Tag : Jigsaw
What is happening at Jigsaw? Subscription
After a mass boardroom exodus, questions have been raised over who is running Jigsaw. Drapers investigates.
Six Jigsaw board members step downSubscription
Six Jigsaw board members have stepped down to “streamline” the business amid the coronavirus crisis.
Beth Butterwick joins Jigsaw Subscription
Former Karen Millen chief executive Beth Butterwick has joined Jigsaw as a consultant operating partner, Drapers can reveal.
Flurry of stores to open at Covent Garden Subscription
Fashion retailers Jigsaw, American Vintage, Lulu Guinness and Strathberry are opening new stores in London’s Covent Garden this year.
Jigsaw demands 30% rent cutsSubscription
Jigsaw is the latest retailer to demand rent cuts from landlords in a bid to avoid becoming another casualty on the high street.
How to solve a puzzle like Jigsaw Subscription
As Jigsaw’s omnichannel director Kate Holt becomes the latest executive to exit the business, industry sources suggest the high street chain needs more retail experience on its board and a permanent CEO. Drapers investigates.
Jigsaw omnichannel director to exitSubscription
Kate Holt, Jigsaw’s omnichannel director, is leaving the business in September after nine years, Drapers can reveal.
Jigsaw hires new creative directorSubscription
Jigsaw has appointed Joanna Sykes as its new creative director, Drapers understands.
Board shake-up at Jigsaw Subscription
UK retailer Jigsaw has appointed Despina Don-Wauchope, a former head of finance at property group Land Securities, as its finance director.
Jigsaw buying and merchandising director departsSubscription
Jigsaw’s global buying and merchandising director, Shailina Parti, has left the business today, Drapers can reveal.
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Ex-Jigsaw CEO joins Size? Subscription
Former Jigsaw chief executive Chris Stephenson has been appointed managing director of JD Sports Fashion-owned footwear fascias Size? and Footpatrol.
Jigsaw CEO and chairman to step down Subscription
Jigsaw’s interim chief executive, Chris Stephenson, is stepping down on 28 January after six months in the role, and chairman Charles Atterton is to retire, Drapers can reveal.
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
Chris Stephenson, CEO, JigsawSubscription
Chris Stephenson was a surprise choice when he was announced as the replacement for former CEO Peter Ruis in July
Jigsaw opens in EalingSubscription
Jigsaw has opened a new store in Dickens Yard, Ealing.
Jigsaw in Black Friday U-turnSubscription
Jigsaw has reneged on its policy promising not to discount in season and is launching its first Black Friday Sale this week.
Jigsaw parent company drops to a pre-tax lossSubscription
The parent company of premium retailers Jigsaw and The Shop at Bluebird, Robinson Webster (Holdings), reported a pre-tax loss of £783,000 for the year to 30 September 2017, down from profit of £2.7m in 2016, as the UK retail industry struggles hit the retail group’s profitability.
Peter Ruis's global game plan for Anthropologie Subscription
Peter Ruis is setting his sights on making Anthropologie’s international arm as big as its US business, as he takes on the newly created role of managing director of international at the retailer.
The Shop at Bluebird, the premium concept store owned by the Jigsaw Group, has opened its new Covent Garden flagship at grade-II listed building Carriage Hall on London’s Floral Street.
Jigsaw appoints non-execs from new ownerSubscription
Jigsaw has appointed new non-executive directors to its board from its new owners, following the sale of a majority stake in the business to Carphone Warehouse founder David Ross.
Concept store The Shop at Bluebird, which is owned by the Jigsaw group, has closed its standalone on King’s Road in Chelsea as it prepares to launch its flagship at Covent Garden’s Floral Street in London.
Ruis exit leaves question marks at JigsawSubscription
Jigsaw CEO Peter Ruis’s departure heralds an uncertain future for the womenswear retailer as it prepares to update the market on a sale of a stake in the business, industry sources have suggested.
