Comment and Analysis
20. Nigel Oddy, chief executive, House of FraserSubscription
Be unique to avoid the Sale trapSubscription
The honeymoon period is over. No sooner had the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set foot back in good old Blighty than fashion retailers began battening down the hatches and manning the Sales.
Head of online selling, House of Fraser, aged 29
Brand debate roundtable: Redefining AquascutumSubscription
What do menswear buyers want from the new Aquascutum? The brand’s team were given the answers at a Drapers dinner.
Can a new top team turn around House of Fraser?Subscription
House of Fraser’s new chief executive, Alex Williamson, has been building his top team since his arrival at the department store chain in August.
Helen Dickinson, chief executive of the British Retail Consortium, tells Drapers how the government can ease the pressure on the high street.
House of Fraser’s announcement today that it is proposing to close 31 of its 59 stores is a sad but necessary development.
Customer deliveries: A retail pick-me-upSubscription
The growing popularity of click-and-collect presents an opportunity for retailers.
Wrangler has taken a tailored approach to denim to offer women the best-fitting jean, no matter their size.
Drapers Investigates: Who owns the high street? Subscription
The structure of the UK high street is changing. New fascias are being added to the mix, and the fashion industry has been playing an extended game of “pass the parcel”, as a wave of companies change hands in high-profile acquisitions.