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Coronavirus tracker: how the industry is reacting Subscription
Keep up to date with industry updates amid the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Limiting the number of customers allowed at any one time and no-contact return procedures are some of the measures the government is mulling over ahead of non-essential retail stores reopening.
Retailers face being left with mountains of unsold spring and summer stock. What can they do with all that excess inventory?
How Barbour pivoted to make NHS PPESubscription
No stranger to adaptation, British brand Barbour produced military garments at its factories during both world wars. It is now creating disposable gowns at its South Shields factory to support local NHS trusts in their battle against Covid-19. Managing director Steve Buck explains
How will stores reopen for business?Subscription
Drapers explores how retailers can encourage shoppers back to stores once lockdown lifts.
How are other countries lifting retail lockdown?Subscription
As both the Scottish and Welsh governments outline plans for a phased lifting of lockdown restrictions, Drapers examines how other nations are reopening retail.
Bringing fashion home: photography in a pandemicSubscription
Asos, Boohoo and Zara are among the retailers overcoming a lack of professional photoshoots with a new approach.
'I had to bypass NHS to make PPE for hospitals' Subscription
Christopher Nieper, CEO of womenswear brand and manufacturer David Nieper, explains how he responded to local hospitals’ needs for gowns and scrubs.
Fashion retailers are estimated to be facing up to £15bn in stock write-offs as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.
Drapers examines what Next reopening – and promptly reclosing – its website says about the future of retail