All Liberty articles – Page 6

  • Liberty Sign2
    News

    Liberty sales up 20% in 2009

    2010-01-15T11:50:00Z

    Sales at Liberty climbed 20% in 2009 after a revamp of the iconic department store boosted footfall.

  • Potential buyers are interested in Liberty
    News

    Liberty attracts potential buyers

    2009-12-22T10:38:00Z

    Several parties have expressed interest in acquiring famous department store Liberty but a deal may prove elusive.

  • Timberland
    Photo gallery

    The Retail Week Stores Book 2009

    2009-11-13T00:00:00Z

    The recession may be squeezing retail but the third edition of Retail Week’s stores book shows retailers are still using design innovation to raise their game. John Ryan takes a look at some of this year’s entries.

  • Liberty: trading ahead of last year
    News

    Liberty sales ‘stronger than last year’

    2009-11-06T10:07:00Z

    London department store Liberty has reported “strong” sales in July, driven by sales from womenswear and its own-label brand, Liberty of London.

  • Liberty
    News

    Luxury retailers lambast EU plans to reduce brands’ control

    2009-10-16T00:00:00Z

    Retailers could gain the right to sell any brand in stores or online, after the European Commission launched a review of selective distribution laws.

  • Liberty Sign2
    News

    Liberty losses narrow

    2009-08-27T09:21:00Z

    Upmarket London department store Liberty has reduced its first half losses after the relaunch of its West End flagship store proved a success.

  • shields amy cutout
    Opinion

    Taking Liberty

    2009-07-30T12:40:00Z

    London department store Liberty announced this week that it has appointed advisers to review its options, which could include a push overseas and expansion in the UK, but is this taking Liberty too far?

  • LinksofLondon
    News

    Links of London founders launch fine jewellery business

    2009-07-30T09:55:00Z

    The husband and wife team behind jewellery chain Links of London have launched a new business in 11 department stores.

  • London department store Liberty has begun a strategic review of the business
    News

    Liberty considers international push

    2009-07-27T08:17:00Z

    Iconic London department store Liberty has confirmed it has begun a strategic review of the business to explore ways of developing the brand internationally.

  • Liberty roundtable
    Analysis

    Under discussion: online fulfilment

    June 26, 2009

    When a group of retailers met to discuss the future of online fulfilment, all accepted there’s work to be done to improve delivery options. By Joanna Perry

  • Liberty shopfront
    News

    Liberty of London to exit Sloane Street store

    2009-06-22T08:37:00Z

    Liberty of London will leave its Sloane Street store after receiving an unsolicited offer from a European fashion brand.

  • News

    Space NK hires Fraser Allan as new chief executive

    2009-05-07T10:20:00Z

    Beauty retailer Space NK has hired a former finance director of Liberty as its new chief executive. Fraser Allan is understood to have joined this week, following the departure of Judith Pilkington last month. A source told The Independent that his “remit is to energise and focus the business and ...

  • Liberty Sign2
    News

    Liberty losses widen but sales climb

    2009-04-24T08:56:00Z

    Iconic London department store Liberty has reported that pre-tax losses widened slightly for the year to December 31, but sales rose 9 per cent to £50.2m. For the full year, Liberty said pre-tax losses increased from £6.4m in 2007 to £7m. The group highlighted that large one-off costs such as ...

  • Liberty Bazaar 16x9
    Photo gallery

    Liberty in the name of luxury

    2009-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Liberty’s latest incarnation is a tour de force of luxurious, design-led merchandising. John Ryan takes a look at the cosmetic overhaul

  • News

    Liberty unveils look of its renaissance

    2009-02-20T07:00:00Z

    Luxury department store Liberty has unveiled its new look as it embarks on its “Retail Renaissance”.

  • Opinion

    For love and Liberty

    2009-02-12T11:39:27Z

    The owners of luxury department store Liberty are hoping that the retailer can turn fortunes around when it unveils the results of its 'Retail Renaissance' on Saturday.

  • News

    Liberty reveals robust trading update for 2008

    2009-01-05T09:17:00Z

    Iconic London department store Liberty has revealed that sales for the first 10 months of 2008 were ahead of comparative trading levels.

  • News

    Liberty appoints new buying director

    2008-11-05T15:10:53Z

    Liberty, the iconic department store, has appointed Edwin Burstell as buying director.

  • News

    Liberty trading in line with expectations

    2008-10-02T09:55:48Z

    Liberty has revealed that trading over the past three months has been in line with expectations despite the economic turmoil.

  • News

    Liberty losses widen after investment

    2008-08-28T08:52:43Z

    Pre-tax losses at Liberty have increased in the first six months of the year as the iconic department store continues to invest in its Liberty of London brand.