Tag : Hobbs
Barbour hires Hobbs head of designSubscription
Barbour has appointed Hobbs head of design Nicola Brown (née Page) as its new head of womenswear, Drapers can reveal.
Hotter hires chief product officer Subscription
Footwear business Hotter has appointed Claire Pearl as chief product officer, as part of a restructuring of its leadership team.
Hobbs opens in SheffieldSubscription
Premium womenswear retailer Hobbs has unveiled a new store in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre.
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.
Hobbs takes £19m hit from corporate saleSubscription
Premium womenswear retailer Hobbs reported an operating loss of £3.8m for the 14 months to 31 March 2018, after incurring £19m of administrative costs relating to the corporate sale of the brand.
The employment merry-go-round continued to spin this year, as some of fashion retail’s biggest names headed for pastures new. Drapers looks back at the year’s most notable job changes.
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.
Meg Lustman, CEO, HobbsSubscription
With the backing of parent company TFG London, Meg Lustman has been spearheading the rapid international expansion of Hobbs.