The Drapers Interview: This week we visit the headquarters of Depop, the online shopping community for Generation Z, to find out how the self-styled “Ebay for the Snapchat generation” is connecting with the “influencers of influencers”.
Drapers magazine 2 November 2018
High Street Hit or Miss: Drapers’ secret shopper visited the Lexicon Bracknell to rate womenswear retailers: Dorothy Perkins, Fat Face, H&M, Jack Wills, Joules, Marks & Spencer, Next, New Look, Peacocks, Primark, River Island, Seasalt, Superdry and Topshop. Who came out top and who was a flop?
The sustainable imperative: Sustainability is becoming a business-critical issue for fashion brands and retailers – and they need to act now, or risk alienating consumers or falling foul of regulation.
Inside new stores: Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping destination in London’s King’s Cross, is redefining notions of the “retail mix”, while Allbirds, the US sustainable woollen shoe brand, has opened its first UK store in Covent Garden.