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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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  • john lewis personal shopping

    John Lewis backs bricks-and-mortar innovationSubscription

    18 February 2019

    The John Lewis Partnership has shortlisted six entrepreneurs focused on transforming the in-store experience for its JLab retail innovation programme.

  • f and f

    Next online to sell F&FSubscription

    18 February 2019Comments (2)

    Next will now sell F&F, Tesco’s fashion brand, via its ecommerce site.

  • lk bennett january 2019 brand image

    LK Bennett calls in advisersSubscription

    18 February 2019

    Premium womenswear retailer LK Bennett has appointed advisers to consider options that could involve a sale.

  • david gandy winter 17 recycled suit marks spencer

    Marks & Spencer expands distribution centreSubscription

    18 February 2019Comments (1)

    Marks & Spencer is expanding its warehouse team at its national distribution centre in Welham Green, Hertfordshire.

  • Boohoo january 19

    Boohoo reverses wool banSubscription

    18 February 2019

    Boohoo Group has reversed last week’s decision to stop using wool in its designs by autumn 19.

  • high street

    Initial uplift in 2019 retail salesSubscription

    15 February 2019

    A 0.9% decrease in January Sales prices compared with 2018 helped retail sales to rise last month, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

  • Eton

    Weekday CEO joins Eton GroupSubscription

    15 February 2019

    Premium shirt brand Eton has appointed current managing director of H&M group fascia Weekday, David Thörewik, as its new chief executive.

  • Prada jumpsuit

    Prada forms diversity council after racism allegationsSubscription

    14 February 2019

    Prada has formed a new Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, following accusations of racism. 

  • Victoria Beckham

    Victoria Beckham launches beauty brandSubscription

    13 February 2019

    Womenswear brand Victoria Beckham has announced that it is launching an online beauty brand for autumn 19.

  • Footwear retailer Treds

    Treds rescued from administrationSubscription

    13 February 2019Comments (3)

    Footwear retailer Treds has been sold to retail company New Gray following its fall into administration at the end of last month.

All by Grace Whelan