All French Connection articles – Page 10

  • Asos magazine
    Analysis

    Putting media at the heart of selling fashion

    2010-07-30T00:00:00Z

    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

  • french_connection_website.jpg
    News

    French Connection site ratings strike a chord

    2010-07-30T00:00:00Z

    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
    News

    Retail’s stock rises as June sales tick along

    2010-07-16T00:00:00Z

    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
    News

    Analysts cool on French Connection

    2010-05-28T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • Menswear sales have been "encouraging" at French Connection
    News

    Menswear sales improve at French Connection

    2010-05-19T12:47:00Z

    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
    News

    Refreshing French Connection

    2010-05-14T00:00:00Z

    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
    News

    Retail drifts as City ponders the big issues

    2010-05-14T00:00:00Z

    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
    News

    Topshop prompts Harrods to revamp young fashion

    2010-05-07T00:00:00Z

    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

    2010-03-16T17:25:00Z

    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
    News

    French Connection to sell Nicole Farhi and scale back US retail

    2010-03-15T09:07:00Z

    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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    News

    SuperGroup confident of IPO success as others falter

    2010-02-19T00:00:00Z

    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

    2010-02-11T17:42:00Z

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

  • George
    Opinion

    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.

  • Toast_PopUp1.jpg
    News

    Toast opens Cheltenham pop-up store

    2009-12-07T12:40:00Z

    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
    News

    French Connection sales helped by currency gains

    2009-11-25T09:00:00Z

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

  • French Connection Summer2009 Oxford Street
    News

    French Connection axes Japan stores to stem loss

    2009-10-09T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • French Connection Oxford Street
    News

    French Connection looks at strategy as losses grow

    2009-09-25T00:00:00Z

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

  • French Connection has cut head office jobs
    News

    French Connection posts loss

    2009-09-17T09:04:00Z

    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

    2009-07-10T00:00:00Z

    Chairman and chief executive, French Connection

  • French Connection Summer2009 Oxford Street
    Gallery

    Store of the week: French Connection, Oxford Street

    2009-06-05T00:00:00Z

    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 ...