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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Four injured in Manchester Arndale stabbingsSubscription
Three people have been stabbed and a further injured at an incident at Arndale Shopping Centre in Manchester City Centre.
Drapers independent survey deadline extendedSubscription
Drapers has extended the submission deadline for its first survey of the independent market to 18 October.
Guest designer announced for Pitti Uomo Subscription
Jil Sander has been announced as the guest designer at menswear trade show Pitti Immagine Uomo in January.
How to crack advertising for your marketSubscription
Castore founder Tom Beahon, Cat Footwear international marketing manager Gemma Little, and Sara Lewis, global brand director of Fashion Concierge at Farfetch gave insight on how to effectively navigate the changing advertising landscape at today’s Drapers Fashion Forum.
The secrets to customer-centric businessSubscription
Barbour UK MD Ryan Llewellyn-Pace, Seasalt CEO Paul Hayes and Greg Petro, president and CEO of First Insight, shared their advice on building a customer-centric business at today’s Drapers Fashion Forum.
Levi's 'change-it-up consumer journey'Subscription
“Agility in the marketplace is going to be the most important thing for any brand,” Levi Strauss & Co’s vice-president and managing director for northern Europe, Richard Hurren, told delegates today at the Drapers Fashion Forum.
Boohoo unveils World Mental Health Day T-shirtsSubscription
Boohoo has created a collection of T-shirts to support World Mental Health Day on 10 October, in partnership with the charity World Federation for Mental Health.
In The Style strengthens Asda tie-upSubscription
Fast fashion etailer In The Style and supermarket chain Asda have unveiled dual-branded lorries, as they strengthen their distribution deal.
New CEO at Stella McCartneySubscription
Luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney has appointed Moschino’s Gabriele Maggio as CEO as it embarks on its new partnership with minority owner LVMH.
Luxury fashion platform Farfetch has partnered with second-hand clothes donation service Thrift+, giving customers access to a free collection service for unwanted items in exchange for credit to use on the etailer’s site.