All End Clothing articles

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    Prospect People

    Simon Lister

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    Marketing manager at End Clothing

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    John Parker

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    Co-founder and joint managing director at End Clothing

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    End Clothing (Financials)

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    Sales at End Clothing have grown exceptionally rapidly over the past five years following investment from Index Ventures back in 2014. Total sales reached £170m over the year to end-March 2020, an increase of 27% during the course of the year, but more than six times as much as the retailer was generating just five years earlier.

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    Stores at End Clothing

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    While ecommerce sales typically account for around 90% of overall sales, physical stores are perceived to be central to future growth, heightening the profile of the brand and providing customers with physical touchpoints and a “truly immersive luxury experience”.

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    End Clothing (People)

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    Christiaan Ashworth and John Parker have retained a ‘significant’ minority stake in the business following The Carlyle Group’s acquisition of a majority holding in April 2021, and remain in position as joint chief executives.

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    End Clothing (Strategy)

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    Founded by Christiaan Ashworth and John Parker, End Clothing is one of the pioneers of blending high-end luxury with streetwear. The retailer stocks more than 500 brands across luxury fashion, emerging designers and exclusive sport and streetwear, now covering womenswear as well as menswear. 

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    End Clothing (Overview)

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    Based in Newcastle, End Clothing is a rapidly growing contemporary fashion retailer, targeting“the new wave of fashion-conscious consumers” who mix ”innovative and directional” clothing. Initially established as a menswear business, it has recently moved into womenswear. 

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    Ecommerce at End Clothing

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    End trades globally online and through its iOS and Android apps, with its ecommerce business typically accounting for around 90% of annual sales. 

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    Technology strategy at End Clothing

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    Relying on innovation to engage its digital-first target customer, continuous development and investment in new technology is required to maintain its edge.

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    Customer and marketing at End Clothing

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    End Clothing is all about blending high-end luxury with streetwear and has a mission to create “inclusive, exciting and memorable retail experiences” for its millennial and generation Z customers who want to create an individual look. 

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    End Clothing (SWOT)

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    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. 

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    Supply chain at End Clothing

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    Supporting its rapid growth, End brought on a new fulfilment centre close to the A1 in Washington, Tyne and Wear, in 2019. By the end of the year, most of its operations had transitioned to the new facility, which has five times as much capacity as the retailer’s original warehouse in Shiremoor, North Tyneside where it was initially headquartered.

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    Christiaan Ashworth

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    Co-founder and joint managing director at End Clothing

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    End Clothing (Outlook)

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    While it targets a fairly narrow sector of the market, End Clothing has built up a loyal following amid its digital-first customer base and has been going from strength to strength over the past few years.ps.

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    End snapped up by Carlyle Group in £750m deal

    2021-03-24T07:44:00Z

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