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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Liverpool One outlines reopening plansSubscription
Liverpool One shopping centre has set out some of the safety measures it will take to protect visitors and staff, following the government’s announcement that non-essential retail stores can reopen from 15 June.
Aldo UK collapses into administrationSubscription
The UK arm of Canadian footwear retailer Aldo Group has fallen into administration as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Further store closures loom at DebenhamsSubscription
Struggling department store chain Debenhams is in discussions with landlords about the possible permanent closure of a further five stores, and has saved two of its Hammerson-owned stores that were due to be taken over by Next.
Asics is aiming to reopen its UK stores on 15 June. when coronavirus lockdown measures are eased, the footwear brand’s vice-president EMEA Gary Raucher has told Drapers.
Debenhams cuts hundreds of head office rolesSubscription
Debenhams has today cut hundreds of head office roles following its second collapse into administration earlier this year, and has revealed its plans to reopen stores next month.
Businesses borrow £18bn in 'bounce back' loansSubscription
Small and medium-sized businesses have borrowed more than £18bn under the government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme in its first three weeks of operation.
HR director exits M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s HR director Harriet Hounsell has left after less than eight months in the role.
Macy's seeks £1bn in bond saleSubscription
US department store chain Macy’s is hoping to raise $1.1bn (£900m) in a property-backed bond offering, to help it through the coronavirus pandemic.
Joules plans phased store reopeningsSubscription
Joules will begin a “phased” reopening of stores from 15 June, when coronavirus lockdown measures are eased.
Boohoo buys remaining stake in PrettyLittleThingSubscription
Boohoo Group has purchased the remaining 34% of shares in PrettyLittleThing from its minority shareholders, including founder Umar Kamani, for an initial consideration of £269.8m.