Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...
Struggling UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare could finally be turning a corner after returning to profit in the first...
| 22 Jun 2015
More than 200 companies have now signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in Dhaka, which killed more than 1,100 people in 2013.
| 30 Oct 2014
A number of retailers have responded to allegations of "forced labour" amongst female textile workers in mills in southern India, with H&M blacklisting one of the five named.
| 29 Jul 2014
Intense competition, pricing pressure and currency headwinds are still denting UK retailer's expectations of an economic recovery, taking profit warnings to their highest first-half total for three years, new figures reveal.
| 17 Jul 2014
Mothercare officially welcomed boss Mark Newton-Jones into the fold today (17 July) as the retail group revealed its UK performance is beginning to stabilise.
| 22 May 2015
UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare said it has made progress against all six strategic pillars set out in its turnaround plan as it revealed lower pre-tax losses for the year.
| 16 Apr 2015
Retailer Mothercare hailed the success of reducing promotional spend in the UK as fourth quarter sales rose by 4.1% on a global basis.
| 15 Jan 2015
Group sales at UK retailer Mothercare fell 2.9% in the third quarter, with analysts divided on the progress of the company’s recovery plan.
| 9 Jan 2015
UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare is implementing supply chain commerce solutions from Manhattan Associates to support its global multi-channel programme.
| 9 Dec 2014
Struggling UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed Richard Smothers as its chief financial officer.
| 20 Nov 2014
Mothercare still has to achieve a "significant" recovery in sales densities, an analyst has said, despite the UK mother, baby and children's goods retailer returning to profit in the first half.
| 28 Oct 2014
Female textile workers in mills in southern India are enduring horrific working conditions which amount to “forced labour”, according to a report from two pressure groups.
| 27 Oct 2014
Struggling mother and baby products retailer Mothercare has raised around GBP95m (US$153m) from its rights issue, which it hopes will help turn the fortunes of the company's UK operations around.
| 17 Oct 2014
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.
| 10 Oct 2014
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.
| 23 Sep 2014
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.
| 12 Aug 2014
Destination Maternity CEO Edward Krell has stepped down after six years to pursue other opportunities, and will be succeeded by Anthony Romano immediately.
| 30 Jul 2014
Destination Maternity has reported a drop in earnings in its third-quarter as revenues also fell.
| 28 Jul 2014
Mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare says it will continue with its strategy to turn the business around following the withdrawal of a bid by Destination Maternity.
| 28 Jul 2014
UK department store retailer Debenhams has appointed Mothercare CFO Matt Smith as its finance chief.
| 18 Jul 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include an aggressive recovery plan unveiled by Mothercare's new boss, why Nicaragua apparel makers fear a bleak future from TPP, and Brandix takes new steps to encourage innovation in the country's textile and apparel industry.
| 17 Jul 2014
Mothercare has outlined a modernising plan for it domestic business as the mother, baby and children's goods retailer revealed its UK performance is starting to stabilise.
| 11 Jul 2014
Destination Maternity, which this month revealed two bids for UK firm Mothercare, has issued a profit warning following weak third-quarter sales.
| 10 Jul 2014
Mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed interim chief executive Mark Newton-Jones as its group CEO.
| 7 Jul 2014
Mothercare shareholder Allianz Global Investors has backed the baby and toddler retailer in its decision to reject two takeover approaches from US firm Destination Maternity.
| 2 Jul 2014
Mothercare has said the two takeover offers from US firm Destination Maternity do not reflect the inherent value of the company and questions the deliverability of the proposals.
| 2 Jul 2014
Mothercare has rejected two takeover approaches from US firm Destination Maternity, which value the struggling baby and toddler retailer at GBP266m (US$457m).
| 22 May 2014
Mothercare has seen its share price jump after a 61% jump in annual profits, leaving one analyst optimistic the baby and children's goods retailer will begin to show further improvement in the coming months.
| 9 May 2014
The most-read stories on just-style this week include a report on Mothercare playing down rumours it has renegotiated bank loan terms, an analysis on the sudden departure of Target's CEO, and news that the Bangladesh Alliance is seeking the closure of five factories over safety concerns.
| 21 Jul 2014
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.
| 27 Jan 2014
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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