Emily Sutherland is a features writer at Drapers, writing about a wide range of issues including ecommerce, technology and multichannel retail. She joined the Drapers team in 2016 and has previously worked on titles in the hospitality industry.
Group revenue at French Connection fell by 2.4% to £58.1m in the six months to 31 July, which the retailer blamed on a reduced store portfolio and ‘tough retail trading’.
EU calls for more information on Amazon data Subscription
The European Union’s competition commissioner has said she is ‘looking into’ Amazon’s use of data from sellers on its site amid concerns the tech giant uses the information to boost its own sales.
Mos Mosh's ideal fit in the marketSubscription
Mos Mosh founder Kim Hyldahl’s commercial eye and focus on fit have made his label an award-winning proposition.
British Fashion Council sharpens business focusSubscription
British Fashion Council (BFC) chairman Stephanie Phair has said the organisation will embrace change and outlined a renewed focus on business, as she opened the spring 19 edition of London Fashion Week at 180 Strand on Friday.
Coast owner to accelerate sale Subscription
The owner of Coast, Warehouse and Oasis, has accelerated plans to find a new buyer for the fashion chains in the wake of the collapse of House of Fraser, Sky News has reported.
Update: Sports Direct on Magasin du Nord saleSubscription
Sports Direct said it has not been formally approached by Debenhams with details of an offer for its Danish department store chain Magasin du Nord, following reports that it has threatened to block a sale.
Boohoo appoints new CEO in board reshuffle Subscription
Fast fashion retailer Boohoo Group has appointed Primark chief operating officer John Lyttle as its chief executive as part of a top-level reshuffle.
Global trend forecaster and colour consultancy the Pantone Color Institute has named the 12 top colour trends for spring 19.
What skills do retail leaders need today?Subscription
Challenging times require strong leadership. Nowhere is this more true than on the UK high street, where fashion bosses are battling a sluggish economy and shaky consumer confidence in an ever-changing retail industry
Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, has reiterated the retailer’s commitment to its “Never Knowingly Undersold” price promise, despite “unprecedented” levels of promotion on the UK high street.