Friday, December 14, 2018

Sports Direct moves in on Irish retailer Heatons

Sports Direct is seeking to further its position in Ireland with a plan to buy out shareholders in Irish company Warrnambool. The sportswear retailer,...

Is Ted Baker becoming a global lifestyle brand?

Ted Baker‘s sales jumped 24.5% to £226.8m for the 28 weeks ended August 15.  The British retailer‘s ecommerce sales grew a stellar 64%, with wholesale sales...

What is Paula Schneider doing to rescue American Apparel?

American Apparel, the teen clothing company which operates the largest garment factory in the US, has filed for bankruptcy protection to clear the majority...

Losses widen at Austin Reed

Pre-tax losses at Austin Reed grew to £5.4m last year compared with a £1.3m loss the previous year. After a difficult trading period, the...

Fat Face plans new distribution centre to support next phase of growth

Fat Face, the UK lifestyle clothing brand, has announced it is in advanced negotiations with Portsmouth City Council to acquire a new Distribution Centre at Dunsbury Hill...

Hunter taking steps to become a global lifestyle brand

Hunter Boot‘s sales were up 17% year-on-year in 2014 to £95.7m, boosted by the success of new product categories such as the Hunter Original...

Former Jimmy Choo owner is a shoe-in for Kurt Geiger

Lion Capital, which previously owned luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo, has put in a £250m takeover bid for Kurt Geiger.  According to Sky News”‹, L Capital, one of the...

Boohoo revenues soar a trendy 35%

Revenue and pre-tax profit at British fashion e-tailer Boohoo.com jumped 35% in its first half, reaching £90.8m: a 4% increase on the same period last year. Sales growth was...

Moss Bros celebrates rise in profits after stellar wedding season

Moss Bros‘ pre-tax profits grew 44% in the 26 weeks to 1st August and like-for-like sales rose by 9.7% on last year, following demand for wedding attire.  The suit specialist...

Mike Ashley bulks up his sportswear empire

Sports Direct”¯has acquired an 18.9% stake in Kitbag parent company Findel, almost a year since CEO”¯Mike Ashley first started circling the retailer, which sells replica football strips for...

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