18 February 2014
More than 140 companies have now signed the new Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building in April, which killed more than 1,100 people.
6 February 2014
Nearly a year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh, an ITV documentary claims to have evidence of ongoing worker and safety concerns at factories making clothes for UK retailers N Brown and Arcadia.
21 January 2014
Adidas, Esprit, and Gap Inc are among a coalition of 30 retailers and brands that have signed a new letter calling for an investigation into the recent violence in Cambodia's garment industry.
16 January 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has unveiled international expansion plans after reporting "robust" sales growth during the Christmas trading period.
9 October 2013
Growth from younger customers and its specialist brands helped boost first-half pre-tax profits at UK apparel retailer N Brown.
11 July 2013
Unveiling a new five-year plan to improve worker safety at the factories in Bangladesh that produce their clothing, North American brands and retailers were keen to stress the similarities between their own initiative and a separate scheme backed by 70 mainly European companies. That said, there are considerable differences too.
8 July 2013
The group of 70 retailers and brands that have signed up to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have agreed to inspect all of their supplier factories in the country within the next nine months.
2 July 2013
UK retailer N Brown Group has today (2 July) reported an 8% increase in first-quarter revenue, driven by strong growth in men's wear and footwear.
15 May 2013
More retailers and brands have joined the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh ahead of the midnight deadline (15 May).
14 May 2013
Two more European retailers have this-afternoon signed up to the new Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, which aims to improve safety conditions in supplier factories.
24 April 2013
Internet and catalogue home shopping retailer N Brown Group has today (24 April) recorded 2.6% full-year pre-tax profit growth, helped by higher sales at all of its brands.
31 January 2013
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has poached The Original Factory Shop's CEO Angela Spindler to lead the business.
16 January 2013
Online investments and revamped product ranges has helped internet and catalogue retailer N Brown remain on track to deliver its full-year targets.
16 October 2012
Strong growth in men's wear and footwear has helped N Brown Group to 4.3% rise in first-half revenue, with the internet and catalogue home shopping retailer booking a "very encouraging" 9.4% jump in like-for-like sales at the start of the second half.
6 July 2012
The most-read stories on just-style this week include just-style's June management briefing focusing on fast fashion, N Brown announcing the retirement of its CEO and chairman, and a report that Nicaragua's potential as a major footwear supplier is attracting interest from the likes of Clarks, Dillard's and Brown Shoe Company.
3 July 2012
Internet and catalogue home shopping retailer N Brown Group has announced the retirement of its chief executive Alan White and chairman Lord Alliance of Manchester, as the company saw revenues rise 2.5% today (3 July).
1 May 2012
Internet and catalogue home shopping retailer N Brown Group Plc today (1 May) said it is "confident" in its outlook for 2012 after booking a 2.5% rise in full-year profit.
11 January 2012
Rising sales in December helped internet and catalogue home shopping retailer N Brown to remain on course to meet its full-year targets, the company said.
11 October 2011
Internet and catalogue home shopping retailer N Brown Group posted a “solid” 6% rise in first half pre-tax profit, buoyed by higher sales and a 1.2% increase in gross margin.
5 July 2011
Apparel retail group N Brown recorded increases in group revenues and like-for-like sales in the 18 weeks to 2 July, fuelled by the need for increasingly aggressive discounts.
10 May 2011
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group Plc, which owns brands such as High and Mighty, Figleaves, Jacamo and Simply Be, has booked a 5.5% rise in full-year profit and says it is off to a good start to the new financial year.
25 March 2011
UK fashion group CDU has announce that the company's creditors have appointed administrative receivers.
16 February 2011
UK fashion group Slimma plc has changed its name to CDU in relation to the sale of its Slimma and Splendour brands to N Brown Group.
1 February 2011
UK online and catalogue retailer N Brown is exploring options to bring some of its manufacturing back to the UK amid increasing sourcing costs in Asia.
13 January 2011
The timing of the pre-Christmas snowfall could hardly have been worse for the UK high street.
12 January 2011
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group Plc managed to book a 1.2% rise in like-for-like sales over the festive trading period, but said demand was dampened by snowy weather in the run-up to Christmas.
12 October 2010
Catalogue and internet home shopping company N Brown posted a 5.5% increase in pre-tax profits for the six months to 28 August, with sales rising thanks to a strong ecommerce showing.
6 July 2010
Home shopping specialist N Brown Group Plc today (6 July) said trading had been "subdued" since the general election as shoppers assess the likely impact of the coalition government's new policies.
18 June 2010
Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.
15 June 2010
N Brown's shift from catalogue specialist to online retailer took another step forward today with its acquisition of lingerie, underwear and swimwear website Figleaves for GBP11.5m (US$16.9m).