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Retailer Insight: Breathe some lifestyle into footwear retailSubscription

Brands and retailers need to widen their view and delight their customers to remain successful, writes Gerard Levy, owner of independent footwear retailer Spice London and footwear agency Gil Agencies.

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Broad new horizons for Boohoo GroupSubscription

By Tim Clark

With the purchase of Karen Millen and Coast, Boohoo Group has expanded its offering beyond fast fashion.

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The risks and rewards of franchisingSubscription

By Tim Clark

Following Mothercare’s decision to franchise its UK operations, Drapers analyses what the model, traditionally used internationally, may have to offer the fashion industry domestically.

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The brands Down Under: Aussie names to knowSubscription


Australian fashion labels are stretching their reach internationally and making an impact in the UK market.

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Buying Guide: spring 20's sweet footwear selectionSubscription


Drapers brings you the latest update on the footwear market with our essential buying guide for the new season.

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Buying Guide: women's footwear pick-and-mix trendsSubscription


From soft pastels to acid brights and chunky sandals to cowboy boots, cover all women’s footwear bases for sping 20.

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Buying Guide: make a splash with men’s footwearSubscription


Drapers’ edit of the new styles, fresh colourways and key trends to know in men’s footwear for spring 20.

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Footwear brands side-step troubled timesSubscription


Despite this being a challenging time for the footwear industry, there are opportunities to excel in the spring 20 buying season.

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Subtle but effective: the new rule for store designSubscription


Retailers’ new shops across the fashion spectrum are eschewing flashy layouts for simpler approaches that reflect their brand values


Greening the globe: worldwide sustainability lessonsSubscription


The UK is at a sustainability crossroads. Drapers looks to other countries for the most effective ways to reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact.

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Copenhagen: spring 20 top picksSubscription

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Drapers selects the new names to notes from Copenhagen Fashion Week and trade shows CIFF and Revolver.

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The CBD buzz: a new high point for fashion retailers?Subscription

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CBD is the current buzzword of the beauty and well-being industries, but can fashion benefit?

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