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  • Ben Barnett, CEO, TFG London Subscription

    Top 10011 December 2018

    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.

  • Whistles autumn 19

    Boost in sales at The Foschini GroupSubscription

    News24 May 2019

    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.  

  • kirsty for web

    Comment: Hobbs sale is a bright spot on gloomy high streetSubscription

    Comment7 November 2017

    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.

  • damsel in a dress autumn 17

    Foschini Group eyes 100 UK locations for Damsel in a DressSubscription

    News8 February 2017

    South African retailer The Foschini Group (TFG) is planning to open 100 UK stores and concessions for Damsel in a Dress after acquiring the womenswear brand this week.

  • Hobbs autumn 18 womenswear

    Hobbs heads for Hong KongSubscription

    News22 October 2018

    Hobbs will cut the ribbon on its first store in Hong Kong in December, entering its seventh new international market this year.

  • hobbs aw 17

    Hobbs sale will ‘accelerate its success’, says CEOSubscription

    News7 November 2017

    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.

  • Hobbs Connecticut

    Phase Eight and Whistles owner acquires HobbsSubscription

    News7 November 2017

    TFG London, the owner of Phase Eight and Whistles, has bought British womenswear brand Hobbs for an undisclosed sum. 

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    Phase Eight and Whistles owner buys Damsel in a Dress Subscription

    News6 February 2017

    South African retailer The Foschini Group (TFG) has scooped up another UK business in the form of womenswear brand Damsel in a Dress.

  • Phase Eight spring 15 collection

    Phase Eight reveals post-sale expansion plans and plus-size brand launchSubscription

    News19 January 2015

    Phase Eight will embark on further store expansion following its acquisition by The Foschini Group (TFG) and will launch a standalone plus-size brand in the UK and overseas.

  • Phase Eight

    Phase Eight sold to South African retailerSubscription

    News16 January 2015

    Phase Eight is to be sold to Cape Town-based retailer The Foschini Group in a deal that could see the British womenswear retailer rolled out across South Africa.

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