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La Senza’s administrators are set to shutter another 12 unprofitable stores, impacting 130 jobs.
Cath Kidston has sold a stake in the business to private equity firm Baring Asia as it plans over 100 stores in China within three years.
Investment firm Endless has acquired online maternity specialist Kiddicare from Morrisons for £2m.
Mamas & Papas has inked a deal with department store Liberty’s owner, private equity firm BlueGem, which is taking a majority stake in the retailer.
A sale is nearing for both Morrisons-owned Kiddicare and the Co-op’s chemist business with deals being hammered out in the next few weeks.
Retail news round-up on June 30, 2014: Morrisons down to two bidders for Kiddicare, Dixons Carphone merger fees hit £22.6m, Adidas offers olive branch to Sports Direct and more.
Retail Week’s cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on B&M’s £2.7bn flotation and the resulting financial windfall for Simon Arora.
One of retail’s most colourful and controversial figures Jon Asgeir Johannesson is plotting his return to the UK retail after his fraud acquittal.
The fervour surrounding Aldi and Lidl’s discounting belies the longstanding tradition of discounters in the UK retail market.
Asda has continued to thrive in a rapidly changing retail environment by using innovation to make customers’ lives easier.