Jill Geoghegan's stories
Permira to snap up stake in Reformation Subscription
Private equity firm Permira Advisers is to acquire a majority stake in US ethical clothing brand Reformation.
Marks & Spencer’s managing director of clothing and home, Jill McDonald, could be about to leave the business, according to reports.
Vans launches loyalty programme in the UK Subscription
Casual footwear brand Vans has launched its loyalty programme, Vans Family, in the UK for the first time.
Primark founder Arthur Ryan diesSubscription
Founder, chairman and former chief executive of Primark, Arthur Ryan, has died after a short illness.
June washout fails to dampen fashion sales Subscription
Like-for-like fashion sales were up 4.8% year on year in June, the latest figures from BDO show.
Government launches new high street task force Subscription
A new high streets task force aiming to support local leaders to revitalise high streets and town centres has been launched by high streets minister Jake Berry.
The very best independent retailers, brands and suppliers in the UK and Ireland will battle it out to be crowned the winners at this year’s Drapers Independents Awards.
White Stuff ramps up sustainability plansSubscription
White Stuff is launching a series of environmentally friendly and ethical product ranges for autumn 19, as it moves towards becoming a more sustainable brand.
Staycations boost summer sales Subscription
Around half of UK shoppers are planning to holiday in Britain this summer because of concerns over Brexit, potentially boosting the economy by £5.3bn.
Shoppers urged to support indiesSubscription
Grass-roots campaign Independents’ Day is calling on shoppers to spend £5 at an independent retailer on 4 July.