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Independents News & Features

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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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Retailers report mixed Easter trading Subscription

4 April 2018 By Sara Spary

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Indies hoping for Easter boostSubscription

27 March 2018 By Pete Wise

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Sugarhill Boutique to rebrandSubscription

6 March 2018 By

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Cold snap stunts sales for footwear indiesSubscription

28 February 2018 By Caroline Parry

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The Hambledon launches online fashion offeringSubscription

28 February 2018 By Caroline Parry

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The Edit Boutique gears up for fourth store Subscription

19 February 2018 By Matthew Chapman

The Drapers Interview

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Why 'yummy mummies' are flocking to The EditVideoSubscription

2018 22 June By Kaisha Langton

Penny Rawson, founder of The Edit, scooped the Best Store Design prize at the Drapers Independents Awards last year, after opening four shops in under two years. She tells Drapers how she intends to build the business further and expand into new areas.

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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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