Exclusive: Jigsaw CEO Peter Ruis exitsSubscription
Jigsaw’s CEO Peter Ruis has left the business with immediate effect (5 March), Drapers can reveal.
Spring sales stutter in face of consumer cautionSubscription
Tough trading has continued on the high street as shoppers are yet to embrace new-season spring collections, retail bosses said this week.
Exclusive: Jigsaw COO exitsSubscription
Jigsaw’s chief operating officer Richard Gilmore is leaving the business to join Fred Perry as its new managing director, Drapers understands.
It hasn’t been a happy start to 2018 for some retailers, but there are still many reasons to celebrate.
Christmas trading up at JigsawSubscription
Jigsaw Group has posted a sales rise during the festive period, as it continues to shun the Black Friday discounting event.
Last year: 25
Jigsaw scrambles for investor dealSubscription
Womenswear retailer Jigsaw has reportedly approached investors including The Foschini Group (TFG) to submit bids for the business.
First look: Jigsaw's surrealist Christmas 'lobster'VideoSubscription
Jigsaw has unveiled its Christmas ad, “Have a Holly Jolly Lobster”, in collaboration with the National Film and Television School (NFTS).
Jigsaw up for saleSubscription
Jigsaw’s founder and controlling shareholder John Robinson has hired KPMG to explore options for the retailer’s future, which could include a sale.
Retailers: share space to combat rising prices Subscription
Retailers need to be willing to share store space as the cost of rents and business rates rise, chief executive of Jigsaw, Peter Ruis, has said.
The Shop at Bluebird to open in Covent GardenSubscription
Luxury concept store The Shop at Bluebird, which is owned by the Jigsaw group, will open a new site in London in early 2018.
The remarkable reinvention of King's CrossSubscription
The formerly derelict central London district is destined to become a shoppers’ paradise.
Retailers anticipate Bank Holiday boostSubscription
Multiple retailers are counting on new-season product and further discounting to drive sales over the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend.
New-season fillip for high streetSubscription
Multiples and brands have reported a “strong reaction” from shoppers to new, transitional product as the autumn 17 season kicks off.
Jigsaw chief executive Peter Ruis has welcomed the change in rhetoric away from a hard Brexit, arguing that it would be “suicide for the economy”.
Jigsaw has announced an 8% sales rise to £94.7m for the year to 1 October 2016, fuelled in part by an 18% rise in online sales in the UK.
Jigsaw to open in King’s CrossSubscription
British retailer Jigsaw is opening a new store in King’s Cross, located at Three Pancras Square on King’s Boulevard.
New-season promotions and faltering consumer confidence have created a challenging environment for some multiples over the last few weeks, but specialist retailers reported a more positive start to spring trading.
Online triumphed over bricks-and-mortar during the festive season, as multichannel operators and pureplay etailers enjoyed “bumper” sales in the run-up to Christmas.
Five of the best retailer insights from 2016Subscription
Some of the top names in retail aired their thoughts in Drapers on the big issues of this year in our Retailer Insight series. Here is what set the industry buzzing in 2016.
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High street preview: Jigsaw menswear spring 17Subscription
Inspired by blue-collar workers’ uniforms, boilersuits, heavyweight textures and rich neutral colours give the Jigsaw collection a luxe utility feel. Some relaxed cuts also bring an athletic undertone, as printed T-shirts and bomber jackets are set alongside more crisply cut items. Key pieces include a burgundy jumper and faded plum shorts, which stand out in a sea of ecru, navy and neutrals.
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Multiples warn over ‘unprofitable’ Black FridaySubscription
High street retailers resist temptation of deep discounting.
Retailers hit out at ‘unprofitable’ Black FridaySubscription
With just over a week to go until Black Friday 2016, UK retailers have argued the American shopping extravaganza is unprofitable and unsustainable.
High street hit or miss: womenswear autumn 16Subscription
Drapers goes mystery shopping in Meadowhall and rates womenswear stores.