Next has today cut the ribbon on one its largest stores in the UK – a giant 55,000 sq ft flagship store at the intu Merry Hill centre in the West Midlands.
Mike Ashley has said he may retain up to 47 of House of Fraser’s 59 stores, as part of his revitalisation plans for the business he acquired in a pre-pack deal on Friday.
US athletic brand Champion is staging an exclusive women’s pop-up in the Designer Studio of Selfridges Oxford Street flagship featuring many of its iconic pieces updated and re-invented in fresh, new colourways for the season.
G-Star RAW has become the latest in a line of brands to take a new unit in the recently refurbished Sheffield supermall Meadowhall.
Retail tycoon Philip Day, who lost out in his bid to acquire House of Fraser last week, has urged winning bidder Mike Ashley to ensure the chain’s creditors and concessionaires are paid in full.
Jack Wills founder Peter Williams is reportedly set to depart the business he founded for the second time following a disagreement with PE backers BlueGem Capital Partners.
Mike Ashley is a retail predator. Much like a lion watching his prey out on the savannah, he waits until the wildebeest looks weak and separated from the herd and then bides his time. Pouncing only when it suits him and he’s certain of a tasty and easy meal.