• The Jacobson Group has bought footwear retailer Dolcis out of administration

    Dolcis bought out of administration


    The Jacobson Group has bought footwear retailer Dolcis out of administration.

  • Former Faith boss plots return to retail

    John Kinnaird plans to launch new shoe chain


    Retail entrepreneur John Kinnaird is reportedly plotting a return to retail with the launch of a new footwear chain.

  • Opinion

    Alexon's war of attrition


    Beleaguered Alexon has a fight on its hands if it is to survive in tact this year, after it revealed a dire full-year performance.The retailer’s plunge in to the red was largely due to the performance of its young-fashion brand Bay Trading, where £7m-plus losses dragged down the rest of the fashion

  • News

    Stylo to cut jobs after losses widen


    Stylo posted first-half losses after tax of 9.3 million, up from 7.5 million in the red during the same period last year, and revealed it will slash jobs at the business.

  • News

    Stylo rescues Dolcis


    Stylo has bought Dolcis out of administration.

  • Opinion

    Kinnaird must put his best foot forward


    Retail entrepreneur John Kinnaird, whose shoe chain Dolcis went into administration last month, made a bold comeback this week with the acquisition of struggling clothing chain Style Menswear for a token sum of 1.

  • News

    Kinnaird set on Dolcis revival as landlords rally


    John Kinnaird remains confident of launching a bid next week for footwear chain Dolcis, as he continues to rally landlord support.

  • News

    Footwear specialists suffer


    Cost inflation has compounded the problems facing the UK’s footwear specialists, according to a report from Verdict Research.

  • News

    Suitors circle Dolcis


    Dolcis administrator KPMG has been contacted by about 40 parties that have expressed an interest in the footwear chain.

  • News

    Dolcis enters administration


    Beleaguered footwear chain Dolcis has today been placed in administration after owner John Kinnaird lost the battle to save the retailer.