suffolk and a member of the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB).

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Fighting for the over 50 spend

26 November 2014 | By

JD Williams is attempting to position itself as the go-to retailer for over 50s female fashion with the launch of a report designed to provide insights into this valuable (to the tune of £6.7bn spend in 2013) yet often-overlooked customer base.

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Shopwatch: Suitsupply

20 November 2014 | By

Suitsupply has revamped its London flagship - and will now take its playful approach to tailoring nationwide following the revamp of its London flagship.

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