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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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    Cautious footfall before the festive seasonSubscription

    18 November 2019

    Footfall dropped 4.7% for the week beginning 10 November compared with the previous year as consumers remain cautious ahead of the peak Christmas trading period. 

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    Healthcare workers the stars of Boden's ChristmasVideoSubscription

    18 November 2019

    Boden surprised a group of doctors, nurses and hospital staff with a festive makeover for its Christmas campaign this year. 

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    Chester Barrie owner closes branded businessSubscription

    14 November 2019

    Menswear supplier Prominent Europe is to close its branded business as part of a change in strategy by Japanese owner Itochu Corporation, Drapers can reveal. 

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    Sheffield steels for regenerationVideoSubscription

    14 November 2019

    After 25 years of delay, the redevelopment of Sheffield City Centre could finally lead to a modern mix of retail, leisure and workspace

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    Royal Mail injunction bans Christmas strikesSubscription

    14 November 2019

    Royal Mail has secured a High Court injunction against a union ballot that could have led to strike action in the run-up to Christmas. 

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    Burberry profits up despite hit from Hong KongSubscription

    14 November 2019

    Burberry has reported a 14% increase in adjusted operating profit to £203m for the six months to 28 September 2019. 

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    Nike pulls product from AmazonSubscription

    14 November 2019Comments (1)

    Nike is to stop selling its product on Amazon, as part of its ongoing strategy change to sell directly to customers. 

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    Losses deepen at British LandSubscription

    13 November 2019

    A beleaguered retail market has resulted in a loss before tax of £404m at landlord British Land for the six months to 30 September. 

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    Burberry stars celebrate love this ChristmasVideoSubscription

    13 November 2019

    Burberry’s first festive campaign under chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci celebrates love and union with a star-studded cast including former supermodel Carla Bruni. 

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    Oxford Street's 2022 transformation unveiledSubscription

    13 November 2019

    Oxford Street is to undergo a “radical” transformation that combines retail frontages with leisure, cultural and community spaces as part of a £2.9bn investment to turn London’s West End into an “international centre”.

All by Grace Whelan