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Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan is a news reporter at Drapers, specialising in menswear and property across the magazine and website. She joined the team in 2018 after graduating from City, University of London with an MA in magazine journalism. Personal industry interests include the developing role of tech in retail and British manufacturing.

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    New Look ready for fresh talentSubscription

    25 June 2019

    Following a return to operating profit, New Look is now positioned to recruit the talent needed to continue with its turnaround plan, the executive team told Drapers. 

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    H&M tops sustainable cotton sourcing rankingSubscription

    25 June 2019

    H&M, Gap, Adidas and Nike are among the global brands leading sustainable cotton sourcing, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) has revealed.

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    New Look hires interim chief customer officerSubscription

    25 June 2019

    New Look has appointed Karen Millen’s Louise English as interim chief customer officer, Drapers can reveal. 

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    Charles Tyrwhitt's staunch shirt strategySubscription

    25 June 2019

    Charles Tyrwhitt will remain competitive by avoiding the temptation to enter the overcrowded casualwear category, newly appointed chief executive Luke Kingsnorth, told Drapers.

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    Burberry introduces new sustainability targetsSubscription

    24 June 2019

    Burberry has added two new science-based sustainability targets concerning greenhouse gas emissions to its responsibility strategy for 2022. 

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    UK customer spend growth slowest in six yearsSubscription

    24 June 2019

    Britain is set to have the slowest growth in consumer spending in six years in 2019, recent research has show. 

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    Intu hit hardest by Monsoon CVASubscription

    24 June 2019

    Ailing shopping centre owner Intu faces the biggest threat from Monsoon Accessorize’s company voluntary arrangement. 

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    American landlords question Arcadia debtSubscription

    24 June 2019

    American landlords have questioned why Arcadia Group’s debts to certain suppliers fluctuated at the time of the second vote on the group’s company voluntary arrangement, potentially lessening landlords’ power to block it. 

  • Miss selfridge

    Miss Selfridge head of merchandising departs for BoohooSubscription

    21 June 2019

    Miss Selfridge’s head of merchandising, James Linsell, has left Arcadia Group to join Boohoo in the same role. 

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    Landlords may rally against Monsoon CVASubscription

    21 June 2019

    Landlords are showing resistance to Monsoon Accessorize’s company voluntary arrangement proposal, which asks for rent reductions of up to 65% across more than half of its stores, property sources have told Drapers.

All by Grace Whelan