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Smart purchases: buyers’ picks of autumn 19 womenswearSubscription

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As the new catwalk season draws to a close, five of the industry’s most influential womenswear buyers share their stand-out collections, top trends and key buys for autumn 19.

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Diesel CEO steps down Subscription

18 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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Footasylum 'saved' by JD Sports deal Subscription

18 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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Gymshark launches next phase of tech start-up incubator Subscription

18 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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Storm Gareth hits footfallSubscription

18 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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Sonia Rykiel creative director exitsSubscription

18 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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Record number of BCI cotton users Subscription

15 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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PrettyLittleThing plans to open new Manchester HQ Subscription

15 March 2019 By Olivia Pinnock

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Lost Ink to close Subscription

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Levi's: the making of a $6bn brand Subscription

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If ever the fashion industry needed proof of the power of storytelling to sell clothes, then Levi’s is it.

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Will tomorrow's profits ever come for Farfetch?Subscription

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Luxury ecommerce site Farfetch has soaring revenues, and its retail technology has attracted high-profile clients such as Harrods. But can it keep investing and growing without turning a profit?

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Meet the mastermind of an award-winning indieSubscription

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Award-winning independent Master Debonair is driving rapid growth and bringing a fresh approach and dapper flare to menswear

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Fabric's green frontier: sustainable textile innovationsSubscription

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As brands seek sustainable textiles to use in their collections, a new wave of innovative fibres and fabrics is emerging –  some with unexpected origins.

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Working from home at Zalando’s new HQ Subscription

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As Zalando celebrates its 10th anniversary, Drapers takes a tour of its new headquarters and learns what it has planned for the UK market.

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Social skills: the battle to beat Instagram's algorithmsSubscription

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As Instagram updates its algorithms and influencers are obliged to declare their #ads, brands are having to get smart to get noticed.

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Unequal opportunities: fashion retail's gender problemVideoSubscription

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Drapers’ first gender equality survey reveals a worrying picture of women’s experiences of working in the fashion industry. 

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Debbie Hewitt: the consummate retail leader Subscription

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Debbie Hewitt’s varied career and wide range of experience give her unique insight into what it takes to lead fashion retailers through troubled times.

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Paris Fashion Week: 13 trends for autumn 19Subscription

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As the autumn 19 catwalk season drew to a close in Paris, Drapers deciphers the key pieces and stand-out trends from the latest womenswear collections.

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How Iris bloomed into a £5m business Subscription

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At a time when bricks-and-mortar stores have been struggling, Drapers finds out how London boutique chain Iris continues to grow in the face of high street headwinds, as it seeks to expand its store portfolio. 

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Visual search to AI: 2019’s biggest multichannel trendsSubscription

18 March 2019 By

Long-term success in fashion depends on brands’ ability to adapt to broad, structural changes in the way consumers want to shop.

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Enter the Drapers Awards 2019Subscription

Entries are now open for the Drapers Awards 2019 – the “Oscars” of the fashion retail industry.

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Drapers Independents Awards 2019: enter now Subscription

Entries are now open for the 2019 Drapers Independents Awards, celebrating the best fashion retailers and brands in this valuable sector across the UK and Ireland. 

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