In a year that is seeing a number of UK brands possibly changing hands, the latest is Jones Bootmaker. It has been put up for sale by owner Alteri despite a recent management change and investment in its web offer.
Giorgio Armani’s diffusion line Armani Exchange has quietly closed down six of its eight stores in the UK including its 11,700 sq ft flagship store on London’s Regent Street as the fashion group undergoes restructuring.
As UK malls race to increase leisure options, one of the biggest - Bluewater in Kent - said it will add new cinema screens, restaurants and innovative leisure concepts to become more of a day-out destination
Could Agent Provacateur become part of billionaire entrepreneur Mike Ashley’s empire? A UK report Monday said the Sports Direct founder has entered the race to acquire the struggling lingerie brand currently owned by 3i.
Primark owner ABF was upbeat Monday as it delivered a trading update for the almost-complete first half that showed its Primark operation is continuing to prosper, despite falling comp sales in the Netherlands.
The fashion social and shopping network has secured of €3 million in a new funding round, which will allow it to further consolidate its growth and accelerate its international expansion plans in Europe.
The American lingerie brand is ramping up its Asia expansion with two new China stores, eight months after first announcing its entry plans. Shanghai opened to the public yesterday and a Chengdu store will bow on Friday.