Grace Whelan's stories
Another top-level departure at M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s director of supply chain and logistics for clothing and home, Gordon Mowat, is leaving the business, as the retailer seeks to “move faster to address longstanding issues in the supply chain”, Drapers can reveal.
Sports Direct axes more Jack Wills storesSubscription
Sports Direct has announced the closure of a further five Jack Wills stores following its acquisition of the lifestyle brand last month.
Boohoo Group has poached Missguided’s Samantha Helligso to be the new CEO of MissPap, after buying the fast fashion etailer earlier this year.
Sunderland menswear independent Aphrodite has teamed up with Grenson, Oliver Spencer and Nudie Jeans to create three limited edition collaborations for its 25th anniversary.
Glamorous's sustainable collectionSubscription
Manchester-based young fashion label Glamorous is launching its first sustainable collection.
Used returns costing retailers £1.5bnSubscription
Dishonest returns from customers who are returning used items are costing UK retailers £1.5bn, new data shows.
The University of Arts London (UAL), which includes Central St Martins and London College of Fashion, has announced that all courses will now have compulsory modules in sustainable practice.
Towns overlooked for the Future High Streets Fund have called the selection process “naked political electioneering” on the part of the government.
Psyche launches standalone childrenswear siteSubscription
Middlesbrough-based premium independent Psyche has launched a dedicated designer kidswear website to focus on its junior offering.
Why steady Edinburgh is a retail magnetSubscription
Retailers describe the Scottish capital as a “bellwether”, relatively immune to the storm battering the UK market. Will the new Edinburgh St James scheme disrupt that stability?