Emily Sutherland's stories
Superdry warns on profit after weak festive trading Subscription
Peak trading performance at Superdry was “lower than expected”’ as the retailer battled unprecedented levels of discounting on the high street, subdued consumer demand and shortages of bestselling product.
Fly solo or join the band?Subscription
Drapers explores whether the fashion industry’s young talent should branch out alone or become part of a bigger business.
A Cold Wall grows up into a fashion house Subscription
Samuel Ross is taking one of London Fashion Week Men’s buzziest brands to Milan, where he will join the ranks of Prada, Giorgio Armani and Gucci.
High Streets Task Force locations revealed Subscription
The government has revealed the first 14 high streets across England to benefit from a task force that aims to revitalise town centres.
Slow start to John Lewis festive Sale Subscription
John Lewis & Partners has reported a “slower than usual” start to its festive promotions as sales at the department store dipped by 4.1% in the week to 29 December.
The decade fashion retail changed forever Subscription
As the industry prepares to welcome a new decade, Drapers looks back on the last 10 years
Several retailers were firmly on the acquisition trail throughout this year, most notably Sports Direct and Manchester-based fast fashion empire Boohoo.
The big people moves of 2019Subscription
It was another year of high-profile people moves in the world of retail. Turbulent times meant many retailers were seeking new leaders to help them weather the challenges ahead.
Sports Direct revenues riseSubscription
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct International has reported rising revenue and profits as the retail group reaps the rewards of acquisitions, a strong performance in its premium lifestyle division and the sale of its Shirebrook distribution centre.
The Hut Group investment reaches €1bnSubscription
Coggles owner The Hut Group (THG) is reported to have raised additional funding to reach a total of €1bn (£832m) of investment to help drive expansion plans.