All Mosaic articles – Page 3

  • News

    Baugur says assets sale 'impossible' before Christmas


    Baugur has warned against a quick fire sale of its assets controlled by the Icelandic government, saying it would be “impossible” to achieve this close to Christmas.

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    Shoe Studio relaunches its web site


    Footwear retailer Shoe Studio has relaunched its web site to include a further 50 men’s and women’s footwear brands and free returns.

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    Baugur-backed retailers plan buy-outs


    The management of a number of Baugur-backed retailers are putting plans in place to buy back equity and debt now controlled by the Icelandic government.

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    Baugur: end of an era


    The end of an era loomed this week with the likely break-up of Icelandic investor Baugur’s portfolio and the end of its influence on the UK high street.

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    Baugur rejects claim that retail businesses are for sale


    Baugur has denied comments by Alchemy Partners chief Jon Moulton that he was offered a number of the Icelandic investor’s UK retail companies in the aftermath of the collapse of Iceland’s banking industry.

  • News

    Mosaic posts first-half EBITDA rise of 6 per cent


    Fashion group Mosaic has reported that EBITDA in its first half to July 26 rose by 6 per cent to 33.4 million to represent 8 per cent of sales.

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    Oasis links with Liberty as it backs sub-brands


    Oasis will launch a capsule clothing range using Liberty’s iconic prints next season as it drives sales of its sub-brands.

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    Liverpool One opens


    Grosvenor’s 1 billion retail, leisure and residential scheme Liverpool One opens its doors today.

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    Mosaic hires Shoe Studio MD


    Mosaic Fashions has appointed a managing director for its Shoe Studio footwear business.

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    The customer is always right…


    Another week, another tale of fashion sector woe. More retailers took a battering in the headlines this week.

  • Gallery

    Store of the week: Karen Millen, SoHo, New York


    The Karen Millen store in Lower Manhattan’s fashionable SoHo district, which was completed last month, is an example of a retailer responding sensitively to its local environment.

  • Analysis

    A tale of two nations


    As the slowdown starts to take its toll, a more complex picture of which areas are suffering most is beginning to emerge. Katie Kilgallen investigates the geographical divide

  • News

    Mosaic Fashions falls into the red


    Mosaic Fashions has suffered a 30.2 million pre-tax loss in the year to January 26 compared with a pre-tax profit of 17.2 million the year before.

  • News

    Mosaic bids to take Principles upmarket


    Mosaic has unveiled the first fruits of its turnaround strategy at smart womenswear chain Principles, 18 months after acquiring the retailer.

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    Oasis appoints retail operations director


    Oasis has recruited Ann Summers director Ian Wallis as retail operations director.

  • Analysis

    Is Baugur the new Sears?


    Icelandic investor Baugur has changed the face of UK retail over the past five years. But with tougher times approaching, Amy Shields asks if it has overstretched itself

  • News

    Egan to leave Shoe Studio


    Shoe Studio Group (SSG) chief operating officer John Egan will leave the group.