Emily Sutherland is a features writer at Drapers, covering a wide range of issues, including ecommerce, technology and multichannel retail. She joined the Drapers team in 2016 and previously worked on titles in the hospitality industry.
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Optimising your online operationsSubscription
Ecommerce is the only route to revenue for “non-essential” retail. Experts give their advice for brands and retailers to be at the top of their online game.
Authenticity, a flexible approach, and clear communication are the secrets to creating engaging content in a crisis, industry experts said in the latest Drapers Connects webinar.
Record fall for retail sales in AprilSubscription
British retail sales fell by a record 18.1% in April as shops were shuttered under lockdown restrictions, Office for National Statistics data shows.
Pandemic hits Burberry's bottom lineSubscription
Burberry has revealed a 62% drop in full-year profits to £169m as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and warned it could “take some time” before the luxury fashion industry recovers to pre-crisis levels.
Consumer confidence 'battered' by Covid-19Subscription
New data shows consumer confidence remains “battered and bruised”, despite the partial lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in the UK.
Coronavirus lessons from an Italian fashion CEO Subscription
Matteo Sinigaglia is CEO of denim label Replay. Born in Padua, northern Italy, and now based in Treviso, he talks to Drapers about how Italy is lifting lockdown and what British retail bosses can learn from their counterparts in Europe.
Marks & Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe has revealed plans to add third-party clothing and home brands to its ecommerce offer and selected larger stores in a bid to widen the retailer’s appeal.
Sales drop at N Brown as it secures new finance Subscription
Sales at N Brown Group have dropped by 25% in the last six weeks as the retailer fights a “very uncertain environment”.
French Connection seeks funding Subscription
French Connection has warned it could run out of cash over the next couple of months if it does not secure additional funding.
Cath Kidston creditors owed millionsSubscription
Unsecured creditors of Cath Kidston are owed around £90m and will only receive a small dividend after its pre-pack administration.