N Brown Group Plc
The UK textile and clothing industry is worth nearly GBP9bn (US$13.71bn) to the country’s economy and is experiencing year-on-year export an...
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group saw its share price slump 12.9% this morning (9 October) after it revealed a decline in first-...
| 9 Oct 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group saw its share price slump 12.9% this morning (9 October) after it revealed a decline in first-half earnings as a result of a number of business changes. Analysts offered a mixed view of the results.
| 16 Sep 2014
Home shopping group N Brown this morning (16 September) reported a "mellow" first-half performance, with sales slipping as it continues with a number of strategic changes. While some analysts described the results as "disappointing", others remained upbeat about the retailer's future growth, forecasting a "healthier" second-half.
| 24 Apr 2014
One year today, one of the worst industrial disasters in history occured when the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing nearly 1,200 workers. just-style has followed developments closely over the last 12 months, and here we take a look back at the thoughts of those in the industry.
| 27 Mar 2014
There has been a lot of talk about reshoring as one of the emerging manufacturing trends of the future, but as yet little robust evidence has been produced on the scale of any such shift, especially when it comes to clothing and textiles. But new research has attempted to put some figures onto the likely impact on jobs and output.
| 10 Apr 2015
A "constant run to keep up" with consumer demands is keeping multi-channel retailer N Brown on it toes as it adapts its sourcing model, its systems and international growth to keep apace. Paul Kendrick, customer, financial services and international director, explains.
| 31 Mar 2014
Nearly a year on from the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh, the collective work by brands and suppliers to ensure safer working conditions is starting to gain some traction. Andy York, ethical trading manager for retailer N Brown, has been closely involved in the efforts so far. He tells Michelle Russell that it is more important now than ever before to have an ethical supply chain - and that N Brown remains committed to Bangladesh.
| 14 Oct 2015
Analysts have mixed opinions on retailer N Brown Group after the owner of the Jacamo, Simply Be and JD Williams brands recorded a significant drop in first-half net profit, hurt by costs relating to its transformation to a digital-first business.
| 19 Jun 2015
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown has revealed first-quarter sales ahead of consensus but admitted it has work to do as JD Williams revenues were unmoved and it cautioned on US expansion.
| 29 Apr 2015
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown has reiterated guidance for its next fiscal, despite revealing lower sales and gross margin for its full-year.
| 11 Mar 2015
Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown expects full-year profit to fall below expectations despite a revenue recovery in the fourth quarter.
| 9 Jan 2015
N Brown Group's chief financial officer Dean Moore is to step down from the online and catalogue fashion retailer after 11 years in the role.
| 8 Jan 2015
UK fashion retailer N Brown has confirmed plans to discontinue its Gray & Osbourn catalogue and online business from June.
| 10 Dec 2014
N Brown Group is "on the right track" and will deliver a more positive performance in the months to come, one analyst believes, after the internet and catalogue retailer posted a drop in third-quarter sales.
| 10 Dec 2014
Sales at online and catalogue fashion retailer N Brown fell 2.3% in the third quarter, with revenues recovering later in the period after a poor start.
| 15 Oct 2014
Despite N Brown publishing "subdued" first-half results this week, analysts believe its strategic plan is right and anticipate strong medium-term growth.
| 9 Oct 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group has booked a decline in first-half earnings as a result of business changes related to phasing out some products, marketing activities and credit policy changes.
| 22 Sep 2014
Eight major fashion brands, including one of Cambodia's biggest customers, H&M, have indicated their support for talks to raise wages for Cambodian garment workers - in line with efforts to improve supplier productivity.
| 16 Sep 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown Group says it remains on track to deliver its full-year forecasts, despite a "mellow" first-half performance as it implements its long-term growth strategy.
| 9 Sep 2014
The International Labour Organization-backed fund for victims of the Rana Plaza tragedy has distributed BDT108m (US$1.4m) to 700 cases.
| 5 Aug 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has tapped Andy Haywood as its new chief information officer as it works to transform, modernise and grow the business.
| 17 Jul 2014
UK apparel lifestyle brand Ted Baker has told just-style it has no plans to boycott wool, despite calls to from an animal rights group, which exposed a series of violations in the industry.
| 15 Jul 2014
UK value fashion retailer Primark has launched an investigation following the release of video footage exposing a series of violations in the wool industry.
| 18 Jun 2014
Home shopping group N Brown has revealed a trading update that came in below market expectations but insisted it is making progress on modernising the business.
| 1 May 2014
Home shopping group N Brown has posted solid increases in full-year profit and revenues, boosted by strong growth in the US and in like-for-like sales.
| 6 Feb 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 Jan 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 Jan 2014
Internet and catalogue retailer N Brown has unveiled international expansion plans after reporting "robust" sales growth during the Christmas trading period.
| 9 Oct 2013
Growth from younger customers and its specialist brands helped boost first-half pre-tax profits at UK apparel retailer N Brown.
| 7 Apr 2014
The biggest news from just-style last week was the rollout of our new-look site. It has been redesigned to make it easier to find the key content that you need, whether you're reading it on a desktop computer or on a portable device such as a cell phone or tablet.
| 10 Feb 2014
Winter storms played havoc with US apparel retailers in January. While some consumers were forced to stay at home, others simply lost the will, with holiday shopping fatigue, static wages, and a lack of inspiring new ranges all hitting comparable store sales.
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