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.
The unstoppable march of Dr MartensSubscription
Dr Martens CEO Kenny Wilson talks to Drapers about taking the famous footwear brand international – and rumours of a potential sale
Asos profit drop blamed on warehouse troublesSubscription
Online giant Asos has warned full-year profit before tax will be lower than expected after sales in Europe and the US were hit by teething troubles as the retailer overhauled its warehouses.
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia has lined up footwear brand Vans to fill the Oxford Street store previously occupied by Miss Selfridge.
John Lewis outlines new vision for menswearSubscription
John Lewis will unveil a new in-house menswear brand and revamp its existing Kin range for autumn 19, reflecting what the retailer described as its “most significant” investment in menswear to date.
Day on track to delist BonmarchéSubscription
Philip Day is on track to take womenswear retailer Bonmarché private and delist it from the London Stock Exchange after its last largest investor sold its stake.
Mytheresa's mission of global luxury expansion Subscription
Michael Kliger, president and chief executive of Mytheresa, has plans to expand the luxury retailer in both its offer and the markets it serves
Wool ups its athleisure gameSubscription
Technical innovation is making wool increasingly attractive to the athleisure market.
As Shop Direct’s Very marks its 10th anniversary, managing director of retail Sam Perkins and fashion director Emma Alexander reflect on the changing retail landscape and outline their plans for the next 10 years.
Special effects: the power of exclusive productSubscription
Barely a week goes by without a retailer unveiling a new “exclusive” collection. But are one-off collections and products simply a way of making noise?
Stepping upmarket in styleSubscription
Fashion-forward contemporary footwear at an affordable price point is enjoying a moment in the sun, and brands see opportunity for growth