Isabella Fish is a staff news 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.
The Collection opens London flagshipSubscription
The Collection, an outlet stocking streetwear and designer goods, will open its 1,215 sq ft flagship in London’s Soho on 23 February.
LK Bennett axes AlixPartnersSubscription
LK Bennett has cut ties with advisers AlixPartners, weeks after the retailer drafted the restructuring firm in to consider options for the business, Drapers can reveal.
JoJo Maman Bébé grows profitsSubscription
JoJo Maman Bébé has posted a 17.5% rise in revenue to £67.6m and a 17.6% increase in like-for-like sales for the year to 30 June 2018.
Guinea London plans international expansion Subscription
Luxury women’s outerwear brand Guinea London is looking to expand its presence across China, America and northern Europe by 2020, Drapers can reveal.
First look: PrettyLittleThing opens LA office Subscription
Womenswear etailer PrettyLittleThing has opened the doors of its 7,000 sq ft LA office on Melrose Avenue.
UK will not achieve Japan free trade pactSubscription
The government has confirmed that it will not be able to match existing European Union trade pacts with Japan in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Russian visitor sales drop Subscription
UK retail sales to Russian shoppers fell by almost 40% during the Orthodox holiday period, new figures show.
The retail industry has called for the government to “wake up and take positive action” following its inquiry into the future of the high street, Drapers can reveal.
Our Legacy to open womenswear store Subscription
Swedish fashion brand Our Legacy is expected to open its first UK womenswear store this year, in response to popular “demand”.
Down Your High Street receives £265k investment Subscription
Down Your High Street, an omnichannel platform for independent retailers, has raised £265,000 through crowdfunding website Crowdcube to help in its quest to “save the high street”.