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.
Fresh criticism from Superdry co-founder Subscription
Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton has put further pressure on the retailer by criticising its strategy in a note to the City.
Strathberry: from Scotland to the world Subscription
Scottish premium accessories brand Strathberry is growing its retail store estate on the back of a little celebrity sparkle.
US Polo Assn to debut with Arcadia and HoFSubscription
Menswear label US Polo Assn will launch in Arcadia Group’s multi-concept fascia Outfit and House of Fraser when the brand makes its UK debut next spring.
Retailers including House of Fraser, Jigsaw and JD Sports, the government and charity Retail Trust have joined forces to launch new retail qualification the Retail Leader Apprenticeship Degree.
Drapers explores why size inclusivity and body positivity are increasingly important topics in fashion.
Kering takes ecommerce in-house Subscription
French brand house Kering, which owns labels including Gucci, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, has said it will develop its own ecommerce sites by 2020.
Revenue rises at Quiz Subscription
Group revenue at Quiz rose by 19% to £66.7m in the six months to September 2018, despite what the fast fashion retailer labelled as “challenging external market conditions”.
Missguided boss under fire for parliamentary no-show Subscription
Missguided chief executive Nitin Passi has been criticised by environmental audit committee chair Mary Creagh after refusing to attend a hearing on sustainability in the fast fashion industry.
Intu buyout talks deadline pushed back againSubscription
Shopping centre owner Intu has further extended the deadline in talks to take the company private.
Chinese retailers drop Dolce & Gabbana Subscription
Several large Chinese etailers have pulled Dolce & Gabbana products from their platforms as the fallout continues from its controversial advertising campaign.