Rebecca Thomson's stories
Collaboration 'key to saving high street'Subscription
Collaboration is key to saving the high street, Tony Mannix, chief executive of logistics firm Clipper, said at Drapers Fashion Forum today.
Drapers has launched a new mini-site, Guide to Growth, dedicated to helping retailers achieve growth, by answering questions and solving challenges they are facing.
How to achieve growth in a difficult climate Subscription
Our new report, Growth in a Changing Economy, explores how fashion brands and retailers can achieve growth in an uncertain climate.
Winser London gets to work with Gillian AndersonSubscription
The womenswear brand is growing globally on the back of women’s increasing demand for modern workwear.
The Connected Consumer – Drapers’ multichannel customer insight report – shines a light on how fashion shoppers are using mobile, social and store shopping.
How multichannel fashion is evolving in 2019 Subscription
The year is already shaping up to be an interesting one in UK multichannel fashion: several trends are developing, and new technologies are emerging on the horizon.
Customers’ expectations are changing, and retailers at the Drapers Digital Festival described how they are adapting.
Dune's plans to improve retention and returnsSubscription
Retailers need to focus more on the post-purchase experience, speakers at the Drapers Digital Festival said today.
Mango’s three-point innovation strategySubscription
Roger Graell Sole, ecommerce director at Mango, explained the retailer’s approach to innovation at Drapers Digital Festival.
More than three-quarters of Generation Z and millennial shoppers say that sustainability is important to them, new Drapers research has shown.
Gen Z and Millennials Subscription
Between them, Generation Z and millennials – broadly, shoppers in their late teens, twenties and thirties – attract endless attention, and represent fashion’s consumers of both the present and future.
Five ways AI is working for fashion retailersSubscription
It’s not just a buzzword – artificial intelligence is changing how retailers do business in tangible ways. In our new report, we speak to some of the retailers using the technology about how AI is changing things for them.
Long-term success in fashion depends on brands’ ability to adapt to broad, structural changes in the way consumers want to shop.
From the use of post-consumer cotton waste in packaging to a peer-to-peer rental wardrobe platform, five start-ups presented leading-edge ideas at the Drapers Sustainable Fashion conference in London today.
Drapers multichannel trends report 2019Subscription
Drapers’ multichannel trends report explores the most important trends in cross channel retail this year. Download it here for interviews with River Island, M&S, Mango and more.
Key fashion retail takeaways from NRF 2019Subscription
The latest conference of the National Retail Federation in the US showed that tech changes do not erase retail’s most important fundamentals
Retailers are starting to reap the benefits of customer reviews. Our new Drapers Guide explores why..
Fashion's top tech innovations in 2018 Subscription
Technology became an ever-more-essential part of fashion retail in 2018. Drapers looks back at some of the year’s most interesting developments.
Canada's golden goose Subscription
With the launch of footwear on the cards and a Beijing flagship about to open, luxury outerwear brand Canada Goose is primed for growth.
China’s rising digital stars Subscription
Alibaba and JD.com remain prominent, but several other platforms are making big inroads into the world’s biggest ecommerce market. Drapers investigates China’s emerging online leaders.