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Independents News & Features

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Mailbox Birmingham signs premium menswear indiesSubscription

11 July 2018 By Tim Clark

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Shoppers want more stores on the high streetSubscription

2 July 2018 By Kaisha Langton

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Trouva expands to BerlinSubscription

18 June 2018 By Emily Seares

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Derbyshire womenswear independent to closeSubscription

7 June 2018 By Jessica Owen

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Founder of indie Xile dies aged 71Subscription

18 May 2018 By Tim Clark

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Does fashion retail have a problem with disability?Subscription

2018 4 May By Kaisha Langton

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Indies struggle with payments after tough first quarterSubscription

24 April 2018 By Tim Clark

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The award-winning journey to the perfect fitSubscription

8 August 2018 By Kaisha Langton, Photography by Sophie Gerrard

Sarah Connelly used her long experience in lingerie and her “superpower” understanding of fit to launch Drapers Niche Fashion Retailer of the Year Odyssey Boutique.

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Inside LK Bennett founder's exclusive Atelier 75VideoSubscription

29 May 2018 By

Sitting moments from London’s bustling Regent Street, newly opened boutique Atelier 75 is a carefully curated new retail venture co-founded by LK Bennett founder Linda Bennett.

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50m: the Belgravia hot house for young design talentVideoSubscription

18 May 2018 By

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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Does fashion retail have a problem with disability?Subscription

2018 4 May By Kaisha Langton

Drapers investigates why people with disabilities are so invisible in the industry.

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Why independents need exclusives in their brand mixSubscription

17 April 2018 By

Going off the beaten track to find new brands is a tactic that helps independent retailers to thrive.

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