Tag : retailer insight
Julie Schroer, senior creative manager at London womenswear independent Blaiz, Best Visual Merchandising and Store Design winner at the Drapers Independents Awards 2019, explains its award-winning approach.
Creative and technical skills are vital for a thriving UK fashion and textiles industry, but skills shortages and risks to the talent pipeline are among the most urgent challenges facing the sector, writes John West, director of skills and training at the UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT).
Brands and retailers need to widen their view and delight their customers to remain successful, writes Gerard Levy, owner of independent footwear retailer Spice London and footwear agency Gil Agencies.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force this Friday (25 May). Menswear designer Simon Carter, founder of the eponymous brand, recaps what retailers need to know about the wide-ranging legislation and explains why GDPR could be as much an opportunity as it is an imposition.
VF Corporation’s head of sustainability, Anna Maria Rugarli, explains how the multi-billion dollar business is approaching sustainability from the ground up.
As Dune celebrates its 25th anniversary, founder Daniel Rubin explains how the footwear retailer is staying fighting fit for the next quarter-century in retail.
Tom Joule, founder and chief brand officer at Joules, explains how he has grown it from a Leicestershire-based rural accessories business to an international listed lifestyle retailer.
Western Assembly co-founder Kiran Sumra explains why the emerging menswear business chose to go from etail to opening its first store amid the challenges of today’s tough high street.
Keeping an established brand relevant and popular over time is a tough challenge, especially as the market becomes more competitive with the arrival of new and international players, writes Meg Lustman, chief executive of Hobbs.
Gavin Haig, CEO of Belstaff, welcomes the opportunity to narrow the gender pay gap.