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New accessible shopping day Purple Tuesday will launch on 13 November with the backing of some of the UK’s biggest retailers. Drapers investigates how the industry is improving its accessibility and inclusivity.
St Helens-based designer fashion retailer OD’s won its second Drapers Independents Award last month, this time for its refreshed childrenswear business.
As 2018 draws to a close, many in the industry will be breathing a sigh of relief. For some, it has been an incredibly difficult 12 months.
Struggling Superdry is betting on a new kidswear collection to help turn the business around, but its success will hang on the strength of the product, industry experts have said.
This week, we were once again gripped by a parliamentary committee hearing, this time featuring the formidable Mike Ashley.
This week we gathered the industry’s greatest at London’s Roundhouse in Camden to celebrate the very best of the fashion sector at the annual Drapers Awards.
Bricks-and-mortar retailers are under pressure to evolve quickly to meet changing consumer behaviours and landlords must adapt to changing retailer requirements.
Black Friday has been plagued with issues since the US shopping event first arrived on these shores.
Archie Hume, managing director of independent fashion retailer A Hume Country Clothing, is taking a stand against Black Friday discounting
The high street is changing at a faster pace than ever before, and some town centres are becoming virtually unrecognisable as big-name retailers scale back their store portfolios.
This week we gained more insight into how some of the high street’s biggest names are refocusing their strategies to tackle ongoing trading headwinds.
The environmental audit committee, led by Mary Creagh, is halfway through investigating the social and environmental impact of disposable fast fashion and the wider UK industry.
The allegations that Arcadia Group boss Sir Philip Green bullied, racially abused and sexually harassed some of his employees have sent ripples through the industry.
Social media has become a daily obsession for many consumers, and savvy brands have embraced these channels to maximise engagement and – until now indirectly – drive sales.
As retailers do everything they can to attract shoppers into stores, why are so many on the high street offering disappointing levels of customer service?
Generation Z – those born since 1995 – are the all-important next generation of consumers. So how are they shopping for fashion?
Six years ago, serial entrepreneur Kieran O’Neill launched a small start-up business that combined technology and fashion to offer men a personal styling service. This week, that business has received $22m (£16.7m) in funding, bringing its total investment to more than $40m (£30.4m).