From live video to the invasion of “dark social”, one-click commerce in stores and the advance of virtual reality – Drapers asked the experts which digital trends are set to shake up fashion retail in 2017.
Review of the year 2016: winners and losersSubscription
As the year draws to a close, Drapers looks at some of the fashion businesses that have succeeded and struggled during 2016.
Timeline: Charting the meteoric rise of Missguided Subscription
Fast fashion brand Missguided has made a huge impact on the womenswear market in just seven years. Drapers looks back at the rise of the Manchester-based firm.
As mobile and smartphone use soars, Drapers looks at how retail apps are evolving to capture the spend of increasingly app-centric consumers.
The online community of 'amazing little shops' Subscription
Trouva gives independent retailers the chance to reach beyond the high street
The retail workforce is changing, as technological changes and shifting demands push new skills to the fore. Drapers takes a look at some of the areas that are leading the change.
Harness the power of online product reviewsSubscription
Most consumers admit they are influenced by online reviews – positive and negative. How do you harness the potential of public customer feedback?
Get fit for fashion's digital futureSubscription
From the prevalence of social media to the demand for analytic skills the fashion industry needs to prepare for a digital future
Inside John Lewis's £150m Magna Park Subscription
John Lewis showed off two new all-singing all-dancing distribution centres at its 2.4m sq ft Magna Park campus earlier this month – the results of a £150m investment and a decade of planning.
Property special: From virtual to realitySubscription
The rush of pureplays taking space on the high street shows that shops are still pivotal in retail. Drapers finds out what role the store will play in the future.