Emily Sutherland's stories
Revenue and profits rise at InditexSubscription
Sales and profits climbed at Inditex in the first nine months of its 2019 financial year, attributed to its focus on “high-quality store environments, products and customer experience”.
Indian etailer Koovs rescued from administrationSubscription
The founder of Indian etailer Koovs has acquired the business and its assets after it failed to secure a £6.5m investment from its largest shareholder, Future Lifestyle Fashions, and collapsed into administration.
Amazon ups the ante on fashionSubscription
John Boumphrey, vice-president of Amazon Fashion Europe, plans to make the ecommerce giant “customers’ most-loved fashion destination”
Drapers Hit or Miss: fashion rentalSubscription
As the rental fashion trends begins to take off, Drapers road tests four platforms offering consumers the chance to hire their wardrobes.
Ted Baker warns of £25m inventory errorSubscription
Ted Baker has warned investors that it may have overstated the value of its inventory by up to £25m.
Sports Direct's Ashley settles US legal disputeSubscription
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has settled a US legal dispute, days after he was called to give evidence under international law.
A supplier is planning to sue the Chinese owner of Aquascutum and Gieves & Hawkes over unpaid invoices.
Allbirds joins Black Friday backlashSubscription
Sustainable footwear brand Allbirds will empty its London flagship this Black Friday (29 November) in a bid to encourage more conscious consumerism.
Consumer group slams Black Friday 'hype'Subscription
Many Black Friday discounts do not offer shoppers genuine deals, research by consumer group Which? has shown.
Marching Aigle to a new audience Subscription
Aigle’s Arnaud Banizette is a lifelong fan of the brand he manages in the UK.
Why Richard Price is a good fit for M&SSubscription
Drapers analyses how Richard Price will fare in one of fashion’s toughest jobs
M&S names new clothing bossSubscription
Marks & Spencer has appointed F&F clothing boss Richard Price as its new managing director of clothing and home.
What John Lewis thinks men want Subscription
Drapers takes a tour of the rejuvenated menswear floor at John Lewis’s Oxford Street flagship and talks to customer experience director Peter Cross about what men want.
Drapers Hit or Miss: London department storesSubscription
London department stores face Drapers’ secret shopper’s scrutiny
Hammerson offloads Gloucester retail parkSubscription
Shopping centre owner Hammerson has sold Gloucester’s St Oswald retail park to the local authority for £54m, as it continues with its disposal programme.
Moss Bros poaches Ted Baker finance chiefSubscription
Moss Bros has appointed Ted Baker’s interim finance boss, Bill Adams, as its chief financial officer.
Revenues rise but losses widen at FarfetchSubscription
Revenue increased but losses grew at etailer Farfetch in what founder and chief executive José Neves described as a ‘fantastic’ third quarter.
Conservatives pledge to help 'left-behind' towns Subscription
The Conservatives have pledged to reduce business rates for small businesses in a bid to help ‘left-behind towns’ if they win the general election.
Retail sales slip in OctoberSubscription
Retail sales fell last month as consumers remain cautious about spending.
Zalando steps up to sustainabilitySubscription
Etailer Zalando is investing heavily in its sustainability strategy. Drapers headed to its headquarters in Berlin to learn more.