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Emily Sutherland

Emily Sutherland is a features writer at Drapers, writing about a wide range of issues including ecommerce, technology and multichannel retail.  She joined the Drapers team in 2016 and has previously worked on titles in the hospitality industry.

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    British Fashion Council sharpens business focusSubscription

    17 September 2018

    British Fashion Council (BFC) chairman Stephanie Phair has said the organisation will embrace change and outlined a renewed focus on business, as she opened the spring 19 edition of London Fashion Week at 180 Strand on Friday.

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    Coast owner to accelerate sale Subscription

    17 September 2018

    The owner of Coast, Warehouse and Oasis, has accelerated plans to find a new buyer for the fashion chains in the wake of the collapse of House of Fraser, Sky News has reported.

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    Update: Sports Direct on Magasin du Nord saleSubscription

    17 September 2018

    Sports Direct said it has not been formally approached by Debenhams with details of an offer for its Danish department store chain Magasin du Nord, following reports that it has threatened to block a sale.

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    Boohoo appoints new CEO in board reshuffle Subscription

    17 September 2018

    Fast fashion retailer Boohoo Group has appointed Primark chief operating officer John Lyttle as its chief executive as part of a top-level reshuffle. 

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    Global warming: Pantone's colour trends for spring 19Subscription

    14 September 2018

    Global trend forecaster and colour consultancy the Pantone Color Institute has named the 12 top colour trends for spring 19.

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    What skills do retail leaders need today?Subscription

    13 September 2018Comments (1)

    Challenging times require strong leadership. Nowhere is this more true than on the UK high street, where fashion bosses are battling a sluggish economy and shaky consumer confidence in an ever-changing retail industry 

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    Defiant chairman defends John Lewis price promiseSubscription

    13 September 2018Comments (3)

    Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, has reiterated the retailer’s commitment to its “Never Knowingly Undersold” price promise, despite “unprecedented” levels of promotion on the UK high street.

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    Seasalt wins £16m investment to expandSubscription

    12 September 2018

    Cornish lifestyle brand Seasalt has received a £16m cash injection to invest in the expansion of its store estate, create an additional 700 jobs and improve customer experience.

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    Alibaba co-founder to retire Subscription

    10 September 2018

    Jack Ma, co-founder and executive chairman of Chinese etailer Alibaba, has announced he is retiring.

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    Sales rise expected at Primark Subscription

    10 September 2018

    Sales at Primark for the 52 weeks to 15 September 2018 are expected to be up 5.5% year on year on a constant-currency basis.

All by Emily Sutherland