The £75,000 cost of reopening a storeSubscription
“Covid security” will require heavy investment, and retailers will still have to battle reduced footfall and consumer confidence if they reopen on 15 June.
Closed fitting rooms and quarantined returns take the shine off reopening for retailers
What is happening at Jigsaw? Subscription
After a mass boardroom exodus, questions have been raised over who is running Jigsaw. Drapers investigates.
Will M&S make a success of third-party brands?Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s long-awaited move to add third-party clothing and home brands to its online and in-store offer has been praised by industry insiders, but they warned the retailer must capitalise on the chance to broaden its customer base.
Drapers analyses why UK retailers are choosing to wind down their Irish arms, and the impact it is having on the country’s retail scene.
Increasingly, retailers and brands are adding masks to their product offer. But what challenges come with this new category for fashion?
US retail takes a kicking from Covid-19Subscription
The coronavirus epidemic is taking its toll on the fashion retail market in the world’s biggest economy.
Oasis and Warehouse Group: what went wrong? Subscription
The collapse of well-loved retailer Oasis and Warehouse Group has come as a huge blow to the industry. So, what went wrong?
Retailers face being left with mountains of unsold spring and summer stock. What can they do with all that excess inventory?
Who will buy crisis-hit fashion businesses?Subscription
As a wave of retailers put themselves up for sale, Drapers explores whether buyers will bite.