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Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan is a news reporter at Drapers, specialising in menswear and property across the magazine and website. She joined the team in 2018 after graduating from City, University of London with an MA in magazine journalism. Personal industry interests include the developing role of tech in retail and British manufacturing.

Contact Info

Tel:
020 3953 2865
Email:
grace.whelan@emap.com

Stories

  • oxford street

    UK retailers' store-based profits halvedSubscription

    22 October 2019

    UK retailers have seen their store-based profit margins more than halve over the past eight years, new data has shown.

  • under armour

    Under Armour founder relinquishes CEO roleSubscription

    22 October 2019

    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down from his role as CEO of the business at the end of this year. 

  • brexit

    Brexit delay 'worst outcome' for retail Subscription

    22 October 2019

    Retail leaders have called for a quick resolution to Brexit, as continued uncertainty is “extending the agony” ahead of the crucial peak trading period.

  • In comfort: the brand has reintroduced stylish accents to its ranges

    Robert Perkins departs from HotterSubscription

    22 October 2019

    British Footwear Association (BFA) chairman, Robert Perkins, has left his role as chief operating officer at footwear business Hotter Shoes. 

  • Watt Brothers

    Scottish chain Watt Brothers falls into administration Subscription

    21 October 2019

    Scottish department store chain Watt Brothers has fallen into administration, making more than 200 members of staff redundant. 

  • Secretsales flatlay 1

    SecretSales to expand team as it repositions Subscription

    21 October 2019

    Flash Sale site SecretSales is expanding its team as it repositions to a multichannel offering, newly appointed group trading director Melanie Cottrell has revealed.

  • claire pearl hotter

    Hotter hires chief product officer Subscription

    21 October 2019

    Footwear business Hotter has appointed Claire Pearl as chief product officer, as part of a restructuring of its leadership team. 

  • Mamas & Papas opens in Next Bristol

    Mama & Papas seeks to exit storesSubscription

    18 October 2019

    Nursery and childrenswear brand Mamas & Papas is looking to exit several of its UK stores, after appointing Deloitte to advise on cost-cutting initiatives, Drapers can reveal. 

  • Lord Rose and Nigel Oddy

    Lord Rose backs Brexit dealSubscription

    18 October 2019Comments (4)

    Retail heavyweight and former Remain campaigner Lord Rose has urged MPs to vote in favour of the Brexit deal struck by prime minister Boris Johnson and the European Union yesterday.

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    Fashion struggles in 'desperate' third quarterSubscription

    18 October 2019

    Retail health in the third quarter of 2019 has surpassed the index’s historic low in the UK’s double-dip recession,  the KMPG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank has reported. 

All by Grace Whelan