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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Henry Holland exits businessSubscription
Henry Holland, creative director and founder of House of Holland, has announced he will step back from the business and has appointed KPMG to seek investors.
Peter Pilotto to "take a break" to refocus brandSubscription
The design duo behind Peter Pilotto have announced they are pausing the brand to reasses its future.
Scotch & Soda’s creative director Marlou van Engelen loves hunting down treasures in flea markets across the world.
Sales up at TK Maxx ownerSubscription
Sales at TJX International, which operates discount retail chain TK Maxx in Europe and Australia, increased by 8% for the year to 1 February 2020.
Harvey Nichols marketing boss to departSubscription
Harvey Nichols’ group creative and marketing director, Deborah Bee, will leave the business in July after two years in the role.
Coronavirus: UK wedding dress shortageSubscription
UK wedding dress manufacturers’ stock levels have been affected by the Covid-19 coronavirus, MPs have been warned.
Intu secures credit extensionSubscription
Struggling shopping centre owner Intu has secured an extension to its credit facility with its lenders, on the condition that it can raise £1.3bn of equity.
Walmart mulls sale of Asda stakeSubscription
The US owner of Asda is considering the sale of a majority stake in the UK grocer.
Sales up as Zalando launches pre-owned categorySubscription
Zalando’s revenue grew 20.3% to €6.5bn (£5.5bn) for the 2019 financial year, after the Berlin-based etailer won 4.6 million more active customers.
Forever 21 appoints new CEOSubscription
Former H&M US boss Daniel Kulle has been appointed as Forever 21 chief executive after Authentic Brands Group (ABG) rescued the fast fashion retailer from administration last week.