All Baugur articles – Page 8

  • News

    Supplier eyes Baugur's Moss Bros stake


    The Moss Bros founding families are hoping that one of its biggest suppliers, the tailor Berwin & Berwin, will buy Baugur’s 29 per cent stake in the retailer to effectively scupper the Icelandic investor’s planned 40 million acquisition of the menswear company, according to The Daily Telegraph .

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    On the critical list


    Retail in the emergency room as it faces the harshest trading conditions since the 1990s, with the worst still to come

  • MKOne

    Baugur to sell MK One


    Baugur has hoisted a for sale sign over its MK One value fashion chain.

  • Opinion

    Survival of the fittest


    Retailers attending the World Retail Congress in Barcelona this week could be forgiven for reaching for a stiff glass of Sangria.

  • News

    Baugur to focus on retail following disposals


    Serial investor Baugur is selling its media, technology and financial services operations to raise 430 million to fund future retail acquisitions.

  • News

    Baugur to sponsor London College of Fashion


    Baugur has formed a partnership with the London College of Fashion (LCF) to sponsor its graduate shows and offer students work placements, mentoring and guest lectures.

  • Analysis

    The house that John built


    John King is making strides towards realising his ambition of turning House of Fraser into a UK Nordstrom. He talks to Amy Shields

  • News

    House of Fraser opens High Wycombe store


    House of Fraser will open its second store in a week on Thursday (March 13).

  • News

    House of Fraser opens Belfast store


    House of Fraser has unveiled its first shop to open since the takeover of the department store group in a Baugur-backed deal more than a year ago.

  • News

    Hamleys wows shoppers with its magic windows


    World-famous toy retailer Hamleys thrilled its customers with live magic in the window of its Regent Street store last week.

  • Analysis

    Keep it in the family


    Baugur’s bid for Moss Bros last week has sparked a bitter war of words over the retailer’s future. As the battle hots up, Lisa Berwin looks at what lies ahead for the venerable brand

  • News

    House of Fraser unveils Westfield London plans


    House of Fraser has revealed the first images of its 103,000 sq ft (9,570 sq m) Westfield London store, which is set to open by Christmas and is one of five anchors at the scheme.

  • News

    McCarthy hits out as Baugur bids for Moss


    Moss Bros non-executive director and Baugur board member Don McCarthy has outlined the Icelandic investor’s plans for the retailer if its takeover succeeds.

  • Opinion

    Decision day looms for Moss


    Baugur’s 42p-a-share offer for Moss Bros may have split the retailer’s board and shareholders, but should be welcomed.

  • Opinion

    Cross Bros


    There have been more than a few cross words exchanged at Moss Bros this week.

  • News

    Moss Bros shareholder to launch rival bid


    A private shareholder is poised to launch a rival takeover bid for Moss Bros in competition with Icelandic investor Baugur.

  • Analysis

    Is Baugur the new Sears?


    Icelandic investor Baugur has changed the face of UK retail over the past five years. But with tougher times approaching, Amy Shields asks if it has overstretched itself

  • Opinion

    Baugur can get past its issues


    “Is Baugur’s UK retail empire on the verge of meltdown?” So began a story in The Sunday Telegraph last month.

  • The Works

    Why low prices are not enough


    People may be watching what they spend, but that hasn’t saved value specialists from collapse. George MacDonald surveys their prospects as they enter another tough year

  • News

    Shepherdson takes helm at Whistles in retail return


    Jane Shepherdson has made her retail comeback by acquiring Whistles from Mosaic in a move first revealed by Retail Week (November 30).