Chanel bags tannery to guarantee luxury leather supply Friday, 6th December 2013
Chanel has snapped up its lamb hide provider in an effort to guarantee long-term supplies and to control quality.
Italian state-backed fund eyes Versace in potential €1.1bn deal Thursday, 5th December 2013
The Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) is rumoured to be willing to put in an offer for the Versace fashion house which would value the business at EUR 1.1 billion.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill to expand store portfolio after earning £56.7m profit Monday, 25th November 2013
Edinburgh Woollen Mill is planning to expand its store portfolio after profits trebled following the purchase of Peacocks from administration.
Mywardrobe.com rescued from administration in pre-pack deal Wednesday, 20th November 2013
Mywardrobe.com has been rescued from administration in a pre-pack deal that will safeguard 50 jobs.
Tie Rack to close its 44 UK stores, risking 200 jobs Wednesday, 20th November 2013
The chain store, formerly ubiquitous in train stations and air ports, has been in a state of steady decline since its peak in the 1990s when it boasted 450 stores.
Kering snaps up "significant" stake in Tomas Maier Tuesday, 19th November 2013
Kering is to invest in Tomas Maier – the signature brand of Bottega Veneta’s creative director.
Sir Philip Green mulls convenience store launch in BHS chain Friday, 15th November 2013
Sir Philip Green is planning to launch food outlets in up to 150 of his BHS stores in an effort to take on supermarkets and long-time adversary, Marks & Spencer.
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