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.
Indies hope Easter will put a spring into salesSubscription
Independent retailers are hoping the warm Easter bank holiday weekend will provide a welcome boost to sales, following a slow start to the spring season as a result of cold weather and Brexit uncertainty.
Debenhams CEO Bucher to exit this week Subscription
Debenhams has confirmed today that its chief executive Sergio Bucher will step down from the struggling department store chain this week, following its fall into administration.
Amazon to shut down Chinese marketplace Subscription
Amazon has announced that it will no longer operate a marketplace or provide seller services on its Chinese website from 18 July.
Polo Ralph Lauren has today launched an “Earth Polo” shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water.
New legal rules place spotlight on online giants Subscription
The biggest online companies, such as Amazon and Google, will have to clearly explain how they rank the products on their platforms in search results to prevent unfair practices, under new European Union rules approved yesterday.
Thomas Pink rebrands to Pink ShirtmakerSubscription
British shirtmaker Thomas Pink, has rebranded to Pink Shirtmaker, and is repositioning as a more upmarket brand, introducing higher-end finishing, reining in discounting and pushing up its price-points.
Clothing inflation rises by 0.02% in March Subscription
Shop price inflation across all items in the UK has remained at 1.8% for the past three months, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported today.
Debenhams’ new management team must focus on cost cutting, product and store innovation to secure its future in the market, industry insiders have told Drapers.
Sports Direct sells Dublin flagship Subscription
Sports Direct has reportedly sold its Dublin city centre flagship for around €20m (£17.3m), just three years after it purchased the property for a reported €12m (£10.4m).
Luca Faloni opens London flagship Subscription
Italian luxury menswear brand Luca Faloni has opened a 1,700 sq ft flagship on London’s Marylebone High Street.