Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.
The rumour mill has been abuzz this week with speculation that Arcadia Group is up for sale following reports in The Sunday Times. While Sir Philip Green has fiercely denied these claims, it has firmly put the business – as well as the wider changes ...
Between Christopher Bailey bowing out at Burberry and Queen Elizabeth II’s surprise appearance, designers shone at a strong autumn 18 edition of London Fashion Week (16 – 20 February).
Drapers braves a snowy Paris to report on the latest trends from the spring 19 edition of textile fair Première Vision.
Mid-market mainstream Midlands trade show Moda stayed faithful to a traditional format, which pleased visitors and buyers alike.
After 17 years at the helm of Burberry, Christopher Bailey revealed a rainbow-filled, mishmash collection at London Fashion Week as he prepares to leave the brand.
Few fashion businesses can survive in the current market without a strong digital proposition.
As New Look faces more challenges, Drapers looks at what needs to be done to turn its fortunes around.
The autumn 18 edition of Milanese footwear trade show Micam (11-14 February) flourished this season as it mopped up exhibitors and buyers from the demise of Düsseldorf show GDS.
The autumn 18 edition of trade show Pure London was bustling with buyers in the main hall, and new sections added interest
Must-have brands are vital for independent retailers. But what happens when the competition hots up and bigger retailers want a piece of the pie? Deryane Tadd, owner of Drapers Award-winning premium womenswear store The Dressing Room in St Albans, examines the challenges facing independents when selling brands in the cut-throat world of online retail.
Womenswear is a tough market to be in right now, and the difficulties faced by some high street players – most recently East and New Look – underline the importance of having a clearly defined proposition.
A strong selection of brands, interesting new formats and a buzzing atmosphere across the Danish trade shows CIFF and Revolver, plus a busy fashion week schedule, made for a successful autumn 18 season.
Horns blared on west London’s King’s Road on Sunday as traffic built up as a result of the weekend roadworks, but inside the nearby Saatchi Gallery, premium womenswear trade show Scoop was its usual oasis of calm.
When we asked retailers at the end of last year for their predictions for 2018, there were a few recurring themes: uncertainty around Brexit, the importance of product and the increasing need to offer exceptional customer service.
Men’s and women’s wear trade show Jacket Required opened its doors in east London this week, drawing UK and international independent retailers and multiples to the Old Truman Brewery on 24-25 January.
Amid a series of departures at designer labels, rumours are swirling about who will replace Christopher Bailey at the top of the British label
It’s only the third week in January and the people moves merry-go-round is already spinning at full speed.
Arcadia Group’s latest demand for a discount from its suppliers
The Christmas trading results continue to flood in this, week bringing welcome news of sales uplifts at a disparate group of retailers, including JD Sports, Shop Direct, Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, Matalan and, perhaps most surprisingly, BHS.com.
It hasn’t been a happy start to 2018 for some retailers, but there are still many reasons to celebrate.
Andy Long, Pentland Brands’ first CEO from outside the family that owns it, is restructuring and expanding the business to beat the competition.
As the fashion industry played a game of pass the parcel with some of its key businesses, Drapers looks back at some of the firms that changed hands in 2017.