As the term “experiential retail” becomes mainstream, we investigate the challenges and opportunities for those tasked with designing stores.
As John Lewis opens its experience-led store in Oxford’s Westgate centre, Drapers takes a behind-the-scenes tour to see how the space embodies the business’s ambitious evolution, and seeks to cater for the modern shopper.
First look: Remus Uomo expands Dublin flagshipSubscription
Remus Uomo has expanded its flagship in Dublin since closing for renovations in early August.
Apply in-store intelligenceSubscription
Technology is enabling highly personalised levels of customer tracking and marketing, which retailers can exploit in stores.
London's latest hits: the best new shop openingsSubscription
September brought a spate of store openings in London, as fashion businesses continue to choose the capital as a global showcase. Drapers looks at some of the most innovative and exciting store designs.
Find your perfect partner to expand overseasSubscription
Drapers explains why more retailers are turning to international franchise partners to expand and de-risk ahead of Brexit.
Following a strong set of 2016 results, French contemporary group SMCP opened its 12th Sandro store in the UK on London’s Regent Street last month. CEO Jean-Philippe Hecquet discusses the launch and Sandro’s future plans.
With its monochrome interior and extremely minimalist design, Arket is bringing Scandi-inspired lifestyle essentials at high street prices to Regent Street.
The remarkable reinvention of King's CrossSubscription
The formerly derelict central London district is destined to become a shoppers’ paradise.
First look: Inside Arket's sleek new storeSubscription
Drapers brings you a sneak peek inside the stylish debut flagship store from H&M group’s new concept, Arket, ahead of its official opening this Friday.