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The parent company of British accessories brand Ally Capellino has merged with Authentic Bespoke Group (AB Group).
Hotter's new management drives digital growthSubscription
Footwear firm Hotter has harnessed digital and refocused its product offering under a new management team to boost business performance, its chief commercial officer told Drapers.
Beales explores possible saleSubscription
British department store chain Beales has called in advisers to asses a number of strategic and refinancing options including the potential sale of the company.
Former Sports Direct CFO joins Ted BakerSubscription
Ted Baker has appointed former Sports Direct chief financial officer Jon Kempster as an independent non-executive director.
Sports Direct will decide on the closure of loss-making House of Fraser stores within “months” if the government fails to change the current business rates system, CEO Mike Ashley has said.
Moody's downgrades Shandong RuyiSubscription
Credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Chinese owner of Aquascutum and Gieves & Hawkes because of the “limited progress on its refinancing plans”.
The industry has welcomed the “certainty” of a majority Conservative government.
Arcadia refinances Topshop flagshipSubscription
Arcadia Group has confirmed the refinancing of its £310m mortgage on Topshop’s flagship store on London’s Oxford Street.
New Look appoints CEOSubscription
New Look has announced that COO Nigel Oddy will step into the CEO role in the new year.
Superdry to launch new premium linesSubscription
Superdry is to launch four new premium, limited edition collections for its autumn 20.