Tag : Clarks
Clarks redundancies were ‘inevitable’Subscription
After Clarks announced almost 900 redundancies last week, the industry has told Drapers there is hope for the footwear retailer, but there are hard decisions to be made.
Clarks in talks over cash injectionSubscription
Clarks is in early-stage discussions with potential minority equity investors, which could dilute its family owners’ stake in the footwear retailer.
Clarks to axe 900 roles Subscription
Clarks is to cut 900 jobs over the coming 18 months as it enters the next phase of its ‘Made to Last’ strategy which was introduced at the end of last year.
Clarks drafts in advisers Subscription
Footwear retailer Clarks has called in three of the Big Four auditing firms to work on a potential restructuring, as it attempts to weather the coronavirus outbreak.
Clarks marks some stores for permanent closureSubscription
Footwear retailer Clarks has drawn up plans for the permanent closure of some of its stores and drafted in bankers to review its finances.
Clarks calls in advisers Subscription
Clarks has appointed management consultancy firm McKinsey & Co to help review the business.
Drapers Hit or Miss: autumn 19 footwearSubscription
For the third part of Drapers’ autumn 19 Hit or Miss reviews, the team descended upon Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre to put footwear retailers to the test.
Clarks wins tribunal against Mike ShearwoodSubscription
Clarks has won an employment tribunal brought by former CEO Mike Shearwood, who had embarked on a legal battle against the footwear retailer.
Former CEO challenges Clarks in tribunalSubscription
Mike Shearwood, the former CEO of Clarks, has embarked on a legal battle against the company, claiming he was not given a chance to respond to misconduct claims.
Clarks seeks rent cutsSubscription
Clarks is the latest retailer to demand rent cuts from landlords, following a period of weak trading.
Clarks appoints new chairSubscription
Clarks has appointed former interim CEO Stella David as its new non-executive chair.
Clarks bolsters boardSubscription
Clarks has appointed three new non-executive directors to its board.
John Lewis & Partners has slipped in the rankings for Britain’s best retail workplace from first to eighth place.
Clarks appoints new CEOSubscription
Clarks has appointed former Geox chief executive Giorgio Presca as its new chief executive.
Clarks considers closure of UK factory Subscription
Clarks has announced its UK factory in Street, Somerset could close after failing to meet manufacturing and cost targets.
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.
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
Drapers’ Power 100 list of the people shaping the fashion retail industry today
Clarks should look to its heritage and bring footwear expertise back into the business following the departure of chief executive Mike Shearwood, industry experts have said.
This week we took the opportunity to celebrate the best that the footwear sector has to offer at the Drapers Footwear Awards. Held at Grosvenor House in London, the awards highlight achievements of footwear brands, businesses and individuals over the last 12 months.