All Robert Dyas articles – Page 5

  • Robert Dyas has agreed a debt for equity swop with banks

    Refinancing repesents ‘new beginning’ for Robert Dyas


    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas has launched a 100-day invigoration programme after striking a refinancing deal.

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    New chair for Robert Dyas as debt deal nears


    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas has lined up former Kingfisher director Geoff Brady as chairman and is concluding a debt-for-equity swap as it refocuses on trading following financial restructuring.

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    Robert Dyas: Playing hard ball with hardware


    Following Robert Dyas’s management buyout the hardware retailer wants to declutter its stores. John Ryan visits the Maidenhead test bed

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    Robert Dyas tests online kiosk at new-look store in Maidenhead


    Hardware chain Robert Dyas is trialling an internet kiosk in its new-look store in Maidenhead, which opened last week.

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    Robert Dyas to unveil new-look store


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

  • Robert Dyas will explore new product categories, source more products from the Far East and implement new store layouts

    Robert Dyas sets out plans after buyout


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.