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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.

Contact Info

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+44 (0)20 3953 2865
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Stories

  • guildford high street

    UK customer spend growth slowest in six yearsSubscription

    24 June 2019

    Britain is set to have the slowest growth in consumer spending in six years in 2019, recent research has show. 

  • barton square courtyard view

    Intu hit hardest by Monsoon CVASubscription

    24 June 2019

    Ailing shopping centre owner Intu faces the biggest threat from Monsoon Accessorize’s company voluntary arrangement. 

  • topshop

    American landlords question Arcadia debtSubscription

    24 June 2019

    American landlords have questioned why Arcadia Group’s debts to certain suppliers fluctuated at the time of the second vote on the group’s company voluntary arrangement, potentially lessening landlords’ power to block it. 

  • Miss selfridge

    Miss Selfridge head of merchandising departs for BoohooSubscription

    21 June 2019

    Miss Selfridge’s head of merchandising, James Linsell, has left Arcadia Group to join Boohoo in the same role. 

  • Monsoon 1071170

    Landlords may rally against Monsoon CVASubscription

    21 June 2019

    Landlords are showing resistance to Monsoon Accessorize’s company voluntary arrangement proposal, which asks for rent reductions of up to 65% across more than half of its stores, property sources have told Drapers.

  • monsoon ss19 3

    Monsoon Accessorize CVA seeks 65% rent cuts Subscription

    21 June 2019

    Monsoon Accessorize has asked landlords to cut rents by up to 65% across more than half of its stores, as part of its company voluntary arrangement, which launched yesterday.

  • Cafer Mahiroglu, Select owner

    Select's strategy for CVA recoverySubscription

    21 June 2019

    Select CEO Cafer Mahiroğlu is focusing on customer experience, national marketing and talent investment to return the womenswear chain to profitability, following the approval of its second company voluntary arrangement (CVA).

  • river island ss19

    New River Island chief brings 'intelligent challenge'Subscription

    20 June 2019

    Will Kernan will bring “an interesting pedigree” to his new role as River Island CEO, industry experts have told Drapers, praising his management skills and previous track record as chief executive of The White Company.

  • Oxford Summer School

    BRC takes over Oxford Summer SchoolSubscription

    20 June 2019

    The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has bought OSS Retail, formerly the Oxford Summer School, as part of its commitment to promoting retail careers. 

  • burrows & hare womenswear

    Burrows & Hare opens womenswear storeSubscription

    20 June 2019

    Premium menswear independent Burrows & Hare has transformed one of its three stores into a womenswear shop. 

All by Grace Whelan