Tag : Peter Williams
Superdry swings to a half-year loss Subscription
Superdry has swung to a loss before tax of £4.2m for the 26 weeks to 26 October, from a profit of £26.4m during the same period in 2018, in a ”year of reset” for the business.
Superdry chairman Peter Williams admitted that the reappointment of co-founder Julian Dunkerton as interim CEO in May was “all a bit bizarre”, in a refreshingly honest conversation with Drapers editor Kirsty McGregor at Drapers Fashion Forum in London last week.
Questions over Ashley’s strategy with Jack Wills Subscription
Industry insiders have questioned Mike Ashley’s long-term strategy as he continues to “irrationally hoover up the high street”.
Diversification of branding will return Superdry to its wide consumer appeal, says interim chief executive and co-founder Julian Dunkerton despite an initial set of disappointing results.
Superdry makes board appointmentsSubscription
Superdry has announced two appointments to its board.
Dunkerton hits back at Superdry shareholder report Subscription
Julian Dunkerton has responded to a report by proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommending that shareholders reject his appointment as a non-executive director to the Superdry board.
Julian Dunkerton has written a letter to shareholders urging them to elect him and Peter Williams to the company’s board at its upcoming general meeting.
Superdry board recommends vote against Dunkerton Subscription
The Superdry board has unanimously recommended that shareholders vote against the appointments of Julian Dunkerton and Peter Williams as directors of the company, in a general meeting that will be held in April.
Dunkerton calls Superdry general meeting Subscription
Superdry co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, has officially demanded a shareholder meeting as part of his efforts to stage a comeback at the business.
Jack Wills puts four stores up for sale Subscription
Jack Wills has put four of its stores up for sale to help cut costs, after the retailer appointed advisers to assess the company’s financial position, it has been reported.