A post-Brexit economy, rising rents and rocketing business rates in some areas are casting a gloomy shadow over the coming year.
Drapers Property Report: The capital of luxurySubscription
London outperformed its global counterparts in attracting new luxury store openings last year, but can the UK capital retain its place as the jewel in the crown in the face of ever-increasing rents and rates?
New shopping centres are opening apace on the continent this year and into 2018. Drapers rounds up the developments to look out for.
Localisation and personalisation are the new buzzwords in experiential retail. Drapers examines the next generation of transient stores that leave a lasting memory.
Look inside: Joseph Cheaney in Covent GardenSubscription
Since he started at Joseph Cheaney in 2009, managing director William Church has been on a mission to open one store a year. Its seventh opened last month on Henrietta Street in Covent Garden.
How to give 18th-century stables a retail future Subscription
The stables of a once loss-making Scottish country estate have been transformed into a popular fashion and lifestyle destination thanks to a partnership between landowner Lord Damian Scott and former Avoca creative director Amanda Pratt.
Ralph Lauren has opened a new coffee shop and bar called Ralph’s Coffee & Bar
London’s West End may not feel like an oasis of calm for many shoppers, but Canadian athleisure brand Lululemon is doing its best to instil a sense of peace with the launch of its new Regent Street flagship.
European locations to watch in 2017Subscription
European cities still present a wealth of opportunity for expanding domestic and international fashion brands, despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty. Drapers takes a look at some of the key locations that should be on the radar for 2017
First look: Inside House of Fraser ChinaSubscription
Drapers visited House of Fraser’s first standalone store in China, in the city of Nanjing.