All Moss Bros articles – Page 9

  • News

    Moss Bros chairman steps down


    Moss Bros has announced that Keith Hamill has today stepped down, leaving the beleaguered retailer without a chairman, as forecast in today’s Retail Week .

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    Moss Bros in turmoil as candidates for chair refuse job


    Moss Bros will be left without a new chairman this week after it emerged that potential candidates are unwilling to take the role at the beleaguered retailer.

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    Moss Bros like-for-likes fall 1.5%


    Moss Bros, the menswear retailer that Icelandic investor Baugur considered buying, has reported a 1.5 per cent fall in like-for-like sales for the 19 weeks to June 7.

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    Gee family could sell Moss Bros stake


    Moss Bros founding family member shareholders the Gee family are understood to be considering selling their stake in the menswear retailer.

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    Moss Bros close to appointing chairman


    Moss Bros is understood to have approached former BAA retail director Barry Gibson about the role of chairman.

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    McCarthy insists Baugur will not abandon Moss Bros after bid flop


    Moss Bros non-executive director and Baugur board member Don McCarthy has firmly reiterated the Icelandic investor’s commitment to working with Moss Bros shareholders and management to revive the menswear retailer.

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    Moss Bros saga costs Baugur £500k


    Baugur has had to stump up 500,000 to pay advisers after it walked away from its 40 million bid for Moss Bros.

  • Opinion

    Diamonds are forever


    It was one in the bag for Burberry this week, as the luxury retailer revealed a 25 per cent surge in profits for the year to the end of March. The figures confirm that, despite the credit crunch, nothing comes between a woman and a handbag.

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    Baugur scraps Moss Bros bid


    Icelandic investment group Baugur has scrapped its offer for menswear retailer Moss Bros after a drawn-out four-month process.

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    Laura Ashley snaps up 2.2 million Moss Bros shares


    Laura Ashley has upped its stake in Moss Bros to 9.79 per cent as Icelandic investor Baugur continues to circle the menswear group.

  • Analysis

    Carphone deal jolts electricals but grocers fail to impress City


    Carphone Warehouse’s deal with Best Buy set the sector alight at the end of last week, sparking a wave of buying and bid speculation.

  • News

    Laura Ashley takes Moss Bros stake beyond 7 per cent


    Laura Ashley has boosted its stake in menswear retailer Moss Bros by buying a further 625,000 shares for 47p each, giving it more than 7 million shares in total.

  • News

    Moss Bros’s future uncertain as Baugur weighs up options


    Men’s formalwear retailer Moss Bros Group remained in limbo this week after potential buyer Baugur confirmed only that it and investment vehicle Newco continued to review due diligence.

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    Baugur reviews Moss Bros bid


    Icelandic group Baugur is continuing to evaluate its 42p a share offer for struggling menswear retailer Moss Bros.

  • News

    Moss Bros founders give nod to Berwin


    The family shareholders of Moss Bros have welcomed interest from menswear supplier Simon Berwin in buying Baugur’s stake in the retailer, as the Icelandic investor’s intentions remain unclear.

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    Supplier eyes Baugur's Moss Bros stake


    The Moss Bros founding families are hoping that one of its biggest suppliers, the tailor Berwin & Berwin, will buy Baugur’s 29 per cent stake in the retailer to effectively scupper the Icelandic investor’s planned 40 million acquisition of the menswear company, according to The Daily Telegraph .

  • News

    Baugur ‘in the mood’ to buy Moss Bros


    Baugur executive chairman J n sgeir J hannesson has said the investor is still looking to buy menswear retailer Moss Bros, after dismissing an approach to sell its 29 per cent stake.

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    Moss Bros mystery investor revealed


    A mystery investor in Moss Bros has been identified as property and retail trader Paul Singh.

  • News

    Debenhams considered Moss Bros bid


    Debenhams has held secret talks about a potential bid for Moss Bros, according to The Sunday Times .

  • Opinion

    Moss Bros could be a late developer


    The Mothercare that released its fourth-quarter results this morning is a far cry from the mess that chief executive Ben Gordon inherited in 2002.