Emily Sutherland's stories
Mothercare calls in KPMGSubscription
Mothercare has drafted in restructuring experts KPMG to assess options for its struggling UK business.
Hudson's Bay to go privateSubscription
Hudson’s Bay Company, the Canadian department store firm that also owns Saks Fifth Avenue, has agreed to a buyout deal that will take the business private.
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.