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Emily Sutherland

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.

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  • Dr martens

    Sales grow at Dr MartensSubscription

    22 October 2018

    Group revenue at footwear brand Dr Martens jumped by 20% to £348.6m in the full year to 31 March 2018, driven by a particularly strong performance across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

  • Philip Hammond  Spring Budget

    Chancellor set to give £300m tax cut to deprived townsSubscription

    22 October 2018Comments (1)

    Chancellor Philip Hammond is reported to be considering a £300m tax cut for shops in Britain’s most deprived town centres in a bid to help the high street.

  • superdry

    Superdry 'headed in wrong direction', says co-founderSubscription

    22 October 2018Comments (2)

    Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton has warned the retailer is “on the wrong path” after a difficult start to the year.

  • Debenhams 002

    Debenhams could accelerate store closures Subscription

    22 October 2018Comments (2)

    Department store Debenhams is reported to be mulling axing its dividend and closing a raft of stores under emergency £100m cost-cutting plans.

  • Public desire autumn 18 (2)

    Public Desire debuts clothing range Subscription

    22 October 2018

    Fast fashion footwear etailer Public Desire has launched its first clothing collection today (Monday 22 October.)

  • Ghost aw18 (23)

    Bringing Ghost back to lifeSubscription

    18 October 2018

    As it prepares to launch new stores, Drapers talks to Ghost London’s creative director Sameera Azeem about breathing new life into the womenswear brand.

  • Man by Lipsy autumn 18

    How to attract menSubscription

    16 October 2018

    Drapers finds out how high street retailers better known for their womenswear offer are cashing in on the booming menswear market 

  • footasylum leeds

    Discounting hits profits at Footasylum Subscription

    16 October 2018

    Footwear retailer Footasylum swung to a loss of £4m in the 26 weeks to 25 August, compared with a profit of £2.3m for the same period the previous year.

  •  resized shop direct aw17 (6)

    Shop Direct to shutter 'expensive' clearance arm Subscription

    16 October 2018

    Shop Direct plans to close its Littlewoods Clearance arm, which sells unsold stocks from across the etailer’s brands, by the end of February next year.

  • Karen Millen bought Coast in a pre-pack administration this week

    Drapers Investigates: Are pre-packs a necessary evil for retail survival?Subscription

    12 October 2018Comments (6)

    Following the pre-pack administration purchase of Coast by Karen Millen this week, Drapers investigates the pros and cons of the process and what, if anything, can be done to make the process more transparent.

All by Emily Sutherland