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Luxury brand Aquascutum falls into administration

Petah Marian | 17 Apr 2012

Luxury UK fashion brand Aquascutum today (17 April) called in the administrators after owners Harold Tillman and Belinda Earl failed to stem losses at the business.

Renown plans 2,000 stores under Shandong Ruyi deal | 19 Jul 2010

Struggling Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is planning to open at least 2,000 shops in China over the next decade after selling a controlling stake in its business to Chinese textile firm Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group Co.

Top stories on just-style this week... | 28 May 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.

Renown sells major stake to China's Shandon Ruyi | 24 May 2010

Struggling Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is selling a controlling stake in its business to Chinese textile firm Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group Co.

Global news roundup | 5 Mar 2010

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world’s local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

Kim Winser named chairman of Agent Provocateur | 5 Mar 2010

Luxury lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur has named former Aquascutum chief executive Kim Winser as its new chairman.

Renown H1 loss shrinks to JPY3.72bn | 15 Oct 2009

Retail group Renown Inc posted a smaller net loss of JPY3.72bn (US$41.2m) in its fiscal first half, despite a double-digit revenue decline.

Jaeger bosses snap up Aquascutum | 8 Sep 2009

Luxury fashion brand Aquascutum is back in British ownership after it was acquired by entrepreneur Harold Tillman and Jaeger group CEO Belinda Earl.

YGM eyes Aquascutum as CEO Winser leaves | 26 May 2009

Hong Kong based apparel firm YGM Trading Ltd yesterday (25 May) confirmed it has signed a letter of intent to buy British clothing brand Aquascutum, which it already makes and distributes in Greater China, Singapore and Malaysia.

Renown shares bounce back amid board reshuffle | 17 Apr 2009

The fight for one of Japan’s top retailers heated up again today when Renown Inc shares saw a surprising rally ending up 13.13% on the day before.

Renown confirms its will offload Aquascutum stake | 23 Oct 2008

Japan’s Renown Inc has announced it will offload its entire stake in Aquascutum Ltd by February 2009 as part of a major restructuring effort.

Renown mulling sale of Aquascutum? | 7 Oct 2008

British luxury brand Aquascutum could be put up for sale by Renown Inc, its Japanese owner, as part of widespread restructuring plans.

Renown to sell 50% of French Connection Japan | 11 Jul 2008

Japanese fashion firm Renown Inc is looking to sell 50% of French Connection's Japanese subsidiary back to the UK company.

Renown selling Kent & Curwen trademarks | 18 Jun 2008

Japanese apparel company Renown Inc is selling its remaining trademarks in UK men's wear firm Kent & Curwen to Hong Kong clothing group Trinity.

Renown to discontinue 10-15 brands? | 12 Mar 2008

Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is to close up to a quarter of its 62 clothing brands in fiscal 2008 according to local press reports last week.

Renown Q1 profit up 60% | 13 Jul 2007

A sharp decline in extraordinary losses helped Japanese apparel maker Renown Incorporated to a 59.8% rise in first quarter profit.

Renown posts FY net loss, sees profit in 08 | 19 Apr 2007

Japanese apparel maker Renown Incorporated has slumped to a net loss for the year to 28 February, despite sales increasing by 47.2%.

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