Tag : retail
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months
Almost half of 18-to-34-year-olds prefer to shop for clothes in a physical store, a new survey has found.
Countdown to GDPR: are you ready?Subscription
With just over two weeks to go until the new data protection laws come into effect, Drapers asks legal experts for their advice on what retailers can do to ensure compliance – and avoid penalties – at this stage.
Next profits drop after “challenging” yearSubscription
Next has posted an 8.2% fall in operating profit year-on-year to £759.9m, in what the retailer dubbed its “most challenging” year in 25 years.
Drapers visits London landmark Battersea Power Station as it plans to transform into a shopping district to rival Oxford Street and Westfield.
Matalan opens franchises in European pushSubscription
Matalan has made its debut in Gibraltar with two franchise store openings, as part of a push to expand its retail presence in Europe.
Next tipped for profit dropSubscription
Retail giant Next is reportedly expected to post a fall in full-year profits when it reports its results later this week.
Drapers Investigates: Who owns the high street? Subscription
The structure of the UK high street is changing. New fascias are being added to the mix, and the fashion industry has been playing an extended game of “pass the parcel”, as a wave of companies change hands in high-profile acquisitions.
Concept store The Shop at Bluebird, which is owned by the Jigsaw group, has closed its standalone on King’s Road in Chelsea as it prepares to launch its flagship at Covent Garden’s Floral Street in London.
Seasalt to debut in LeedsSubscription
Cornish lifestyle brand Seasalt is set to open its first store in Leeds, after signing for a 1,200 sq ft unit at shopping arcade Victoria Gate.