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Emily Sutherland

Emily Sutherland

Emily Sutherland is a features writer at Drapers, covering a wide range of issues, including ecommerce, technology and multichannel retail.  She joined the Drapers team in 2016 and  previously worked on titles in the hospitality industry.

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    Consumer confidence close to record low Subscription

    5 June 2020

    Consumer confidence is hovering around a record low as the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to bite.

  • Gap

    Sales plummet at Gap as pandemic bites Subscription

    5 June 2020

    Gap Inc has reported a $1.2bn (£940m) operating loss during the first quarter of its 2020 financial year as a result of to store closures and lost sales during the global Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Pitti postponed againSubscription

    5 June 2020

    The organisers of Florence trade shows Pitti Immagine have postponed all physical events until January 2021 as a result of low interest from exhibitors amid the difficulties facing fashion businesses.

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    Reiss unveils phased reopening plan Subscription

    2 June 2020

    Reiss has become the latest high street name to announce a phased reopening of stores in England from 15 June.

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    M&S reveals reopening plansSubscription

    2 June 2020

    Marks & Spencer has outlined its plans to keep customers safe when the majority of its clothing space is given the green light to reopen on 15 June. 

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    Monsoon seeks rent dealsSubscription

    2 June 2020Comments (1)

    Monsoon Accessorize has warned landlords that they have a week to offer rent waivers or it will shut stores.

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    Ann Summers CEO's learnings from lockdownSubscription

    29 May 2020

    Jacqueline Gold, CEO of high street lingerie chain Ann Summers, told Drapers Connects about how the business will approach the end of lockdown, why retail must come together and how she has overcome challenges throughout her career in fashion.

  • debt index

    How will fashion retail manage its Covid-19 debt burden?Subscription

    28 May 2020

    Government-backed loans have helped fashion businesses to survive lockdown. But retailers, brands and manufacturers that have borrowed these lifelines will have to bear a heavy debt burden.

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    What does the fitting room guidance mean for fashion retail? Subscription

    27 May 2020Comments (3)

    Closed fitting rooms and quarantined returns take the shine off reopening for retailers

  • David Atkins, Hammerson

    Hammerson CEO David Atkins steps down Subscription

    27 May 2020

    Atkins will remain in his role until spring 2021 whilst the shopper centre owner’s board searches for a successor.

All by Emily Sutherland