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One step ahead: how Pentland Brands' CEO is future-proofing the businessSubscription


Andy Long, Pentland Brands’ first CEO from outside the family that owns it, is restructuring and expanding the business to beat the competition.

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Charlotte Olympia files for US bankruptcy protectionSubscription

23 February 2018 By Matthew Chapman


G-Star takes over Swedish franchiseSubscription

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Primark owner names new chairmanSubscription

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Lanvin bought by Chinese conglomerateSubscription

23 February 2018 By Matthew Chapman

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Drapers Awards 2018 open for entrySubscription

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Clothing sales slide despite Valentine’s Day lingerie boostSubscription

23 February 2018 By Matthew Chapman

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Is Richard Quinn enough to redesign Debenhams?Subscription

22 February 2018 By Caroline Parry

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Westfield reports flat UK salesSubscription

22 February 2018 By Matthew Chapman

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Intu profits surge but rental income growth dropsSubscription

22 February 2018 By Matthew Chapman

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Richemont extends YNAP bid reviewSubscription

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The Footwear and Accessories Issue: Objects of desireSubscription


Your customers will be battling to get their hands on the new footwear and accessories directions for autumn 18.

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Footwear steps up to its challengesSubscription


Drapers explores the opportunities and challenges in the UK footwear market

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The Footwear and Accessories Issue: Autumn 18 buying guideSubscription


Put your best foot forward with Drapers’ guide to everything you need for the autumn 18 season

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Key spring 19 fabric trends at Première VisionSubscription


Ocean aquatics, mutant florals and strong stripes are among the notable fabric trends from the spring 19 edition of Paris trade show Première Vision.


Bags of luxe: the rapid growth of Danse LenteSubscription


With its sculptural designs, architectural detailing and competitive pricing, contemporary luxury bag brand Danse Lente may only be one year old, but it is already making waves on the accessories scene.

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La Perla’s wisdom: Creative director Julia Haart's mission of transformationSubscription


Drapers speaks to lingerie brand La Perla’s creative director as she expands its ready-to-wear offer and relaunches a classic collection

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Lingerie: top buyers' picks and brands to watch for autumn 18Subscription


Drapers talks to industry insiders and rounds up the new brands, emerging trend led designers and product shifts set to make an impact for autumn 18.

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Lessons from an award-winning womenswear independentSubscription

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Julia Jaconelli’s eye for unique product and knowledge of her customers has led premium womenswear independent Courtyard to 20 years of success – and the award for Best Womenswear Independent at last year’s Drapers Independents Awards.

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Editor's Comment: 2018 could be a game-changer for fashionSubscription

22 February 2018 By

The rumour mill has been abuzz this week with speculation that Arcadia Group is up for sale following reports in The Sunday Times. While Sir Philip Green has fiercely denied these claims, it has firmly put the business – as well as the wider changes ...

Next Generation 2018

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Drapers Next Generation: celebrating young fashion retail talentSubscription

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Revealing the 30 Under 30 professionals making their mark on the fashion retail industry today.

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Drapers' Industry Insight brings you the latest supplier and technological developments that you can't afford to miss

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Industry Insight: Jigsaw boosts sales by fulfilling from store Subscription

UK retailer Jigsaw increased its average monthly turnover by 32% after introducing a fulfil-from-store option to its omnichannel strategy

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Asia Apparel Expo: your gateway to sourcing opportunitiesSubscription

Asia Apparel Expo is the largest trade show in Europe where sourcing professionals can select from a wide variety of clothing suppliers from Asia brought together under one roof.

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