Tag : LK Bennett
What skills do retail leaders need today?Subscription
Challenging times require strong leadership. Nowhere is this more true than on the UK high street, where fashion bosses are battling a sluggish economy and shaky consumer confidence in an ever-changing retail industry
The Royal Warrant ….Subscription
Over the last six weeks we have had literally thousands of emails about the Royal Wedding and any PR link you could possibly make with it – we had made a conscious decision not to mention the Royal Wedding on our three blogs as we thought people would be so over it and also constantly having it in their face via the news media.
Re-evaluating the Russian marketSubscription
The Russian fashion market has had a turbulent time in recent years, but after a period of instability, there are signs that the market is heading for a turnaround, so is it time for UK retailers to reconsider Russia?
Critics see private equity investment as the “kiss of death”, but for some fashion retailers it can be life-saving.
Philip Day withdraws LK Bennett bid Subscription
Philip Day, owner of Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group (EWM), has decided to withdraw from the bidding process for premium womenswear retailer LK Bennett, following its collapse into administration last month.
Michael Hitchcock joins HunkemöllerSubscription
Former LK Bennett CFO Michael Hitchcock has joined lingerie business Hunkemöller International in the same role.
Manchesters new luxury retail space- The AvenueSubscription
On Wednesday we started off our working day with a little tour of the Avenue at Spinningfeilds, Manchester’s latest luxury shopping, and city cuisine development.
LK Bennett made an operating loss of £4.5m for the year to 30 July 2016, up from a £1.1m loss the year before, as CEO Darren Topp implements his turnaround strategy to refocus the business.
Following LK Bennett’s filing of notice of intention to appoint administrators last week, Drapers investigates what, if anything, can be done to save the retailer as it teeters on the brink of collapse.
Rebecca Feng, who runs LK Bennett’s Chinese franchises, is the latest party to make a bid for the premium womenswear retailer, which fell into administration earlier this month.