Drapers' spring 20 trade show calendarSubscription
Your essential guide to the upcoming buying season starts here, with Drapers’ comprehensive calendar of the shows to know for spring 20.
Julian Dunkerton's masterplan for SuperdrySubscription
After an intense boardroom battle, which pitted entrepreneurial passion against business acumen, Julian Dunkerton is back at the helm of Superdry. Abandoned by the board, will the brand’s co-founder be able to follow through on his very public promises?
Tackling fashion's cotton conundrum Subscription
Soft and breathable, cotton is one of shoppers’ favourite fabrics. But it is a labour-intensive crop that takes a toil on its environment and the people who grow it. Drapers explores what makes a successful sustainable cotton strategy.
Retailers are delving deep into consumer data to provide a more personalised experience and make customers feel valued.
Finnish lines: the next Scandi fashion hotspotSubscription
Meet the Finnish brands and retailers making waves in the fashion scene – as the Nordic nation emerges as a new Scandinavian style capital.
As peak wedding season gets under way, Drapers speaks to key names in the bridal industry to discover what trends are dominating the aisles, how business is performing and assess the impact of the “Meghan” effect.
Five must-listen business podcasts for retailersSubscription
Podcast listenership in the UK has almost doubled over the past five years, rocketing from 3.2 million weekly listeners in 2013 to 5.9 million last year. Drapers rounds up the best of the bunch for keeping retailers in the know.
Retail lessons from award-winning independentsSubscription
Previous winners of Drapers Independents Awards share their essential insight into what makes a successful indie.
Dedicated footwear retailers came out on top of Drapers’ Hit or Miss review of Intu Watford’s spring 19 offer, despite some strong product in fashion stores.
The high-tech new standard for sampling Subscription
Digital sampling technologies require brands to change their approach, but could significantly speed up lead times and reduce waste