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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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    Debenhams' turnaround gets personalSubscription

    1 April 2020

    Debenhams managing director of fashion and home Steven Cook is taking a regional and personalised approach to driving growth. 

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    Asos rebuts claims over unsafe warehouseSubscription

    1 April 2020

    Asos has denied claims from union GMB that its warehouse in Grimethorpe, Barnsley, is unsafe for workers under new coronavirus public health guidelines.

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    Coronavirus: Moody's puts Next under review for downgradeSubscription

    1 April 2020

    Despite expecting Next to ”successfully navigate” through coronavirus, credit rating agency Moody’s has placed the retailer on review for downgrade due to uncertainty over how long stores will remain closed and how quickly consumer demand will recover.

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    Capital & Regional collects half of quarterly rentsSubscription

    31 March 2020

    Shopping centre owner Capital & Regional has announced it has so far collected only half of its second-quarter rent from tenants as the economic impact of coronavirus continues to hit the retail sector. 

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    Non-executive director change at New LookSubscription

    31 March 2020

    New Look has appointed Stuart MacKenzie to its board as a non-executive director, following the departure of John Gnodde. 

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    Kipling appoints vice president Subscription

    31 March 2020

    VF Corporation has appointed Markus Hamm as vice president and general manager for Kipling in the EMEA region. 

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    Matalan offers warehouse workers furlough option Subscription

    31 March 2020

    Matalan has offered all warehouse workers the option to be placed on furlough, after coming under fire for its health and safety conditions amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

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    Beales creditors owed £17.6m Subscription

    31 March 2020

    Beales’ unsecured creditors, including suppliers, employees and landlords are owed around £17.6m, a report from administrator KPMG has shown.

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    Coronavirus: Zalando to keep open warehousesSubscription

    30 March 2020

    Zalando is keeping its warehouse and distribution centres open through the coronavirus crisis, while adhering to new government guidelines. 

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    Hammerson collects 37% of quarterly rentsSubscription

    30 March 2020

    As of the end of last week, shopping centre owner Hammerson received 37% of UK rent billed for the second quarter ending 25 March. 

All by Grace Whelan