Sports brands step up for sustainabilitySubscription
The sportswear sector is making the most of growing consumer interest in brands with sustainable credentials
Nike’s new store concept is tailored to the needs of a very specific local community and has been described by the retailer as an “experimental digital-meets-physical pilot”
What Oxford Street needs nowSubscription
Drapers ask retailers what should be done to future-proof Europe’s busiest shopping street following the scrapping of plans to pedestrianise it and delays to Crossrail.
Drapers investigates why big-name brands are banking on licensing for sales expansion and product extension when times get tough.
A lesson in retail theatre from Gentle Monster Subscription
Drapers looks at what retailers can learn from eyewear label Gentle Monster’s first UK store.
Watch and accessories label Abbott Lyon recently launched a womenswear range. Founder and managing director Jezz Skelton tells Drapers why the brand is branching out.
Inside the UK's first Hugo store from Hugo BossSubscription
German brand Hugo Boss has opened its first UK standalone Hugo menswear store as part of its realigned “two brand” strategy.
Chief executive officer Jan Stig Andersen tells Drapers why Danish outerwear brand Rains is betting on bricks and mortar.
Never Fully Dressed founder Lucy Aylen has gained a following for her wrap dresses, cheeky illustrated “Boob Ts” and signature prints. She is now taking her brand to new audiences in the UK and overseas.
Manufacturing a new UK clothing industrySubscription
In the face of Theresa May’s apparent acceptance of the prospect of a “no-deal Brexit”, Drapers considers whether the UK could once again become a clothes-manufacturing powerhouse.