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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Coronavirus: Zalando to keep open warehousesSubscription
Zalando is keeping its warehouse and distribution centres open through the coronavirus crisis, while adhering to new government guidelines.
Hammerson collects 37% of quarterly rentsSubscription
As of the end of last week, shopping centre owner Hammerson received 37% of UK rent billed for the second quarter ending 25 March.
Coronavirus hits men's fashion weeks Subscription
Men’s summer fashion weeks in Paris, Milan and London have been cancelled or postponed due to the ongoing social distancing measures enforced across Europe in an attempt to quell the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Arcadia to defer pension paymentsSubscription
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group is planning to defer a series of contributions into its pension scheme in a bid to conserve cash through the coronavirus crisis.
Ted Baker appoints CEOSubscription
Ted Baker’s acting chief executive officer, Rachel Osbourne, is to take on the top role permanently, effective immediately.
Campaign group Save The High Street has launched a 12-week Covid-19 support programme, designed to help local businesses survive the ongoing health and economic crisis.
Mothercare has announced there has ”inevitably been some delays” with its UK franchise deal with Boots due to coronavirus.
The Monday Briefing: Arcadia, Zalando and H&MSubscription
What you missed from this weekend’s newspapers
The government has announced new insolvency measures to protect businesses and “help them emerge intact” from the coronavirus crisis.
Footasylum asks for rent-free Q3Subscription
Footasylum has approached landlords to request a three-month rent holiday for the third quarter from 25 June, Drapers can reveal.