Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The UK remains prime location for South African buyers

South African fashion retailer Truworths is eyeing up footwear brand Office, and is in talks with the company‘s owner, Silverfleet Capital, to buy.  A takeover price is estimated at around £300m...

Boden sizing up UK and US for expansion

Boden, which currently trades from just one physical store alongside its website, is looking to open more outlets in the UK as well as...

Jaeger boss steps down in the middle of five-year turnaround plan

Colin Henry has stepped down as CEO of British fashion label Jaeger, only two years into his five-year turnaround strategy. Today Better Capital announced...

Shop Direct closes call centre in response to changing shopper habits

Home shopping retailer Shop Direct is planning to close two of its call centres, putting almost 700 jobs at risk. Webhelp, which operates the...

Next says National Living wage could drive inflation

High street giant Next has reported a 7.1% rise in pre-tax profits after sales of full-price goods surpassed even the retailer‘s own predictions.   The fast...

Sales suffer as bank holiday shoppers would rather stay dry

Retail sales have fallen by 1% on a like for like basis in August, compared to the same period last year. Most of the blame has fallen...

Mulberry‘s Group Finance Director steps down

After eight years‘ service, Mulberry has announced that its Group Finance Director, Roger Mather will be stepping down. Mather notified the Board of his...

What will Natalie Massenet do next?

The Net-a-Porter group has confirmed the departure of founder Natalie Massenet as Executive Chairman. Massenet would have been chairman of the combined company after...

Jigsaw to return to Ireland

After pulling out of the Ireland almost eight years ago, Jigsaw is looking to make its re-enter the market. The upmarket fashion retailer once...

Asos boss quits after 15 years

After 15 years in the role, ASOS boss Nick Robertson is standing down as Chief Exec – with immediate effect and no plausible explanation....

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