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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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    Monsoon Accessorize on brink of administration Subscription

    28 May 2020

    High street retailer Monsoon Accessorize is on the brink of administration, having suffered from the impacts of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. 

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    Capri Holdings to phase store reopeningsSubscription

    28 May 2020

    Luxury fashion group, Capri Holdings, has said it hopes to have the majority of its EMEA and American stores open by early July 2020. 

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    Zalando makes brand sustainability mandatorySubscription

    28 May 2020

    German etailer Zalando has made a sustainability assessment mandatory for all of its private label and partner brands. 

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    Copenhagen Fashion Week confirms date Subscription

    28 May 2020

    Copenhagen Fashion Week is set to go ahead in August despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with slightly amended dates.

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    McArthurGlen to give rent relief Subscription

    28 May 2020

    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. 

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    Harrods to open Westfield outlet storeSubscription

    28 May 2020

    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. 

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    How is Europe reopening its stores? Subscription

    26 May 2020

    With non-essential retailers set to reopen from 15 June in England, find out how other European countries are easing restrictions.

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    Reopening delay will have 'huge impact', say indiesSubscription

    26 May 2020Comments (1)

    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. 

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    Government launches £50m high street recovery fundSubscription

    26 May 2020Comments (1)

    The government has launched a new £50m fund for councils to support their local high streets to reopen safely after coronavirus. 

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    Tailoring in a socially distanced retail worldSubscription

    26 May 2020

    Virtual consultations, extended opening hours and home visiting services will be the reality for tailors when stores reopen under social distancing guidelines, Savile Row houses have told Drapers. 

All by Grace Whelan