As artificial intelligence starts to replace human resource, Drapers examines how retailers are using the technology to leverage business opportunities
Sustainability Scandi-style with Filippa K Subscription
Environmental initiatives have been placed at the core of Swedish brand Filippa K, as founder Filippa Knutsson and sustainability director Elin Larsson explain
How immigration shapes UK fashionSubscription
Immigration was one of the biggest factors in the Brexit vote. Yet British fashion retail would be much poorer without the people who came to settle here
Ahead of next month’s international sourcing trade show Fashion SVP in London, Drapers catches up with chief executive Buzz Carter about adding a denim area and why manufacturers need to be more in tune than ever with retailers’ needs.
Five years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, Drapers examines whether the fashion industry has stepped up its efforts to improve supply chain transparency, and how it can benefit brands and retailers.
How retailers can future-proof their logistics Subscription
Bots, drones and driverless cars may be grabbing the headlines, but for fashion retailers and brands, the key to future-proofing logistics will be using the right technology effectively.
British cotton is once again being spun in Manchester following a multimillion-pound investment in a new mill. Drapers explores the opportunities and challenges facing textile reshoring.
Quiz has the answer to peak fast fashion demandSubscription
Drapers joined women’s fast fashion retailer Quiz Clothing during its peak pre-Christmas trading period, to find out how it capitalises on the spike in demand.
Behind the scenes at Boohoo’s Burnley baseSubscription
Drapers takes a look inside Boohoo’s revamped distribution centre and staff facilities.
Comment: Squeezing suppliers is short-termistSubscription
Arcadia Group’s latest demand for a discount from its suppliers
After three years of planning and a £5m investment, lifestyle retailer Fat Face has opened the doors to its brand new distribution facility in Havant, Hampshire.
Spencer Fung is the Silicon Valley-trained CEO of Li & Fung, the billion-pound supplier to the high street’s biggest names. Now, he is tasked with revolutionising the 111-year-old business founded by his great-grandfather.
Changing the mindset around excess stock Subscription
Off-price product, rather than being a problem to avoid, is a part of every retail business and is fast becoming a bona-fide channel in its own right.
Protecting brand reputation while discounting Subscription
Mismanaging excess stock can harm a brand and train shoppers to only buy at Sale prices, but you can discount without damaging your reputation
Drapers explores Morocco’s bid to the become the next sourcing hub for fast fashion.
Why fashion needs an orderly BrexitSubscription
As the UK government attempts to secure a transitional deal to ease our exit from the European Union, we explore how this could benefit the fashion and textiles industry.
Clearing Excess Stock Beyond British BordersSubscription
Offloading excess inventory in international markets can be challenging but some fashion retailers and brands think it is worth doing
Lord Tariq Ahmad, minister of state for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, is urging more fashion retailers to collaborate with the government to usher in meaningful change, following a visit to India and Bangladesh earlier this month.
The new delivery models disrupting the industrySubscription
Drapers examines the pros and cons of two emerging models of pay-later delivery.
Christopher Nieper, managing director of Derbyshire manufacturer David Nieper explains how the next generation hold the keys to Britain’s manufacturing future