Emily Sutherland's stories
High street braced for gloomy Christmas Subscription
The UK high street is facing a disappointing festive season as concerns over Brexit cause shoppers to rein in their spending.
A new report from New West End Company and Springwise considers the shape of retail in the next decade. Drapers brought together retailers to debate how the industry can redefine itself.
Why carbon neutrality is in fashionSubscription
In the race to cut carbon emissions some brands and retailers are in danger of “greenwashing”.
Sandersons: independent pride of SheffieldSubscription
Mark Dransfield believes in the power of retail, and has transformed a Sheffield town with Sandersons Boutique Store.
BRC applauds government's plastic crackdownSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed plans put forward by the government in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech to dramatically reduce the use of plastic.
Sports Direct demands probe into Nike and Adidas Subscription
Sports Direct has called for an investigation into the dominance of certain ”must-have’” brands – namely Nike and Adidas – in the sportswear market.
Monki trials social shopping Subscription
Young fashion retailer Monki has launched two new social shopping initiatives.
Quiz battles tough retail climateSubscription
Group revenue and store footfall fell at Quiz in the six months to 30 September as it continues to battle a “very challenging” retail backdrop.
The magic of merch for fashion retailers Subscription
Drapers explores why retailers and brands are jumping on the bandwagon for merchandise from musicians, TV shows and films
Three essential tips for building a brandSubscription
Linzi Boyd, founder of brand-building business BoB, took to the stage at the Drapers Fashion Forum in London this morning to share how businesses can create an emotional connection with their customers.