Tag : ecommerce
Returns to jump on ‘takeback Thursday’Subscription
Returns of online purchases are expected to increase by 72% today, as shoppers take back unwanted and ill-fitting Christmas presents.
The Hut Group investment reaches €1bnSubscription
Coggles owner The Hut Group (THG) is reported to have raised additional funding to reach a total of €1bn (£832m) of investment to help drive expansion plans.
The Missguided rescue missionSubscription
Missguided suffered a dramatic fall from grace when profits crumbled in 2017. Founder and CEO Nitin Passi reveals the drastic action he took to turn the etailer round.
Drapers Hit or Miss: fashion rentalSubscription
As the rental fashion trends begins to take off, Drapers road tests four platforms offering consumers the chance to hire their wardrobes.
Gen Z's alternative social channelsSubscription
As Facebook and Instagram have become well established for retailers, and consumers spread their social attention to new platforms, Drapers looks into the success of four alternative platforms: TikTok, Snapchat, Twitch and Pinterest.
Trotters relaunch boosts online salesSubscription
Childrenswear retailer Trotters has recorded 50% growth in its ecommerce sales, 12 months on from relaunching its digital business.
Revenue soars at Global Fashion GroupSubscription
Global Fashion Group has announced a 16.9% jump in revenue to €928.3m (£795m) for the first nine months of 2019.
Alibaba hires executives to expand UK portfolio Subscription
Chinese retail giant Alibaba has reportedly hired a small team of executives at its London offices to build a UK portfolio.
'Fair' tax proposed for etailersSubscription
Digital and tech firms face new taxation proposed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) to ensure all multinational enterprises (MNEs) pay their “fair share”.
Winser London gets to work with Gillian AndersonSubscription
The womenswear brand is growing globally on the back of women’s increasing demand for modern workwear.
'Kylie', 'Kim' and the march of Missy EmpireSubscription
Manchester-based fast fashion etailer Missy Empire has a new headquarters and is primed for growth
Hush's quiet journey to a £40m lifestyle empireSubscription
Womenswear brand Hush has gained a devoted following by telling a brand story beyond its relaxed clothing offer
Drapers investigates the real costs of running an online operation for fashion retailers, and analyses what steps retailers can take to make the most of this fast-growing route to market.
In a demanding womenswear market, SilkFred’s Emma Watkinson has a unique dual approach to fashion retail.
Europe to overtake UK ecommerce growthSubscription
The UK’s ecommerce market is expected to grow by 9% a year to reach €231.2bn (£208bn) by 2021, but many European Union markets are likely to outstrip this growth rate.
Inside JD.com’s robot-powered revolutionSubscription
Drapers visits Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com’s headquarters to find out how developments in its fulfilment capabilities could benefit UK brands.
In the wake of Asos’s second profit warning in seven months, Stephen Springham, head of retail research at property consultancy Knight Frank argues that ecommerce is not a golden ticket to success.
24S: bringing Parisian luxury to ecommerce Subscription
Maud Barrionuevo, global buying director for luxury Parisian ecommerce site 24S, tells Drapers her lessons in luxury.
Content: the best ways to tell your brand storySubscription
Retailers are increasingly working with content – video, editorial, social media or podcasts – to build their brands and encourage sales. Five experts explain to Drapers how they are leveraging content to drive their businesses forward.
Maximilian Bittner, CEO of resale giant Vestiaire Collective, details his ambitious, industry-shifting ambitions for the fast-growing luxury platform.