Isabella Fish is a reporter at Drapers, covering womenswear and finance across the magazine and website. She joined the Drapers team in 2019, having previously worked at the Daily Mail as a news reporter.
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Sales at womenswear etailer Nobody’s Child were up 78% year on year for the month of July, as CEO John Allen’s new strategy began to take hold.
Sports Direct auditor Grant Thornton resigns Subscription
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has announced that Grant Thornton has decided not to seek reappointment as the company’s auditor.
Government urged to support creative educationSubscription
Fashion industry leaders have signed an open letter urging the government to recognise the “critical” role of creative education for young people, the creative industries, and for the economy as a whole.
Board changes at Moss Bros Subscription
Men’s tailoring specialist Moss Bros has appointed Avis Darzins as a non-executive director, joining on 1 September.
Retailers demand rent cuts on 500 storesSubscription
High street retailers River Island, Jack Wills and Schuh are pushing landlords to cut their store rents as tough trading and competitor company voluntary arrangements pile on the pressure.
River Island asks landlords for rent cutsSubscription
River Island is asking landlords to slash store rents by up to 40%, Drapers can reveal.
Max Mara UK boss extends his remitSubscription
Max Mara’s managing director of UK and Ireland, Andrea Ceglia, has been appointed as CEO of the group’s operations in Australia and New Zealand, Drapers can reveal.
Jack Wills’ new owner, Sports Direct, is asking landlords to accept rent-free tenancy agreements across some of its worst-performing stores, Drapers can reveal.
Copenhagen: spring 20 top picksSubscription
Drapers selects the new names to notes from Copenhagen Fashion Week and trade shows CIFF and Revolver.
Revolver Copenhagen to open second venueSubscription
From January 2020, Copenhagen trade show Revolver is expanding to a second venue, which will have a strong focus on Scandinavian brands.