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Accent Clothing: flying the flag for Leeds independents VideoSubscription

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Martin Schneider, founder of Drapers Menswear Independent of the Year, Accent Clothing, reveals the family formula that keeps a 34-year-old store ahead of the pack.

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Primark opens Burnley storeSubscription

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Newton-Jones takes pay cut to return to MothercareSubscription

18 May 2018 By Tim Clark

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Poundland to launch trend-led Pep&Co collectionSubscription

18 May 2018 By Tim Clark

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Fashion sales boosted by good weatherSubscription

18 May 2018 By Tim Clark


Mothercare store closures revealedSubscription

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Founder of indie Xile dies aged 71Subscription

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George sales grow onlineSubscription

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Mothercare CVA shows 'retail is not working'Subscription

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50m: the Belgravia hot house for young design talentVideoSubscription


Opening next month in Belgravia, 50m is a new concept store seeking to support London’s young design talent. Ahead of the launch, Drapers speaks to one of the project’s founders, Paul Smyth, to find out more.

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High street preview: autumn 18 first lookSubscription


Get a first look at the upcoming autumn 18 collections and key trends from the high street’s biggest names.

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House style: why fashion retailers are moving into homeware Subscription


As Asos recruits for its first foray into own-brand homeware, Drapers looks at why fashion retailers are expanding into interiors. 

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How Zalora delivers in a market with more than 17,000 islandsSubscription


Drapers speaks to Giulio Xiloyannis, chief operating officer of Zalora, to find out how brand exclusivity and next-day delivery by canoe fuels its ecommerce dominance of the south-east Asian market.

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What H&M is doing to tackle its troublesSubscription


Like-for-like sales growth at H&M group has slumped over the past three years, suggesting the Swedish retailer is starting to lose its footing. Drapers examines why it is struggling and what it can do to win back its customers

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‘Modesty has become a macro-trend’: Modist's own-brand fashionSubscription


As the market for modest fashion grows, luxury etailer The Modist has launched its own-brand modesty-focused line to meet its customers’ needs.

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Future retail: the resurgence of the store


Drapers takes a look forward to the trends and technology that will define the direction of stores for the next 100 years of fashion retail. 

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Countdown to GDPR: are you ready?Subscription

By Annie Simon

With just over two weeks to go until the new data protection laws come into effect, Drapers asks legal experts for their advice on what retailers can do to ensure compliance – and avoid penalties – at this stage.

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Editor's Comment: High street needs government help, not CVAsSubscription

17 May 2018 By

Save the high street! It’s a cry we have heard for many years that continues as many big high street names struggle.

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Drapers Awards 2018 open for entrySubscription

23 February 2018 By

Entries are now open for the Drapers Awards 2018, which recognise and celebrate the best of the best in the fashion sector across the UK and Ireland.

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Carmel Clothing: global expansion and consistent performanceSubscription

Managing director Simon Blayne explains how Carmel Clothing is investing to stay ahead of the competition

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