Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tom Athron

Former John Lewis director Tom Athron joins Matchesfashion as COO

Matchesfashion has appointed Tom Athron as its new chief operating officer following the his departure from John Lewis.

Smyths buys up every former Toys R Us store in 3 countries

Smyths has pounced on Toys R Us’ store network across central Europe, buying up 93 stores shops across three countries.
Palm Oil

Iceland slammed by campaigners for pioneering palm oil ban

Iceland has been slated by campaign groups over its decision earlier this month to ban palm oil from its supply chain.

Quiz to offer N Brown curve collection

Fast fashion brand Quiz has announced it will team up with N Brown Group to sell its curve range collections through JD Williams and...

Hedge fund nearly doubles stake in Carpetright ahead of CVA vote

The largest shareholder of Carpetright has taken advantage of its rock-bottom share prices and nearly doubled its stake.
H&M sales fall

H&M set to cut dividend for first time

In an unprecedented move, it’s thought Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) will cut its dividend for the first time ever.
Independent store openings

650 stores have closed so far this year

Shop vacancy rates are set to soar as well known retailers battle to remain open on the high street, with 650 stores shut or...
East collapse

East to cease trading next week with 300 jobs lost

Beleaguered womenswear brand East will stop trading next week after administrators failed to find a buyer. According to City AM, the retailer will stop trading...
Papier founder Taymoor Atighetchi

5 Minutes With Taymoor Atighetchi, Founder, Papier

Papier is an online retailer that uses high quality, personalised stationery, and it has more than quadrupled over the past year.

KPMG could be investigated over Conviviality collapse

KPMG could face investigation by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) over its role in the collapse of Conviviality. 

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