Isabella Fish is a reporter at Drapers, covering womenswear and finance across the magazine and website. She joined the Drapers team in 2019, having previously worked at the Daily Mail as a news reporter.
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Drapers investigates the dominance of Nike and Adidas in the sportswear industry as they both shift toward direct-to-consumer strategies.
Superdry swings to a half-year loss Subscription
Superdry has swung to a loss before tax of £4.2m for the 26 weeks to 26 October, from a profit of £26.4m during the same period in 2018, in a ”year of reset” for the business.
Pentland sells £177m stake in JD Sports Subscription
Pentland Group, the largest shareholder in JD Sports, has sold a stake in the sportswear retailer worth £177m.
Business rates cut by 'just' £10m from 2021Subscription
Business rates for retailers will be cut by just 0.03% from 2021 under Conservative spending plans, research by advisory firm Altus Group has found.
High street retailers predict festive cheerSubscription
Retailers are optimistic ahead of the Christmas trading period, and are convinced this week’s election will not deter consumer spending in December.
“It’s a very sad day for the industry”, sources told Drapers, as Ted Baker veteran and CEO Lindsay Page quits amid another profit warning.
Lululemon COO to exit Subscription
Lululemon’s chief operating officer, Stuart Haselden, will leave the business in January to join luggage company Away.
First Look: Ganni's new Miami flagship Subscription
Danish womenswear brand Ganni has opened the doors to a new 1,400 sq ft flagship in the Miami Design District in Florida.
Nike settles claim by London indieSubscription
Nick Mavrides, owner of Ace Sports in London’s Kentish Town, has won a tribunal in the small claims court against sportswear conglomerate Nike.
Anthropologie to open in Winchester Subscription
Lifestyle retailer Anthropologie has announced that it will be opening a new store in Winchester, Hampshire, on 9 December.