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TFG London launches new concept store Subscription
TFG London, which owns Hobbs, Whistles, Phase Eight and Damsel in a Dress, has brought the brands together for the first time as part of a new concept store at Intu-owned shopping centre Lakeside.
Whistles turnover up as profits drop Subscription
Womenswear brand Whistles has reported a 7% year-on year rise in turnover to £73.4m for the year to 31 March, driven by new store and concession openings.
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.
A trade sale to another retailer would be “the best fit” for Karen Millen, industry experts have told Drapers.
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.
TFG London seeks to expand retail portfolio Subscription
The Foschini Group (TFG) is seeking to secure more than 100,000 sq ft of retail space across its UK fashion brand portfolio during the next 12 months.
Strong Christmas sales at TFG London Subscription
TFG London, the owner of Phase Eight, Whistles, Hobbs and Damsel in a Dress, had a 4.7% year on year increase in sales in December, underpinned by strong post-Black Friday trade and an “excellent” response to the launch of its end of season Sale.
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.
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.
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.
The biggest moments of 2017VideoSubscription
As another tumultuous year draws to a close, Drapers takes a look back at the biggest stories of the 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.
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.
Phase Eight and Whistles owner acquires HobbsSubscription
TFG London, the owner of Phase Eight and Whistles, has bought British womenswear brand Hobbs for an undisclosed sum.
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.
South African retailer The Foschini Group (TFG) has scooped up another UK business in the form of womenswear brand Damsel in a Dress.
Whistles suffered a pre-tax loss of £15.5m in the year before it was taken over by Phase Eight owner The Foschini Group.
Sales up at Phase Eight and Whistles owner Subscription
TFG Brands, the holding company for Whistles and Phase Eight, reported a 47% jump in sales to £127.8m for the six months to 30 September.
Whistles 'back on track', despite £2.9m lossSubscription
Whistles has reported a £2.9m EBITDA loss for the year to 30 January but said that the business is “back on track”.
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.