All Moss Bros articles – Page 9

  • News

    Moss Bros chairman steps down

    2008-06-20T09:21:14Z

    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 .

  • News

    Moss Bros in turmoil as candidates for chair refuse job

    2008-06-19T10:00:53Z

    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.

  • News

    Moss Bros like-for-likes fall 1.5%

    2008-06-13T08:44:51Z

    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.

  • News

    Gee family could sell Moss Bros stake

    2008-06-12T15:00:33Z

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

  • News

    Moss Bros close to appointing chairman

    2008-06-10T08:35:14Z

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

  • News

    McCarthy insists Baugur will not abandon Moss Bros after bid flop

    2008-06-05T11:55:49Z

    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.

  • News

    Moss Bros saga costs Baugur £500k

    2008-06-02T09:06:59Z

    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

    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 Telegraph .

  • 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.