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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...

Adverse weather is 'snow joke' for retailers

The timing of the pre-Christmas snowfall could hardly have been worse for the UK high street....

Mothercare's Blooming Marvellous buy

UK children's wear retailer Mothercare has this week snapped up maternity wear brand Blooming Marvellous, a move that analysts believe makes...

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Mothercare faces uphill struggle as UK sales fall 10 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

Mothercare faces an uphill struggle to turn around the business, according to analysts, despite the UK retailer recording sales growth in its fourth-quarter.

Jaeger bolsters e-commerce team 3 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

As part of efforts to strengthen its online business, upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger has appointed former Mothercare executive Simon Spencelayh as head of e-commerce.

Mothercare appoints Newton-Jones as interim CEO 10 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed former Shop Direct chief executive Mark Newton-Jones as its interim CEO.

Mothercare CEO Simon Calver to leave 24 Feb 2014

Katie Smith

Mothercare chief executive Simon Calver has stepped down after less than two years in the role.

BGMEA to work with Impactt to improve productivity 10 Feb 2014

Siddique Islam

Bangladesh's apparel trade body has signed a collaboration agreement with Impactt, a London-based leading ethical trading consultancy, to improve productivity in the ready-made garment industry.

Latest blogs

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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