Isabella Fish is a reporter at Drapers, covering womenswear and finance across the magazine and website. She joined the Drapers team in 2019, having previously worked at the Daily Mail as a news reporter.
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Lululemon closes China stores amid coronavirusSubscription
Canadian activewear giant Lululemon has been forced to close many of its stores in China because of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Castore reveals second store locationSubscription
Sportswear brand Castore has chosen shopping centre Liverpool One as the location for its second store, marking its bricks-and-mortar debut outside of London.
TJ Hughes outlet owner to appoint administratorsSubscription
Lewis’s Home Retail Limited, which owns TJ Hughes and Paul Simon Curtain Superstores outlet divisions, has filed notice that it will appoint administrators for its outlet business.
Boux Avenue drafts in advisers Subscription
Lingerie and swimwear retailer Boux Avenue has appointed restructuring expert Deloitte to conduct a review of the business.
Expansion boosts Primark revenues Subscription
Revenues at Primark are expected to be 4.2% ahead of last year for the 24 weeks to 29 February, driven by increased retail selling space – but it has warned of a potential impact from the coronavirus crisis on the supply of certain lines later this year.
Insolvency costs hit seven-year highSubscription
The amount paid out by the government’s insolvency service has risen to its highest level in seven years, news figures obtained by property adviser Altus Group show.
Raf Simons joins PradaSubscription
Luxury Italian brand Prada has appointed Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons as its new co-creative director.
The Metropolitan Police service has today launched live facial recognition technology at key locations in London’s Westminster, including Oxford Street and Regent Street.
Toast opens seventh London store Subscription
Womenswear retailer Toast opened its seventh London store this week, on Dering Street in Mayfair.
Gymshark to open first pop-up store Subscription
Clothing brand Gymshark has announced that it is opening its first-ever pop-up store in Central London on 28 February.