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LK Bennett pauses online ordersSubscription

8 August 2018 By

LK Bennett’s website is not taking new orders and there is a delay in dispatching existing orders.

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Sustainability Scandi-style with Filippa K Subscription

3 July 2018 By

Environmental initiatives have been placed at the core of Swedish brand Filippa K, as founder Filippa Knutsson and sustainability director Elin Larsson explain


Retailers demand action on slaverySubscription

2 July 2018 By Grace Whelan

Marks & Spencer, Clarks and Tesco have joined the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in calling for government to take stronger action to eliminate slavery in the supply chain.


Denim a hit despite modest visitor numbers at Fashion SVPSubscription

28 June 2018 By Kaisha Langton

The new denim area proved popular with buyers at this season’s edition of manufacturing trade show Fashion SVP. However exhibitors reported lighter footfall than anticipated.

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How immigration shapes UK fashionSubscription

14 June 2018 By

Immigration was one of the biggest factors in the Brexit vote. Yet British fashion retail would be much poorer without the people who came to settle here

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Fashion SVP's Buzz Carter's take on manufacturing challengesSubscription

8 May 2018 By

Ahead of next month’s international sourcing trade show Fashion SVP in London, Drapers catches up with chief executive Buzz Carter about adding a denim area and why manufacturers need to be more in tune than ever with retailers’ needs.

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How far has transparency progressed since Rana Plaza?Subscription

30 April 2018 By

Five years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, Drapers examines whether the fashion industry has stepped up its efforts to improve supply chain transparency, and how it can benefit brands and retailers.

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Shop Direct rejects proposals to remain in ManchesterSubscription

18 April 2018 By

E-commerce business Shop Direct has rejected proposals from politicians and unions hoping to persuade the retailer to retain its Greater Manchester warehouses.

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M&S to close distribution centre putting 450 jobs at riskSubscription

17 April 2018 By

Marks & Spencer is closing its Hardwick distribution centre, near Warrington, putting 450 jobs at risk.

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Hype bags Samsung logistics deal in global pushSubscription

19 March 2018 By

Independent street label Hype has sealed a five-year logistics deal with Samsung’s fashion arm.

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How retailers can future-proof their logistics Subscription

16 March 2018 By Josephine Collins

Bots, drones and driverless cars may be grabbing the headlines, but for fashion retailers and brands, the key to future-proofing logistics will be using the right technology effectively.

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'Made in Manchester' is becoming a textiles realitySubscription

1 March 2018 By

British cotton is once again being spun in Manchester following a multimillion-pound investment in a new mill. Drapers explores the opportunities and challenges facing textile reshoring.

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Asos hosts Mauritius event to fight modern slaverySubscription

22 February 2018 By

Asos has teamed up with the British High Commission in Mauritius to host an event about the challenges of modern slavery.

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Amazon 'to trial own delivery service'Subscription

14 February 2018 By

 Amazon reportedly has plans to test a new delivery service using its own couriers rather than third party logistics partners. 

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Meet the Manufacturer rebrandsSubscription

8 February 2018 By

Make it British has changed the name of its annual trade show from Meet the Manufacturer to Make it British Live.

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