Grace is a reporter for Retail Week.
She covers a variety of sectors including value, sports & leisure, health & beauty and lingerie, as well as wider technology developments across retail.
She is interested in new appointments, store formats and how retailers are keeping pace with the myriad of technological developments across the industry, from their boardrooms to shop floors.
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Debenhams has launched its CVA proposal and revealed trading has continued to suffer, with like for likes spiralling in the six months to March.
Cotswold Outdoor’s parent company Outdoor & Cycle Concepts has launched a CVA proposal in a bid to stem falling profits, Retail Week has learned.
After Asda revealed plans to make sweeping changes to store staff contracts, we analyse the implications for the grocer and the wider retail sector.
JD Sports posted a surge in full-year profit spurred by strong sales as boss Peter Cowgill says the business will “continue to exceed consumer expectations”.
Card Factory has recorded a decline in its full-year profits as sluggish customer footfall stunted the retailer’s sales growth.
Sports Direct is set to close its warehouse in Wigan, Greater Manchester in June, with up to 300 roles to be cut as a result.
This week the team delve into Lush’s divisive decision to axe its social media accounts across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in a bid to stop “fighting with algorithms”.
Dobbies has acquired 31 stores from Wyevale, making it the largest garden centre operator in the UK.
Tesco’s profit and sales rose as boss Dave Lewis says the grocer has “met or are about to meet the vast majority of our turnaround goals”.
Dunelm has recorded a rise in its third-quarter sales as the retailer was spurred by an uplift in sales across its stores and online.
JD Sports holds the unique position of being both Sports Direct’s biggest rival and, in many ways, its polar opposite.
Sports Direct founder and Debenhams’ largest shareholder Mike Ashley has vowed to “save as many Debenhams stores and jobs as I can” in an explosive stock exchange announcement.
One year on from the inaugural gender pay gap rankings, UK retailers’ gender pay gap figures are broadly flat.
Julian Dunkerton’s bid to return to Superdry has won the backing of City investors Investec and Schroders ahead of next week’s crunch EGM.