Harriet Brown is staff writer at Drapers, she covers news, fashion and features. She recently graduated from City University with an MA in magazine journalism and was previously a sub-editor at Digital Spy.
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Capco considers demergerSubscription
Property company Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) has announced it is considering splitting the business into two distinct London focused companies.
Topshop swings to £10.9m lossSubscription
Young fashion giant Topshop reported a £10.9m loss in the year to August 2017, as high street retailers continue to face tough trading conditions.
Footwear retailer Shoe Zone has announced rising profits and revenues for the six months to 31 March, as its Big Box store format and increasing online sales helped fuel growth.
M&S at 'turning point in its history'Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s CEO and chairman presented a united front on the need for change as they unveiled a further drop in profit in the retailer’s full-year results today.
Ahead of this year’s Graduate Fashion Week, which takes place on 3-6 June at the Old Truman Brewery in London, Drapers gives a sneak preview of some of the most promising collections from this year’s crop of graduates.
Drapers speaks to former fashion editor and co-founder of young fashion ecommerce site Own The Look, Olivia Cantillon, about “outfit dressing” and the pursuit of newness.
Tesco Direct to closeSubscription
Tesco has announced it will shut down its Tesco Direct website, which sells its F&F clothing brand and homewares, saying there is “no route to profitability” for the site.
Next introduces ‘CVA clause’ to demand rent cutsSubscription
Next is set to demand rent cuts from landlords that have cut rents for neighbouring retailers as part of company voluntary arrangements (CVA), The Sunday Times has reported.
Sainsbury's/Asda merger faces investigationSubscription
The proposed £12bn merger of supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda is set to face scrutiny from MPs.
Dr Martens poaches Cath Kidston chiefSubscription
Footwear brand Dr Martens has poached Cath Kidston CEO Kenny Wilson to lead the business.