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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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    Losses deepen at British LandSubscription

    13 November 2019

    A beleaguered retail market has resulted in a loss before tax of £404m at landlord British Land for the six months to 30 September. 

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    Burberry stars celebrate love this ChristmasVideoSubscription

    13 November 2019

    Burberry’s first festive campaign under chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci celebrates love and union with a star-studded cast including former supermodel Carla Bruni. 

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    Oxford Street's 2022 transformation unveiledSubscription

    13 November 2019

    Oxford Street is to undergo a “radical” transformation that combines retail frontages with leisure, cultural and community spaces as part of a £2.9bn investment to turn London’s West End into an “international centre”.

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    Wallace & Gromit celebrate a Joules ChristmasVideoSubscription

    8 November 2019

    This Christmas marks Joules’ 30th anniversary, and to celebrate the lifestyle brand has teamed up with iconic duo Wallace & Gromit for its festive advertising campaign.

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    Mamas & Papas closes stores through pre-packSubscription

    8 November 2019Comments (1)

    Six Mamas & Papas stores have closed, and 54 head office jobs are at risk after the nursery and childrenswear retailer was bought out of a pre-pack administration by its parent group this morning.

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    TK Maxx's Christmas ad ditches shopping autopilotVideoSubscription

    5 November 2019

    TK Maxx’s daredevil gifter encourages shoppers to join him on his mission of gifting like never before, in the retailer’s 2019 Christmas advert. 

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    Selfridges' launches Christmas fantasy adVideoSubscription

    5 November 2019

    Selfridges has launched its first Christmas advertising campaign in almost a decade with a new digital advert that will show at London’s Picadilly Circus from this week. 

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    Primark invests in Christmas to weather Black FridaySubscription

    5 November 2019

    Primark is bolstering its Christmas gifting offer to drive footfall over Black Friday on 29 November, John Bason, chief financial officer at parent company Associated British Foods, has told Drapers.

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    New Look Girl store opens at BluewaterSubscription

    4 November 2019

    New Look has replaced its former menswear store at Kent’s Bluewater shopping centre with its first store specifically for its girlswear ranges. 

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    Richard Anderson to expand Savile Row storeSubscription

    4 November 2019

    Tailor Richard Anderson is doubling the size of its store at 13 Savile Row, to allow all tailors from its Soho workshop to relocate under one roof. 

All by Grace Whelan