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.
Times are tough in the footwear market, but those with clear handwriting and the ability to respond quickly to trends have a chance to thrive.
Building on quality: Ecco's ambitious plansSubscription
Steen Borgholm intends to grow Danish footwear brand Ecco through its dedication to quality and comfort
Laura Ashley defends fashion offerSubscription
Laura Ashley’s chief financial officer and joint chief operations officer, Sean Anglim, has stressed the strength of the lifestyle retailer’s fashion offer, despite falling profits and turbulent market conditions.
Jingjing Fan’s luxury accessories brand Elleme is capturing some high-profile stockists attention with its distinctive shapes and playful designs.
Shopping centre owner Intu has said it experienced a “strong letting performance” in 2018, despite a challenging retail environment.
Sainsbury's and Asda merger in doubtSubscription
The UK’s competition watchdog has raised the alarm over the proposed merger of supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda.
Laura Ashley has warned its full-year performance will fall short of expectations after it failed to make a profit in the first half.
Industry mourns Karl Lagerfeld Subscription
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died in Paris, aged 85.
”Sophisticated and strong” colours will dominate the runways at the autumn 19 edition of London Fashion Week, according to global trend forecaster and colour consultancy the Pantone Color Institute.
Micam autumn 19: Drapers' pick of the brandsSubscription
See Drapers’ pick of the brands and collections to know from the autumn 19 edition of footwear trade show Micam in Milan.