3 December 2013
Australian clothing brands and retailers are being urged to take more responsibility for their supplier factories in Bangladesh as part of a campaign by Oxfam in the run-up to Christmas.
20 November 2013
Groups working to improve safety in Bangladesh's garment factories are moving towards a common set of inspection standards, with just a "few final modifications" remaining.
23 September 2011
Fashion retailer Just Group is joining global brands including Levi Strauss, Gucci, Benetton and Esprit in putting a stop to selling sandblasted jeans.
20 September 2011
Premier Investments recorded a steep drop in full-year profits as the Australian retail group reported as it was hit by costs relating to its strategic review.
25 July 2011
Australian clothing retailer Premier Investments, whose brands include Just Jeans, Jay Jays and Peter Alexander, is to close up to 50 loss making stores following a strategic review of its business.
3 August 2010
Clothing retailer Just Group is expected to report a full-year net profit of A$78-81m (US$71-74m), impacted by challenging retail conditions and poor trading from its Portmans chain.
22 March 2010
Australian clothing firm Premier Investments saw its net profits slump 13.7% in the first-half of the year,
24 September 2009
Retail investor Premier Investments Ltd has nearly doubled its full-year net profit, helped by last year’s acquisition of the Just Group clothing business, but said it remains “cautiously optimistic” about the year ahead.
18 March 2009
Retail investor Premier Investments Ltd has more than doubled its first-half net profit, helped by last year’s acquisition of the Just Group clothing business, but warned that tough trading conditions will persist for the rest of the year.
2 September 2008
Australian fashion retailer Just Group has suspended its shares to allow its much talked about acquisition by the Soloman Lew-led Premier Investments to proceed.
7 August 2008
The long-running saga surrounding Australasian fashion retail company Just Group is nearing its end after the board told shareholders to accept the bid from Premier Investments.
4 August 2008
Australian fashion retailer Just Group has finally recommended the AUD814m (US$777m) acquisition offer from Solomon Lew-led Premier Investments, providing 50% of its shares are accepted.
31 July 2008
Takeover target Just Group recorded a 7% sales rise in the year to 26 July – a result dismissed as “dismal” by potential suitor Premier Investments.
28 July 2008
Australian clothing retailer Just Group has rejected last week’s higher takeover bid by hostile investor Solomon Lew, dismissing it as “unattractive and uncertain.”
23 July 2008
Premier Investments has increased its offer for Just Group by AUD$0.15 per share, meaning the retailer's shareholders would receive up to $2.245 in cash plus 0.25 Premier shares for each Just share they own.
10 July 2008
Premier Investments has extended its offer for Just Group by over a month to 15 August, but the Australian retailer's board is showing few signs of considering the bid.
4 July 2008
Clothing retailer Just Group is continuing to rebuff approaches from potential buyer Premier Investments, describing its AUD814m (US$784m) offer as “inadequate and unattractive”.
2 July 2008
Premier Investments Limited is mulling over its proposed AUD814m (US$777m) takeover bid for Australian clothing retailer Just Group following a profit downgrade and renewed bid rejection by Just.
2 June 2008
Australian clothing retailer Just Group Ltd has rejected an unsolicited AUD814m (US$777m) takeover bid by Premier Investments Limited as too low.
30 April 2008
Premier Investments, the firm trying to take over Australian retailer Just Group for A$900m (US$832.7m), has been forced to file a supplementary bidder's statement to clarify statements made by its chairman on the current state of the country's retail climate.
7 April 2008
Australian clothing retailer Just Group Ltd today (7 April) said it has set up a special board committee to evaluate and respond to last week's unsolicited offer by Premier Investments Limited.
23 November 2007
Clothing retailer Just Group is cautious about the prospects for pre-Christmas trading, despite “buoyant” consumer confidence, the company’s managing director told its AGM.
12 September 2007
Fashion retailer Just Group has reported an 11.7% rise in full year profit to AUD$63.9m (US$53.4m), with its Just Jeans and Jay Jays brands performing well together with women's wear.
12 April 2007
Fashion retailer Just Group has told the Australian Securities Exchange that its spike in share price cannot be explained by any pending announcement – quashing rumours that it had received interest from investors.