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UK retail profit warnings hit new high

Intense competition, pricing pressure and currency headwinds are still denting UK retailer's expectations of an economic recovery, taking pr...

Mothercare pursues "aggressive" plan of recovery

Mothercare officially welcomed boss Mark Newton-Jones into the fold today (17 July) as the retail group revealed its UK performance is begin...

Mothercare CEO departure comes as no surprise

In what comes as another blow for UK clothing retailer Mothercare, chief executive Simon Calver stepped down today (24 February) in a move a...

Analysts surprised at Tesco interest in Mothercare

Reports surfaced over the weekend that UK retail giant Tesco weighed up a bid for Mothercare around six months ago. The claims seem to have...

Latest News

Destination Maternity expands into Israel 17 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Destination Maternity is to expand into Israel through an international franchise agreement with H&O Fashion Ltd, one of the country's most dominant fashion-retail chains.


Mothercare shares slide as rights issue agreed 10 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Shares in Mothercare fell nearly 5% this morning (10 October) after shareholders in the children's goods retailer backed plans for a GBP100m rights issue to help fund a transformation plan.


Mothercare GBP100m issue “to drive turnaround” 23 Sep 2014

Richard Woodard

UK retail business Mothercare is launching a GBP100m (US$163.6m) rights issue designed to drive the turnaround of the company’s UK operations, making it a digitally-led business.


Destination Maternity CEO Edward Krell exits 12 Aug 2014

Katie Smith

Destination Maternity CEO Edward Krell has stepped down after six years to pursue other opportunities, and will be succeeded by Anthony Romano immediately.


Destination Maternity Q3 earnings and sales slide 30 Jul 2014

Michelle Russell

Destination Maternity has reported a drop in earnings in its third-quarter as revenues also fell.

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Exporters back India's budget but seek more 21 Jul 2014

Leonie Barrie

Indian apparel exporters are seeking a series of favourable policy decisions from the new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government, including export subsidies to offset import duties imposed by the EU while talks continue towards an EU-India free trade agreement.


Teen retail troubles continue 27 Jan 2014

Leonie Barrie

The troubled teen retail space saw more upheaval last week with the surprise departure of the chief executive of American Eagle Outfitters after less than two years in the role.

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