Tag : Jack Wills
Fashion retail’s redundancy crisis at ChristmasSubscription
The festive season looks bleak for thousands of retail workers facing redundancy, many of whom are turning to charity for help.
The industry is calling for government support as scores of retailers across the UK cut head office roles in a bid to reduce costs and combat tough trading conditions.
Sports Direct axes more Jack Wills storesSubscription
Sports Direct has announced the closure of a further five Jack Wills stores following its acquisition of the lifestyle brand last month.
Suzanne Harlow exits Jack WillsSubscription
Jack Wills chief executive Suzanne Harlow has left following Sports Direct’s takeover of the lifestyle retailer, Drapers can reveal.
Sports Direct shutters Jack Wills storesSubscription
Sports Direct has closed eight Jack Wills stores, and more are closures likely if it cannot achieve lower rents across the remaining portfolio.
Retailers demand rent cuts on 500 storesSubscription
High street retailers River Island, Jack Wills and Schuh are pushing landlords to cut their store rents as tough trading and competitor company voluntary arrangements pile on the pressure.
River Island asks landlords for rent cutsSubscription
River Island is asking landlords to slash store rents by up to 40%, Drapers can reveal.
Jack Wills’ new owner, Sports Direct, is asking landlords to accept rent-free tenancy agreements across some of its worst-performing stores, Drapers can reveal.
Sports Direct seeks Jack Wills rent cutsSubscription
Jack Wills’ new owner, Sports Direct, is reported to be negotiating with landlords to slash rents across its 100-store portfolio.
This week Drapers celebrates an incredible 132 years. Looking back at the industry over that time there have been huge changes and challenges to overcome but there has also been plenty to celebrate.