Gina Lovett is news editor of Drapers, both print and online.
She has a background in creative businesses journalism, specialising in design, new media and sustainability.
She was previously on news at New Media Age, Marketing Week and Design Week, and has freelanced for trend forecast agencies including Future Laboratory and GDR Creative, as well as contributing to books for Phaidon.
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Retailers are increasingly exploring international expansion, but securing the right property portfolio abroad brings unique challenges. Gina Lovett reports on developments in key global markets.
Retailers’ evolving communications strategies have sparked reviews of the creative agencies they work with.
Harvey Nichols is aggressively expanding its ecommerce headcount as it embarks on a five-year multichannel strategy.
Harvey Nichols is to introduce classic luxury ready-to-wear brands for the first time across all categories as it attempts to capture spend from its growing customer base from emerging markets.
Reiss has hired former Cocosa managing director Gwynn Milligan to the newly-created role of trading director.
Sales at John Lewis jumped last week, powered by a strong performance in electricals and home technology.
Aquascutum administrator FRP Advisory has entered into exclusivity with YGM Trading, which owns the brand in Asia.
Famous department store Liberty is to open a pop-up shop in Westfield Stratford in May in an effort to capitalise on footfall driven by the Olympics.
Labour MP for Rochdale Simon Danczuk is to raise in Parliament what he has claimed is the “unfair” allocation of money from the Government’s High Street Innovation Fund.