Emily Sutherland is a features writer at Drapers, writing about a wide range of issues including ecommerce, technology and multichannel retail. She joined the Drapers team in 2016 and has previously worked on titles in the hospitality industry.
Browns teams up with luxury rental platformSubscription
Browns has launched a pop-up with US-based rental and styling platform Armarium at the luxury retailer’s South Molton Street store.
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Toms, Disney and female empowermentSubscription
Ethical footwear brand Toms has teamed up with Disney for a collaboration that celebrates “princess power”.
Menswear trade show Pitti Uomo gets the spring 19 buying season off to a positive start
The Shop at Bluebird spreads its wings Subscription
Drapers meets the head of luxury concept store The Shop at Bluebird, Claire Miles, to discuss the retailer’s new Covent Garden home.
Henri Lloyd goes into administrationSubscription
Sailing clothing brand Henri Lloyd has appointed administrators, citing “challenging trading conditions on the high street”.
Retailers shutter 11.6m sq ft of store spaceSubscription
Retail space equivalent to 180 football pitches has been handed back to landlords as the high street continues to struggle.
Property owners are considering legal action against department store House of Fraser as it seeks to close 31 of its 59 stores in a company voluntary arrangement (CVA).
The power of the product dropSubscription
Drapers explores how technology is revolutionising the product drop model.
Nordstrom appoints former Mr Porter buying manager Subscription
US retailer Nordstrom has appointed former Mr Porter buying manager, Sam Lobban, in the newly created position of vice president of men’s designer and new concepts.