All French Connection articles – Page 10

  • Asos magazine

    Putting media at the heart of selling fashion


    Displaying product isn’t enough for today’s fashion retailers, with compelling editorial content both online and in print becoming a vital element of their marketing. Lisa Berwin reports

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    French Connection site ratings strike a chord


    French Connection has said that it has reduced returns and improved customer engagement with the launch of ratings and reviews on its website this month.

  • ASOS

    Retail’s stock rises as June sales tick along


    Retailers achieved “decent sales growth” in June, the BRC reported, and store stocks rose over the week although they lagged the All-Share index.

  • French Connection

    Analysts cool on French Connection


    The City reacted coolly to French Connection’s interim management statement last week, which showed that the retailer improved margins but that like-for-like sales fell.

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    Menswear sales improve at French Connection


    French Connection saw like-for-like retail sales in the UK and Europe fall 1.9% for the 14 weeks ended May 14, but performance was ahead of plan and better than last year thanks to improved gross margin and cost controls.

  • George Macdonald

    Refreshing French Connection


    While market debutant SuperGroup has reported a surge in sales and likely profits, another fashion retailer in a similar mould is engaged in a battle to restore profitability.

  • Comet

    Retail drifts as City ponders the big issues


    Stores, particularly food retailers, underperformed a market convulsed by uncertainty as big issues such as the future of the euro and the outcome of the general election dominated headlines.

  • Harrods

    Topshop prompts Harrods to revamp young fashion


    Knightsbridge department store Harrods is to overhaul its young fashion offer as it prepares for the opening of a giant Topshop store on its doorstep on May 20.

  • Opinion

    Off your Marks


    Back from the slopes now, fortunately in one piece, and it seems like there’s been a lot going on. Terry Green’s departure from Tesco was always inevitable, but he held on there for longer than I and many others expected. He’s rubbed plenty of people up the wrong way down the years, but I rather like him - retail needs its larger than life characters and he’s certainly one of them.

  • Stephen Marks: sad to be selling Nicole Farhi

    French Connection to sell Nicole Farhi and scale back US retail


    Fashion group French Connection is selling its Nicole Farhi business and closing most of its US shops following a strategic review.

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    SuperGroup confident of IPO success as others falter


    Directors of SuperGroup, which aims to raise £125m through an IPO, are confident of the retailer’s longevity despite some potential investor concerns about fashion’s volatility.

  • News

    French Connection targets premium customers with latest ad campaign


    French Connection has unveiled its latest ad campaign, one of its highest profile pushes since the legendary FCUK launch in 1997.

  • George

    Superdry: A Super prospect?

    January 29, 2010

    Walk down any high street or into a bar and you’ll almost certainly see one brand in evidence - Superdry.

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    Toast opens Cheltenham pop-up store


    Toast, the French Connection-owned fashion, accessories and homewares retailer, has opened a pop-up store in Cheltenham that will become permanent in February.

  • French Connection Oxford Street

    French Connection sales helped by currency gains


    French Connection has benefitted from more favourable exchange rates in the three months to October 30 with overall group turnover up 8%.

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    French Connection axes Japan stores to stem loss


    French Connection is to close its stores in Japan and intends to hand the operation over to a licensee in a bid to stem haemorrhaging losses at the division.

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    French Connection looks at strategy as losses grow


    French Connection has launched a strategic review after interim losses surged to £12.8m from £5.4m.

  • French Connection has cut head office jobs

    French Connection posts loss


    French Connection has revealed interim losses which forced it to close its Northern European retail division and make staff cuts to bolster profitability.

  • Analysis

    Stephen Marks


    Chairman and chief executive, French Connection

  • French Connection Summer2009 Oxford Street

    Store of the week: French Connection, Oxford Street


    Sometimes the simplest things are best. This is French Connection in the middle of Oxford Street – a store that seems to have been there for as long as you might care to remember. Which is probably why there has been something of a tendency to treat it as an ...