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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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    Ted Baker calls in advisersSubscription

    5 December 2019Comments (1)

    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!

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    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.

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    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. 

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    Black Friday boycott tracker 2019Subscription

    29 November 2019Comments (3)

    This year, a notable number of fashion brands have taken a sustainable stance against Black Friday. Drapers brings you the Black Friday boycotters. 

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    Consumer confidence flatlines ahead of electionSubscription

    29 November 2019

    November’s UK consumer confidence score marks nearly four years since the index was in positive territory. 

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    Buyer circles Dr MartensSubscription

    29 November 2019

    A US private equity firm is reported to be in talks to buy Dr Martens in a deal that could value the UK footwear brand at £1bn. 

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    Black Friday 2019 deal tracker: the latest discountsSubscription

    28 November 2019Comments (3)

    With Black Friday around the corner, one by one retailers are unveiling their discounts. Drapers brings you a round-up of the latest offers.

All by Grace Whelan