Jill Geoghegan's stories
Retail employment continues to fallSubscription
The total number of retail employees in the UK fell by 2.3% – equivalent to 72,000 jobs – in the second quarter of 2019, compared with 2018.
Scoop spring 20: Drapers' pick of the brands Subscription
See Drapers’ pick of the best new brands showing at the spring 20 edition of womenswear trade show Scoop.
Weekday to open three new UK shopsSubscription
H&M-owned retail chain Weekday is opening three new UK stores later this year.
French Connection has opened a new concept store, featuring retail and studio space, on London’s Duke Street.
Love Island boosts sales at I Saw it First Subscription
Fast fashion etailer I Saw It First had a 67% increase in sales month on month following its collaboration with ITV’s reality TV show Love Island, which started on 3 June.
Kontoor Brands hires new MDSubscription
Denim business Kontoor Brands, owner of Wrangler, Lee and Rock 7 Republic, has appointed Simon Fisher as its new managing director for EMEA.
Gant to open in east London Subscription
Gant has signed a deal to open its first store in east London in the 100 Liverpool Street development.
Boohoo to reduce payment terms to 14 daysSubscription
The Boohoo group has introduced new 14-day payment terms for its UK-based manufacturers.
Victoria Beckham CEO exits Subscription
Victoria Beckham chief executive Paolo Riva is to step down from his role for personal reasons, with immediate effect.
Coming soon: Drapers Fashion Forum 2019Subscription
This year’s Drapers Fashion Forum, taking place on 10 October at London’s County Hall, will focus on helping you to keep up with the consumer to make sure your business is fit for the future.