Drapers investigates the dominance of Nike and Adidas in the sportswear industry as they both shift toward direct-to-consumer strategies.
An award-winning community collaborationSubscription
Independent retailer CoLab is gaining traction on Bristol’s high street for its community-driven business model – not least as the winner of Drapers’ Independents Community Award 2019.
Drapers Hit or Miss: fashion rentalSubscription
As the rental fashion trends begins to take off, Drapers road tests four platforms offering consumers the chance to hire their wardrobes.
Drapers' essential autumn 20 trade show guideSubscription
Your indispensable guide to the upcoming trade shows starts here, with Drapers’ comprehensive calendar for the season ahead
New sustainable retail concept, All Good Things, offers an innovative and overdue solution to retail’s landfill legacy.
Drapers’ survey shows independent businesses are currently battling to survive amid high street headwinds, with more than a quarter reporting they are not profitable. It found that the survival of the independent sector will require significant action from local councils and wider government.
Businesses offering consumers ways to care for or lengthen the life of their clothing are booming. Drapers speaks to four growing businesses to find out about why the aftercare sector is on the up.
How Black Friday has become retail's grey areaSubscription
Black Friday has become a fixture on the fashion retail industry’s promotional calendar. But as the discounting activity becomes longer and deeper, and some retailers and consumers shun the event altogether, its future has become blurred.
What John Lewis thinks men want Subscription
Drapers takes a tour of the rejuvenated menswear floor at John Lewis’s Oxford Street flagship and talks to customer experience director Peter Cross about what men want.
Fashion retail's warehousing woesSubscription
Amid challenges such as Brexit uncertainty and international tariffs, retailers are being forced to make difficult decisions to find the correct path for their warehousing