All Robert Dyas articles – Page 5

  • Wyevale Weybridge
    Analysis

    The garden centre market

    2011-04-26T07:00:00Z

    With Easter on the horizon garden centre retailers are preparing for their busiest time of the year, with the aim to recover and grow after lost sales last year.

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    News

    Robert Dyas chief executive Steven Round in shock exit

    2011-02-04T00:00:00Z

    Chairman to run the business until new chief executive is appointed, while board is bolstered.

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    Analysis

    Passing on the VAT increase

    2010-12-10T00:00:00Z

    With VAT set to rise retailers will struggle to absorb the increase, especially as other costs are rising. Some are already putting prices up to make January’s change less noticeable, Nicola Harrison discovers

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    Analysis

    Steven Round

    2010-07-30T00:00:00Z

    He may have bought Robert Dyas back from the brink but the hardware chain boss tells Nicola Harrison why he’s more than just a turnaround specialist

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    News

    Refreshed Robert Dyas surges back into black

    2010-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Broadened appeal, focus on own-brand and tighter cost control lifts hardware retailer

  • Argos
    Analysis

    There’s a brand new world in store

    2010-06-04T00:00:00Z

    Rebranding is often written off as no more than an expensive new logo. But when executed properly, the exercise can put a spotlight on real business change, as Joanna Perry discovers

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    News

    Robert Dyas set to spend £3m on repositioning ad campaign

    2010-05-21T00:00:00Z

    Hardware retailer Robert Dyas is launching a new ad campaign in June to adjust the positioning of the business following last year’s rebranding exercise.

  • News

    Robert Dyas to double online offer

    2010-03-12T00:00:00Z

    Hardware chain Robert Dyas is to revamp its website to reflect its rebranding last year and boost sales through the online channel.

  • News

    Robert Dyas plunges into red with £10m loss

    2009-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Hardware chain Robert Dyas has plunged into the red, posting a pre-tax loss of £10.4m for the year to March 28.

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    Opinion

    Lehman’s ghost laid to rest?

    2009-09-18T00:00:00Z

    Tuesday was the anniversary of Lehman’s collapse, which a year ago sent retail sales plunging within hours of its demise.

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

    Refinancing repesents ‘new beginning’ for Robert Dyas

    2009-09-11T14:59:00Z

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

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    News

    New chair for Robert Dyas as debt deal nears

    2009-09-11T06:00:00Z

    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.

  • Robert Dyas Maidenhead
    Gallery

    Robert Dyas: Playing hard ball with hardware

    2009-08-14T00:00:00Z

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

  • Robert Dyas
    News

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

    2009-08-03T11:30:00Z

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

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    News

    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.

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

    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 plan includes ...

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    Opinion

    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

  • Robert Dyas
    News

    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”. Chief ...

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    News

    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 effect, ...

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    News

    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.