Tag : indies
The indies innovating with experiencesSubscription
Leading independent retailers share their top tips on creating the ultimate shopping experience.
Number of new indies increases Subscription
The number of independent retailers that opened new stores in the UK was up 4.5% year on year in 2018.
Spanx drops indie stockists Subscription
Lingerie independents have hit out at underwear brand Spanx’s decision to exit some independent retailers across the UK and Ireland, saying it has “pulled the rug from under them”.
Lingerie brands cancel spring 19 orders Subscription
Swimwear and lingerie brands Charnos and Lepel have cancelled their spring 19 orders after being sold to lingerie brand Pour Moi, Drapers can reveal.
Upbeat indies increase autumn 19 spendSubscription
Several independents have increased their autumn 19 buying budgets, despite Brexit headwinds and tough competition on the high street, Drapers can reveal.
What's selling now: contemporary fashion Subscription
Find out what’s selling now in the world of contemporary fashion
What’s selling now: premium fashionSubscription
Find out what’s selling now in the world of premium fashion
What's selling now: footwear Subscription
Find out what’s selling now in the world of footwear
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.
Julia Jaconelli’s eye for unique product and knowledge of her customers has led premium womenswear independent Courtyard to 20 years of success – and the award for Best Womenswear Independent at last year’s Drapers Independents Awards.