AllSaints global chief operations officer Peter Wood, New Look menswear director Christopher Englinde, Hawes & Curtis chariman Touker Suleyman and Native Youth founder Ash Kumar discuss ways to stay fit for the future and tackle global headwinds head on.
They were among a number of fashion retail experts that spoke at Drapers Fashion Forum, held at 30 Euston Square in London on 4 October.
Read more of the highlights below.
- Retailers must up their game for success in China
- ‘Embrace the potential of cross-border commerce’
- ‘Sale and return’ jeans for eco-conscious denim wearers
- ‘Personal relationships are essential in a digital age’
- ‘Focus on innovative product to succeed in retail’ says Touker Suleyman
- ‘Tech change leads to culture change,’ says Anya Hindmarch IT director
- ‘Abandoned baskets are worth £5.5bn per year’
- Q&A international expansion, flash sales and future opportunities for retailers
- ‘3D is the future for garment production’
- How Finery London uses data insight to reduce returns
- New Look taps into ‘tribes’ in the booming menswear market
- Debenhams trading director: ‘We need to be season neutral’
- The end-to-end debate
- ‘Instinct essential in fast fashion’
- Digital and international key to riding retail storm, says AllSaints COO