Today’s fashion businesses have more customer data to sift through than ever before. The person helping retailers sort through this mountain of information is the data analyst.
Drapers speaks to five industry heavyweights to learn how they rose through the ranks and get their advice for those just getting started in the fashion industry
Perhaps one of the most popular careers in fashion, designers are responsible for creating clothing, accessories and footwear.
Crucial to successful trading, merchandisers are responsible for planning stock levels, predicting sales trends and ensuring businesses have the right product, in the right place
Part creative genius and part analytical whizz, buyers are in charge of making sure the right product ends up on a retailer’s shop floor.
Fashion retail is increasingly competitive, and has had its fair share of high-profile casualties in recent months.
The value of a strong technology team in retail is difficult to overstate.
The path from small start-up to fully fledged fashion empire can be a treacherous one, but there are ways to avoid the pitfalls that come with scaling up.
In a competitive market, what can retailers and fashion businesses do to recruit and nurture the next generation of talented technology professionals?