Amid its radical store-closure programme, Marks & Spencer has opened a new store in Cornwall, and still considers bricks-and-mortar retail “incredibly important”. Can its new approach get the business back on track?
Shopping centres: the new rules of engagementSubscription
In the battle to attract footfall, shopping centres are redefining their relationships with retailers and transforming into venues for experiences.
Sustainability in fashion is now business critical. Drapers uncovers how leading universities are preparing students for a greener future.
Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 womenswearSubscription
Drapers puts womenswear retailers at Birmingham’s Bullring and Grand Central shopping centres under the microscope.
From LA to Manchester: Boohoo's revival of Nasty Gal Subscription
Boohoo-owned US brand Nasty Gal has recorded soaring revenue, and is taking its celebrity pair-ups to the next level with model Cara Delevingne.
Survival strategies for Brexit chaosSubscription
The second Brexit deadline has come and gone and there are no concrete plans for the next stage of the process. How is the UK fashion retail industry coping with the effect of prolonged uncertainty on business?
Danish brand Wood Wood puts down roots in SohoSubscription
Meet the latest Scandi brand to make its mark on London’s Soho shopping scene.
From Boohoo snapping up Karen Millen to Sports Direct rescuing Jack Wills, a spate of acquisitions is changing the make-up of UK fashion retail.
The Bottega Veneta renaissanceSubscription
Heritage Italian leather brand Bottega Veneta is fashion’s ‘It’ label, and new creative director Daniel Lee’s designs are causing a stir with commercial buyers and shoppers alike.
As the third phase of the Harrods “men’s revolution” opens, head of menswear Simon Longland discusses the strategy behind the relocation and redevelopment of the iconic department store’s men’s offer.