Tag : Whistles
Whistles turnover up as profits drop Subscription
Womenswear brand Whistles has reported a 7% year-on year rise in turnover to £73.4m for the year to 31 March, driven by new store and concession openings.
TFG London seeks to expand retail portfolio Subscription
The Foschini Group (TFG) is seeking to secure more than 100,000 sq ft of retail space across its UK fashion brand portfolio during the next 12 months.
Strong Christmas sales at TFG London Subscription
TFG London, the owner of Phase Eight, Whistles, Hobbs and Damsel in a Dress, had a 4.7% year on year increase in sales in December, underpinned by strong post-Black Friday trade and an “excellent” response to the launch of its end of season Sale.
Whistles back in the black Subscription
Whistles returned to profit in the year to 31 March 2018, driven by strong sales growth and a cost-cutting programme that reduced overheads, direct costs and loss-making stores.
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months
Hobbs chief executive Meg Lustman is stepping down from her role in January, Drapers can exclusively reveal.
Ben Barnett, CEO, TFG London Subscription
Steered by Ben Barnett, the UK arm of South African retail business The Foschini Group slowed down its acquisitive strategy this year and focused instead on growing the womenswear retailers already in its portfolio: Hobbs, Whistles, Phase Eight and Damsel in a Dress.
Black Friday 'bigger than ever' in the UK Subscription
A total of 72% more UK retailers are taking part in Black Friday this year than in 2017, data from retail sales aggregator Lovethesales.com shows.
Hobbs heads for Hong KongSubscription
Hobbs will cut the ribbon on its first store in Hong Kong in December, entering its seventh new international market this year.
Whistles hunts for new storesSubscription
Whistles is looking to open new stores in the UK and overseas over the next 12 to 24 months, on the back of a strong year of sales.