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.
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McElhinneys unveils environmental Christmas campaignVideoSubscription
Independent department store McElhinneys has kicked off the festive season in Ballybofey, County Donegal, with the unveiling of its Christmas windows.
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Nobody's Child CEO to exitSubscription
Nobody’s Child CEO John Allen is to exit after a year in the role, having delivered significant change at the womenswear etailer.
US and Russian shoppers boost Christmas spendSubscription
Shoppers from the US and Russia will play a big role in boosting the UK economy in the run-up to Christmas, new data has shown.
Gieves & Hawkes has dedicated an entire room in its Savile Row store to Ettinger accessories.
Cautious footfall before the festive seasonSubscription
Footfall dropped 4.7% for the week beginning 10 November compared with the previous year as consumers remain cautious ahead of the peak Christmas trading period.
Healthcare workers the stars of Boden's ChristmasVideoSubscription
Boden surprised a group of doctors, nurses and hospital staff with a festive makeover for its Christmas campaign this year.
Chester Barrie owner closes branded businessSubscription
Menswear supplier Prominent Europe is to close its branded business as part of a change in strategy by Japanese owner Itochu Corporation, Drapers can reveal.
Sheffield steels for regenerationVideoSubscription
After 25 years of delay, the redevelopment of Sheffield City Centre could finally lead to a modern mix of retail, leisure and workspace
Royal Mail injunction bans Christmas strikesSubscription
Royal Mail has secured a High Court injunction against a union ballot that could have led to strike action in the run-up to Christmas.