Comment and Analysis
Retail’s big ambitionSubscription
Drapers outlines the challenges retailers may encounter when launching a multichannel strategy.
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.
Buyer, House of Fraser, aged 29
Designer, House of Fraser, aged 29
Head of online selling, House of Fraser, aged 29
Fashion’s got talentSubscription
A new starter’s potential may be staring an employer in the face, or may need a little more help to blossom. So how can you tell if they have the talent to become your next head of design? Recruiters and bosses reveal how they identify and nurture their staff.
New store on the blockSubscription
John Reid has not only taken on the challenge of starting up a new indie in Bristol, he has also agreed to chart the ups and downs of his retail adventure in a regular column for Drapers.
There’s a lot in a name that you knowSubscription
This week Barbara Hulanicki issued a stinging attack on department store chain House of Fraser’s relaunch of the Biba brand she founded, and used the blaze of publicity to announce her own design deal with George at Asda (as revealed exclusively on Drapersonline.com, September 29).
Why it’s worth investing in tomorrow’s leadersSubscription
Drapers hosted 100 bright young fashion stars at its inaugural Next Generation Academy event at London’s Soho Hotel last week.
House of FraserSubscription