Tag : TFG London
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.
Boost in sales at The Foschini GroupSubscription
South African retail business The Foschini Group (TFG), which owns Phase Eight, Whistles and Hobbs in the UK, has reported a 19.6% rise in retail sales to $2.36bn (£1.86bn) for the year ended 31 March.
The sale of Hobbs to Phase Eight and Whistles owner TFG London provides a glimmer of light on an otherwise gloomy high street in the run-up to Christmas.
Hobbs chief executive Meg Lustman is stepping down from her role in January, Drapers can exclusively reveal.
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.
The sale of Hobbs to TFG London will help to accelerate its success in the UK and abroad, chief executive Meg Lustman has told Drapers.
How Hobbs rediscovered its identitySubscription
Hobbs is a brand people know, but do not necessarily think of – so the key to its success is to get in front of its customer, CEO Meg Lustman told Drapers Fashion Forum.
Phase Eight to open four new stores Subscription
Phase Eight, which is owned by The Foschini Group (TFG) London, is opening four new UK stores in November and December.
TFG London appoints new CFOSubscription
TFG London, the owner of Phase Eight and Whistles, has appointed former L’Oreal executive Catherine Lambert as its new CFO.