Emily Sutherland's stories
Coronavirus to hit revenue at ZalandoSubscription
Zalando has warned revenue and gross merchandise value growth in the first quarter will fall below analyst’s expectations as consumers rein in spending during the coronavirus pandemic.
Consumer confidence dipsSubscription
Consumer confidence fell by two points in March and “lockdown Britain” can only expect further deterioration as the coronavirus crisis begins to bite.
Even before the current crisis, retailers were rethinking their approach to physical stores. Will they ever recover from the blanket closures?
Primark risks losing its top slot in the UK clothing market because of its lack of a transactional website.
Cleaning the jeans industrySubscription
Drapers speaks to brands about what they are doing to create greener jeans and how the denim industry can clean up its act.
Quiz issues coronavirus profit warningSubscription
Fast fashion retail Quiz has warned full-year profits will be impacted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Is Cambodia’s clothing industry unravelling?Subscription
Drapers examines the future of Cambodian garment sourcing following the European Union’s decision to withdraw trade privileges.
It has been a nightmare week for the world of fashion retail. The situation we are waking up to each morning was almost unimaginable less than a fortnight ago.
Communicating in a crisisSubscription
How should fashion approach talking to customers amid the coronavirus outbreak?
Coronavirus cloud hangs over buying seasonSubscription
Drapers assesses coronavirus’s potential impact on the upcoming trade show and buying season.
Coronavirus: Boden closes storesSubscription
Boden is the latest retailer to announce it will shutter stores amid the coronavirus outbreak.
First look: Monsoon launches sustainable rangeSubscription
Monsoon has launched an eight-piece sustainable collection called Ashoka.
Coronavirus: Selfridges to shorten store hours Subscription
Department store Selfridges will shorten opening hours at its stores from today (17 March) in a bid to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
Debenhams has asked landlords for a five-month rent holiday, starting immediately, as it struggles to deal with the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Moss Bros bought by Crew Clothing owner Subscription
The owner of Crew Clothing is to buy Moss Bros for £22.6m.
Digital service tax gets green light Subscription
The government has confirmed it will introduce a digital services tax to collect 2% of revenue made in the UK by companies such as Amazon and Facebook.
The female-led service shaking up personal shopping Subscription
Threads Styling founder Sophie Hill says “any time, any place, anywhere” is the new way for the luxury consumer to shop
Sustainability pioneer Ioanna Topouzoglou, founder of bag brand Mashu, raids her mum’s wardrobe for vintage fashion and is inspired by Mother of Pearl’s Amy Powney.
Circularity: can fashion close the loop? Subscription
Drapers explores the new circular models being embraced by the fashion industry, from repairing products to renting wardrobes.
Patagonia's mission to save the planetSubscription
Patagonia’s European head, Ryan Gellert, is leading the outdoorwear brand’s charge to make not just itself, but the whole industry, more sustainable.