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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Autonomy creditors owed almost £1m Subscription
External creditors to womenswear clothing brand Autonomy, including suppliers, are owed around £940,000 after the business went into administration in March.
Frasers Group has confirmed that its Sports Direct, Flannels and Jack Wills stores in England will reopen on 15 June in line with the government’s recent announcement.
Monsoon Accessorize on brink of administration Subscription
High street retailer Monsoon Accessorize is on the brink of administration, having suffered from the impacts of the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Capri Holdings to phase store reopeningsSubscription
Luxury fashion group, Capri Holdings, has said it hopes to have the majority of its EMEA and American stores open by early July 2020.
Zalando makes brand sustainability mandatorySubscription
German etailer Zalando has made a sustainability assessment mandatory for all of its private label and partner brands.
Copenhagen Fashion Week confirms date Subscription
Copenhagen Fashion Week is set to go ahead in August despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with slightly amended dates.
McArthurGlen to give rent relief Subscription
Designer outlet group McArthurGlen has launched a rent relief package to support its brand partners until the end of the year, amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Harrods to open Westfield outlet storeSubscription
Luxury department store Harrods is opening an outlet store at Westfield Shepherd’s Bush in July, to help shift excess stock from this season that has been unsold due to the coronavirus crisis.
How is Europe reopening its stores? Subscription
With non-essential retailers set to reopen from 15 June in England, find out how other European countries are easing restrictions.
Independent fashion retailers are “disappointed” at the two-week delay in non-essential stores being allowed to reopen, raising concerns over the financial impact of another fortnight without bricks-and-mortar retail trade.