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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Ted Baker calls in advisersSubscription
Ted Baker has appointed consultancy firm AlixPartners to conduct an in-depth review its operations after a troublesome year.
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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.
New sustainable retail concept, All Good Things, offers an innovative and overdue solution to retail’s landfill legacy.
Royal Mail strike appeal rejectedSubscription
A union appeal against the injunction preventing Royal Mail staff from striking ahead of Christmas has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.
Intu calls in advisersSubscription
Shopping centre owner Intu is reported to have drafted in advisers to work on a balance-sheet restructuring.
Black Friday boycott tracker 2019Subscription
This year, a notable number of fashion brands have taken a sustainable stance against Black Friday. Drapers brings you the Black Friday boycotters.
Consumer confidence flatlines ahead of electionSubscription
November’s UK consumer confidence score marks nearly four years since the index was in positive territory.
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