All Robert Dyas articles – Page 5

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    Robert Dyas to unveil new-look store

    2009-07-10T00:00:00Z

    The hardware retailer will unveil a new-look store at the end of the month as part of its strategy to revitalise the business.

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    Robert Dyas sets out plans after buyout

    2009-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Hardware chain Robert Dyas has laid out a three-year strategy to revitalise the business after completing a management buyout last week. Chief executive Steve Round, along with turnaround specialist and new non-executive chairman Ian Gray, now wholly own the business after buying out private equity firm Change Capital. The three-year ...

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    Banks start living in the real world

    2009-04-09T13:35:00Z

    The attitude of those in whose hands the future of struggling retailers rests seems to have changed

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    Robert Dyas completes management buyout

    2009-04-08T14:05:00Z

    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas has completed its management buyout. The retailer, which said the deal is “fully supported” by its banks, said it will now be able to “build on its recent excellent trading performance while safeguarding the future of its employees and stores across the South of England”. ...

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    Robert Dyas pays owners £2.75m

    2009-04-07T10:31:00Z

    Robert Dyas has paid its private equity owners Change Capital £2.75m in fees for ‘strategic’ advice, according to The Daily Telegraph. It comes as the management team of the troubled retailer, led by chief executive Steve Round, is trying to secure a management buy-out of the company, which would, in ...

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    Robert Dyas moves closer to rescue deal

    2009-04-06T16:06:00Z

    Robert Dyas chief executive Steven Round is close to completing a management buyout of the business.

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    Robert Dyas considers debt-for-equity swap

    2009-04-03T00:00:00Z

    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas is considering a debt-for-equity swap with its bank Lloyds. It is one of several options being assessed by the retailer’s owner, private equity firm Change Capital, as it seeks to navigate the downturn. Sources close to the situation said the idea does not mean that the ...

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    Robert Dyas calls for landlords to cut rents

    2009-03-20T12:39:00Z

    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas has asked its landlords for rent reductions as it seeks to cut costs across its store portfolio.

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    Robert Dyas appoints turnaround specialist

    2009-03-20T11:21:08Z

    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas has appointed a turnaround specialist, fueling further speculation about the chain's financial stability.

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    Robert Dyas changes tactics on promotions

    2008-06-27T08:00:00Z

    Private equity-backed hardware and home store Robert Dyas is to switch its promotional strategy to attract more regular shoppers rather than one-off visitors.

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    Robert Dyas changes tactics on promotions

    2008-06-26T15:48:43Z

    Private equity-backed hardware and home store Robert Dyas is to switch its promotional strategy to attract more regular shoppers rather than one-off visitors.

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    Ex-MFI director Round to take over at Robert Dyas

    2008-04-17T11:03:20Z

    Former Kingfisher and MFI director Steven Round has been named chief executive of private equity-owned hardware retailer Robert Dyas.

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    QS to open in supermarkets

    2008-04-10T15:26:00Z

    Value fashion retailer QS is to open concessions in grocery chains Somerfield and the Co-operative Group, as it restructures after the departure of its chief executive.