All End Clothing articles

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    End Clothing chief finance officer moves to ScS


    ScS has named Mark Fleetwood as its new chief financial officer, who will take up the role from outgoing CFO Chris Muir later this year.

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    End (Financials)


    End saw its sales lift 1% to £221.1m for the year to end March 2023 (FY2022) despite trading disruption. The fashion retailer implemented a new stock system mid-year which it said “presented challenges to the business.”  These included adverse effects on its operations and customer ordering experience. During this period, the retailer incurred additional costs to ensure consistency of delivery to the End customer – with a significant stock write off. 

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    End (Overview)


    Based in Newcastle, End is a rapidly growing contemporary fashion retailer targeting “the new wave of fashion-conscious consumers” who mix “innovative and directional” clothing. A pioneer in offering a combination of high-end luxury brands blended with streetwear, End was initially established as a menswear business, the retailer moved into womenswear from 2021.

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    End (SWOT)


    The retailer’s unique brand mix and content output defines new trends and encourages customers to “push the boundaries” by mixing luxury and contemporary brands. End has established clear authority in this area, cementing its position as the go-to-source for premium fashion and exclusive sneaker drops, with womenswear also added from 2021.

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    End snapped up by Carlyle Group in £750m deal


    Premium fashion retailer End has been snapped up by buyout giant The Carlyle Group in a deal valuing the business at more than £750m.

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    How Rent the Runway is turning traditional retail on its head


    “We are not an ecommerce business – it sounds like a soundbite, but it’s true.”

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    Where do retailers stand in the rental revolution?


    Across many sectors, consumers are shunning buying in favour of renting products. Against this backdrop, where do retailers stand? 

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    International luxury trio to make UK debuts in London


    Three international luxury labels are preparing to open their debut UK stores after signing for units at high-profile London locations.