All Moss Bros articles – Page 9

  • Opinion

    Diamonds are forever

    2008-05-29T16:40:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Baugur scraps Moss Bros bid

    2008-05-27T08:24:32Z

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

  • News

    Laura Ashley snaps up 2.2 million Moss Bros shares

    2008-05-22T09:10:10Z

    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

    2008-05-19T09:34:00Z

    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

    2008-05-13T09:47:15Z

    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

    2008-05-08T16:59:49Z

    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.

  • News

    Baugur reviews Moss Bros bid

    2008-05-06T08:20:43Z

    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

    2008-04-24T11:10:26Z

    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.

  • News

    Supplier eyes Baugur's Moss Bros stake

    2008-04-21T08:28:01Z

    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

  • News

    Baugur ‘in the mood’ to buy Moss Bros

    2008-04-10T09:01:57Z

    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.

  • News

    Moss Bros mystery investor revealed

    2008-04-09T08:33:59Z

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

  • News

    Debenhams considered Moss Bros bid

    2008-04-07T10:03:18Z

    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

    2008-04-03T12:41:37Z

    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.

  • News

    Moss Bros enters the red

    2008-04-03T08:44:39Z

    Moss Bros has gone in to the red after notching up pre-tax losses of 1.4 million for the year to January 26.

  • News

    Greenwoods boss rules out Moss bid

    2008-04-02T09:02:28Z

    John Hanson, the head of menswear chain Greenwoods, has ruled himself out of the race for embattled rival chain Moss Bros.

  • News

    Mystery investor buys stake in Moss Bros

    2008-03-28T11:22:02Z

    A mystery investor has bought a stake of almost 8 per cent in Moss Bros as the plot surrounding the embattled menswear chain thickens.

  • News

    Laura Ashley ups stake in Moss Bros

    2008-03-26T08:51:48Z

    Laura Ashley raised its stake in troubled menswear retailer Moss Bros yesterday for the fifth time this month.

  • Analysis

    Keep it in the family

    2008-03-05T14:36:32Z

    Baugur’s bid for Moss Bros last week has sparked a bitter war of words over the retailer’s future. As the battle hots up, Lisa Berwin looks at what lies ahead for the venerable brand

  • Opinion

    Moss Bros in no-man’s land

    2008-03-05T14:04:54Z

    Sometimes, a picture says more than any words ever could. And the photograph of the Moss Bros store on Oxford Street on page 18, taken this Monday, just screams desperation.

  • News

    Moss Bros shares spike as offer from Baugur fuels investor fight

    2008-03-05T12:40:00Z

    Menswear retailer Moss Bros was the week’s biggest riser as a bad-tempered battle for control raged. Members of the founding families, the board and associates of potential buyer Baugur all laid into each other, which can hardly be helping store performance.