All Whistles articles – Page 3

  • Former Baugur boss Jon Asgeir Johannesson transferred more than half a million pounds out of his accounts after the High Court issued a worldwide freezing order on his assets, according to reports.
    News

    Baugur boss transfers assets after freezing order

    2010-08-02T10:09:00Z

    Former Baugur boss Jon Asgeir Johannesson transferred more than half a million pounds out of his accounts after the High Court issued a worldwide freezing order on his assets, according to reports.

  • Jaeger
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    Jaeger for the Young

    2010-04-16T00:00:00Z

    Jaeger is to launch a younger, lower priced womenswear range this autumn, going head to head with Reiss, All Saints and Whistles.

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    Whistles posts a £5m pre-tax loss

    2010-03-10T10:17:00Z

    Whistles has reported a pre-tax loss of £5.1m for the 12 months ending January 31, 2009 in its first year under the leadership of former Topshop boss Jane Shepherdson.

  • Sigurdsson
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    Gunnar Sigurdsson defends Baugur

    2010-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Former Baugur chief executive Gunnar Sigurdsson has defended the Icelandic investor’s strategy one year on from the group’s spectacular collapse.

  • News

    Baugur files for bankruptcy

    2009-03-12T09:27:54Z

    Baugur has filed for bankruptcy after an Icelandic court refused to grant its application to extend its protection from creditors.

  • News

    Mosaic has three months to refinance

    2009-02-23T09:00:00Z

    Fashion group Mosaic has just three months left to refinance.

  • News

    Landsbanki keeps retailers at bay over Baugur pickings

    2009-02-13T06:08:00Z

    Department store groups eager to cash in on the demise of Baugur may have a long wait, after Landsbanki reiterated its intention to retain the shares it now controls in Baugur-backed brands.

  • News

    Baugur's retail stakes stir interest

    2009-02-09T08:37:08Z

    Retail investors including Sir Philip Green and Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis have been named as likely interested parties for Baugur assets, after its UK subsidiary was placed into administration at the close of last week.

  • News

    Baugur in administration

    2009-02-06T11:42:47Z

    Updated: Baugur’s stakes in retailers House of Fraser, Hamleys, Aurum and Iceland have been placed in to administration.

  • Opinion

    Baugur's loss is retailers' gain

    2009-02-05T11:58:33Z

    The final death throes of Baugur’s retail empire are being very publicly played out, but the brands in which it has stakes should breathe a quick sigh of relief and move on with the business of retailing.

  • News

    Baugur boss Johannesson lambasts Landsbanki

    2009-02-05T09:34:32Z

    Baugur boss J n sgeir J hannesson has hit out at creditors after the Icelandic investor was forced to seek protection from administration yesterday.

  • News

    Whistles finds new financing

    2009-02-03T09:27:40Z

    Womenswear retailer Whistles has found new financing as it fights to ease the strain placed on the business last year when Icelandic bank Glitnir collapsed.

  • Opinion

    Hats off to Baugur's retail leaders

    2008-10-16T11:53:42Z

    The tangled web that surrounds Baugur’s future is unravelling by the minute.

  • News

    Shepherdson takes helm at Whistles in retail return

    2008-01-31T14:32:29Z

    Jane Shepherdson has made her retail comeback by acquiring Whistles from Mosaic in a move first revealed by Retail Week (November 30).

  • Opinion

    Shepherdson comeback hails new era in ethics

    2008-01-31T12:13:43Z

    One of the first things Jane Shepherdson will do at the start of her tenure at Whistles will be to bring her ethical nous to the table.

  • News

    Jane Shepherdson buys Whistles

    2008-01-28T10:18:00Z

    Jane Shepherdson has concluded a deal with Baugur to acquire Whistles from Mosaic, as first reported in Retail Week (November 30).