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This week we launch the first of our sector-by-sector Hit or Miss series with a visit to the new Westgate Oxford shopping centre to focus on the womenswear offer.
Retail veteran Bill Grimsey explains why he is conducting a second review into Britain’s high streets and how retailers can prepare for the future.
As 29 March marks the one-year countdown to leaving the European Union, British Retail Consortium chief executive Helen Dickinson details the unresolved issues negotiators need to address to ensure a fair Brexit.
Now that M&S has announced its much-anticipated fashion team restructure, are the right people in place to turn ailing sales around?
Today, LVMH-owned French fashion house Louis Vuitton announced Virgil Abloh, a leading name in the industry’s streetwear-focused movement, as its new artistic director of menswear.
Last week I wrote that the high street is not dead. This week proves it.
Exhibitors reported high-quality buyers but lighter footfall at the spring 19 edition of London’s textile fair Texfusion.
The influence of social media and its implications for brands and retailers was up for discussion last week at an expert panel in London’s Soho Collective.
As the social media platform finally launches its much-anticipated Shopping update in the UK, Drapers reveals some top tips to boost sales for businesses big and small.
Drapers examines the new Scandinavian womenswear brand offer at department store Debenhams
The evolution of the high street is by no means a new topic, but it is one retailers are grappling with as trading gets tougher and the pace of change increases.
Bobby Lane, business adviser and partner at Blick Rothenberg, discusses what impact the chancellor’s Spring Statement mightl have on fashion retail.
AI is emerging as a useful way to get new ideas from datasets whose size and complexity would have made them previously too difficult to analyse.
International Women’s Day this week gave us the opportunity to celebrate women across the industry and to push for gender equality.
Riccardo Tisci’s appointment as Burberry’s new chief creative officer has sent the brand’s share price up over 5% but what does it mean in fashion stakes for Britain’s leading luxury brand?
Florent Courau, managing director of JD.com’s newly opened Paris office, explains why brands that want to enter the Chinese market need to up their game – and fast.
As trade shows evolve and change to stay relevant, Drapers’ Graeme Moran asks whether there is a future in trade shows that exhibit no product.
The vibrant autumn 18 edition of Italian womenswear trade show White Milan was a celebration of all things Italian for brands and buyers alike.
A Westfield shopping mall, Steven Spielberg and a virtual reality start-up aren’t the likeliest of bedfellows, but they offer a good example of the type of collaborative project the retail industry is going to need more of.
It seems no sector is immune to the challenges facing the market right now, and this week brought redundancy announcements from fast fashion operators Missguided and Public ...