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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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  • Moncler

    Moncler plays down Kering takeover rumoursSubscription

    6 December 2019

    The chief executive of Italian luxury brand Moncler, Remo Ruffini, has dampened speculation around a takeover by Kering. 

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    Next proposes warehouse expansionSubscription

    6 December 2019

    High street retailer Next is reportedly seeking planning permission to build a 777,000 sq ft warehouse in Yorkshire, creating more than 1,000 jobs.

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    Sports Direct offers up Lillywhites London leaseSubscription

    6 December 2019

    Sports Direct could be on the cusp of ditching its Lillywhites store on London’s Piccadilly Circus, having reportedly put its lease on the market. 

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    Revo junior vice-president announcedSubscription

    6 December 2019

    Commercial property body Revo has announced Philip Bier, the entrepreneur that brought Copenhagen’s Flying Tiger to the UK, as its junior vice-president. 

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    Ted Baker calls in advisersSubscription

    5 December 2019Comments (5)

    Ted Baker has appointed consultancy firm AlixPartners to conduct an in-depth review its operations after a troublesome year.

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    Are your Christmas windows the best in the land?Subscription

    5 December 2019

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

  • All Good Things Merry Hill

    Industry-backed sustainable retailer opens its doorsSubscription

    2 December 2019

    New sustainable retail concept All Good Things offers a new lease of life for brands’ dead stock. Launching with two stores, the retailer sells end of the line product from its premium brand partners including Joseph, Jigsaw and The Kooples, and is backed by a range of retail veterans. 

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    All Good Things: a sustainable concept powered by retail starsSubscription

    2 December 2019Comments (1)

    New sustainable retail concept, All Good Things, offers an innovative and overdue solution to retail’s landfill legacy.

  • Royal mail

    Royal Mail strike appeal rejectedSubscription

    29 November 2019

    A union appeal against the injunction preventing Royal Mail staff from striking ahead of Christmas has been rejected by the Court of Appeal. 

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    Intu calls in advisersSubscription

    29 November 2019

    Shopping centre owner Intu is reported to have drafted in advisers to work on a balance-sheet restructuring. 

All by Grace Whelan