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Grace Whelan

Grace Whelan

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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  • boris johnson

    Industry questions new PM's prioritiesSubscription

    23 July 2019Comments (1)

    The UK fashion industry has questioned new prime minister Boris Johnson’s support for British businesses and raised concerns over the strong possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

  • white stuff st ives

    White Stuff to cut store staff rolesSubscription

    23 July 2019Comments (1)

    British lifestyle brand White Stuff has put four levels of store staff roles into consultation as part of its ongoing business transformation, Drapers has learned.

  • the mall walthamstow

    Fire hits Walthamstow shopping centreSubscription

    22 July 2019

    A fire broke out at The Mall in Walthamstow, east London this morning, causing damage to the roof of the Capital and Regional-owned centre. 

  • Boohoo june 2019

    Boohoo dominates Love Island tweetsSubscription

    19 July 2019

    Boohoo is the fast-fashion brand most associated with Love Island on Twitter, new research has shown.

  • Bernard arnault

    LVMH boss is world's second-richest manSubscription

    19 July 2019

    Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of luxury brand group LVMH, has become the world’s second-richest person, overtaking Microsoft founder Bill Gates. 

  • Gerry Weber

    Gerry Weber to close all UK storesSubscription

    19 July 2019

    German womenswear brand Gerry Weber will close all of its UK stores, as its parent company continues to undergo financial restructuring, Drapers can reveal. 

  • Asia no.1 warehouse in shanghai

    Inside’s robot-powered revolutionSubscription

    18 July 2019

    Drapers visits Chinese ecommerce giant’s headquarters to find out how developments in its fulfilment capabilities could benefit UK brands.

  • debenhams

    Debenhams poised to ask for further investmentSubscription

    18 July 2019

    Debenhams may ask for additional funding from its lending syndicate before the end of the year, Drapers understands. 

  • RRL newburgh street

    Ralph Lauren's RRL opens first UK storeSubscription

    18 July 2019

    Ralph Lauren’s vintage-inspired brand, RRL, has opened its first standalone UK store at 3 Newburgh Street in Carnaby, London. 

  • cifonelli

    Parisian heritage tailor Cifonelli opens in LondonSubscription

    18 July 2019

    Parisian bespoke and ready-to-wear tailor, Cifonelli, will open its first UK store in London this September. 

All by Grace Whelan