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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The Metropolitan Police service has today launched live facial recognition technology at key locations in London’s Westminster, including Oxford Street and Regent Street.
Toast opens seventh London store Subscription
Womenswear retailer Toast opened its seventh London store this week, on Dering Street in Mayfair.
Gymshark to open first pop-up store Subscription
Clothing brand Gymshark has announced that it is opening its first-ever pop-up store in Central London on 28 February.
Young fashion retailer Forever 21 has the potential to relaunch and make a “fresh start” in the UK under its new owners, the industry has told Drapers.
Bonmarché sold to Philip Day's Peacocks Subscription
Collapsed retailer Bonmarché has been sold to Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group’s (EWM) Peacocks, Drapers can reveal.
Clothing sales experience 'Boris bounce' Subscription
UK textile, clothing and footwear store sales increased by 3.9% year on year in the three months to January as consumer confidence grew after December’s general election.
Drop in Asian buyers hits Micam footfall Subscription
Milan footwear trade show Micam reported a 5% drop in visitor numbers this season, compared with February 2019, as a result of a fall in Asian buyer numbers.
Sperry hires new global president Subscription
US footwear brand house Wolverine Worldwide has appointed former Lacoste CEO Joelle Grunberg as the new global president of Sperry.
Authentic Brands Group acquires Forever 21Subscription
Authentic Brands Group (ABG), which owns Juicy Couture, Barneys and Tretorn, and two US landlords have purchased Forever 21 for just over $81m (£63m).
Laura Ashley falls further into the red Subscription
Losses before tax at Laura Ashley widened by 166% to £4m in the 26 weeks to 31 December 2019, as a result of lower home furnishings sales and Brexit uncertainty.