Birmingham's burgeoning retail sceneVideoSubscription
It is the country’s second city, but is Birmingham the right location for retail expansion? Drapers takes a trip
With sophisticated, innovative and super-demanding consumers, the German retail market requires innovation from brands and retailers alike.
Drapers investigates the real costs of running an online operation for fashion retailers, and analyses what steps retailers can take to make the most of this fast-growing route to market.
Retail rents: the race to the bottomSubscription
Retailers are demanding rent cuts in the wake of an avalanche of company voluntary arrangements. But the long-term effect may be to undermine investment in retail property.
The brands Down Under: Aussie names to knowSubscription
Australian fashion labels are stretching their reach internationally and making an impact in the UK market.
Drapers brings you the latest update on the footwear market with our essential buying guide for the new season.
From soft pastels to acid brights and chunky sandals to cowboy boots, cover all women’s footwear bases for sping 20.
Buying Guide: make a splash with men’s footwearSubscription
Drapers’ edit of the new styles, fresh colourways and key trends to know in men’s footwear for spring 20.
Footwear brands side-step troubled timesSubscription
Despite this being a challenging time for the footwear industry, there are opportunities to excel in the spring 20 buying season.
Retailers’ new shops across the fashion spectrum are eschewing flashy layouts for simpler approaches that reflect their brand values
The UK is at a sustainability crossroads. Drapers looks to other countries for the most effective ways to reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact.
Copenhagen: spring 20 top picksSubscription
Drapers selects the new names to notes from Copenhagen Fashion Week and trade shows CIFF and Revolver.
What kids want: childrenswear brands to watchSubscription
Drapers’ rounds up the brands to know from the vibrant kidswear market.
The children's stories behind stellar salesSubscription
Demand for designer names and brands with a story to tell is helping the childrenwear market stay buoyant through difficult retail times.
Solid Moda gets ready for a rebootSubscription
Before a refresh next year, the spring 20 edition of Moda met with broad approval from visitors.
Moda spring 20: the best of the brands Subscription
See Drapers’ pick of the new brands and stand-out names from the spring 20 edition of contemporary trade show Moda at the NEC in Birmingham on 4-6 August. All prices are wholesale.
Childrenswear licensing group Brand Machine plans to grab more market share through product development and new partnerships.
Empowering up: body-positive lingerie brandsSubscription
Female shoppers are looking for comfort in their underwear and brands seek to empower increasingly demanding female customers. Here is the new generation of lingerie names to note in the market.
The brave new post-Brexit world of UK manufacturing Subscription
New prime minister Boris Johnson is preparing the nation to leave the European Union with or without a deal on 31 October. Drapers examines the challenges and opportunities for UK manufacturing.
What's behind the all-inclusive lingerie market?Subscription
Wider social trends continue to shape the lingerie market, and brands are responding with fresh, affordable styles.