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Power 100 index

Who are the most influential people in UK fashion retail in 2018?Subscription

By Drapers Reporters

Drapers’ Power 100 list of the people shaping the fashion retail industry today

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End-of-year flurry of people movesSubscription

14 December 2018

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Consumer spend still stagnant Subscription

14 December 2018 By Olivia Pinnock

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Online returns to hit £5.6bnSubscription

14 December 2018 By

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Laura Ashley chair retires Subscription

14 December 2018 By Olivia Pinnock

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Losses widen at Cath KidstonSubscription

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Bonmarché warns on profitsSubscription

13 December 2018 By

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Sales edge up at Sports Direct Subscription

13 December 2018 By

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Marie Chantal to open second London storeSubscription

12 December 2018 By Olivia Pinnock

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Richard James opens US storeSubscription

12 December 2018 By Olivia Pinnock

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Christmas 2018's best-dressed windowsSubscription

12 December 2018

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Year in review index

Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription


As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months

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Carmel Clothing: a supplier's secrets of successSubscription

By , Photography by Rick Pushinsky

As the UK’s mid-market faces ongoing challenges, supplier Carmel Clothing is looking overseas for new opportunities. 

Indie bestsellers 2018 index

Independent insight: 2018 trends and bestsellersSubscription

By Grace Whelan

As the year comes to a close, Drapers speaks to independent retailers to reflect on this year’s trends and see what’s in store for 2019.

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Canada's golden goose Subscription


With the launch of footwear on the cards and a Beijing flagship about to open, luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose is primed for growth.

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Strathberry: from Scotland to the world Subscription


Scottish premium accessories brand Strathberry is growing its retail store estate on the back of a little celebrity sparkle.

High street preview spring 19

High street preview: spring 19Subscription

Get a first look at what the high street and etail’s biggest names are offering for the season ahead.

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Denim Première Vision: The trends to know for spring 20Subscription


See Drapers’ pick of the trends from the spring 20 edition of Denim Prèmiere Vision, which took place in London’s Old Truman Brewery on 5-6 December 2018.

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Drapers' autumn 19 trade show calendarSubscription

Drapers’ autumn 19 show calendar is your one-stop handy guide to the upcoming trade show season.

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Editor's Comment: 'Make or break' Christmas is endnote to tough 2018Subscription

14 December 2018 By

As 2018 draws to a close, many in the industry will be breathing a sigh of relief. For some, it has been an incredibly difficult 12 months. 

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Drapers Footwear Awards 2019 open for entrySubscription

5 October 2018

Entries are now open for the Drapers Footwear Awards 2019, which recognise the best of the best in the sector across the UK and Ireland.


Enter Drapers Digital Awards 2019 nowSubscription

4 October 2018

Entries are now open for the 2019 Drapers Digital Awards, which recognise the best of the best in digital across the fashion retail industry in the UK and Ireland.

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