Tag: fashion

Primark to Expand Operations to US Market

Posted on 24 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Discount retailers have become key drivers of growth in the UK retail industry, yet a common misconception is that only the grocery industry has been affected by a consumer desire to save. This is not in any way true, as budget fashion brand Primark’s... Read More

Plans for O2 Designer Outlet Revealed

Posted on 8 January, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

O2 Arena owners AEG Europe have this week revealed plans to establish a 100 unit designer outlet centre to neighbour the iconic entertainment venue, on the scale of market-leading Bicester Village in Oxfordshire. Talks have now begun with property firm Land... Read More

Dr Martens in Takeover Talks

Posted on 21 October, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Boot brand Dr Martens is in exclusive talks with British private equity firm Permira about a £300m sale of the business. Negotiations are advanced with a sale likely to be announced in the next few weeks, sources have said. The Griggs family of... Read More

Minister calls on Shops to use Larger Mannequins to Reflect Diversity

Posted on 14 September, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Consumer spending is on the up, with retailers enjoying a relative boom in sales after a drought-filled recession. Autumn and winter collections have now hit the shelves of the UK’s top fashion retailers, meaning that a further boost is expected as... Read More

New Look for High Street Fashion Chain

Posted on 29 November, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

New Look is moving away from teenage fashion and aiming at a more mature customer, as its eyes a return to pre-tax profit and a refinancing of its £1bn of net debt. Chairman Alistair McGeorge, said the fashion chain, owned by private equity groups Permira... Read More

London Fashion Week Offers Glimpse of Spring Trends

Posted on 21 September, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

London Fashion Week, which closed recently, crowned a fabulous summer for the capital.... Read More

Olympic Boost for Primark with 15 Per Cent Surge in Sales

Posted on 16 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Bargain hunters at discount store Primark shrugged off the distractions of the 2012 Olympic Games and went on a spending spree over the summer.... Read More

Burberry in Shocking Share Drop after Posting Profit Warning

Posted on 14 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

Luxury fashion house Burberry has posted a profit alert, knocking almost a fifth off its share price.... Read More

Commercial Property Retailer H&M Launches New Fashion Collaboration

Posted on 15 March, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

“Only six minutes to go,” shouted a man in braces, a blue geometric print T-shirt, bowtie and ankle-skimming trousers, to the mass of people who had been queuing on Regent Street in London since the early hours of the morning last Thursday.... Read More