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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Oasis and Warehouse Group delays supplier payments Subscription
The Oasis and Warehouse Group has informed suppliers that it will be delaying payment terms, in an attempt to protect the business during the coronavirus outbreak.
Urban Outfitters invokes 'force majeure' terms Subscription
Urban Outfitters has written to suppliers informing them that it can no longer accept delivery of goods on purchase orders, and will cancel all undelivered orders, in a bid to protect the business during the coronavirus outbreak.
Industry launches £10m appeal for shop workersSubscription
Retail Trust, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Retail Week and World Retail Congress (RWRC) and have joined forces in a bid to raise £10m for retail colleagues who are facing financial distress as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has written to suppliers to inform them that it will be cancelling all orders and extending payment terms, in a bid to protect the business during the coronavirus outbreak.
Next halts online operations Subscription
Next has announced the temporary closure of its website, warehouse and distribution operations.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out a new financial support scheme for the self-employed.
River Island to close distribution centreSubscription
River Island has announced that it will be temporarily closing its distribution centre in Milton Keynes, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Arcadia ends fixed-term contracts earlySubscription
Arcadia Group has written to employees on fixed-term contracts to inform them that it will be ending their agreements early.
Asos pauses supplier deliveries Subscription
Asos has paused several incoming deliveries from suppliers and third-party brands as it makes adjustments to manage its stock throughout the coronavirus uncertainty.
Drapers’ survey of the impact of coronavirus on the fashion retail industry reveals the cost in terms of lost business and job cuts.