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New Look taps former Bonmarché boss Beth Wright | 10 Jan 20

Former Bonmarché boss Helen Connolly is to join New Look as chief commercial officer where she will work with CEO Nigel Oddy to enhance the UK fashion retailer's product offer and sourcing strategies.

Peacocks the preferred bidder for Bonmarché rescue Beth Wright | 28 Nov 19

The joint administrators of UK-based women's value clothing retailer Bonmarché have identified rival retailer Peacocks as the preferred bidder for the business amid the news 30 stores are to close next month.

Retailer Bonmarché falls into administration Beth Wright | 21 Oct 19

UK-based women's value clothing retailer Bonmarché has fallen into administration after failing to restructure its business fast enough to meet today's new trading realities.

EWM owner secures 82.96% stake in Bonmarché Leonie Barrie | 10 Jul 19

Billionaire businessman and Edinburgh Woollen Mill-owner Philip Day is on track to take Bonmarché Holdings Plc private after securing an 82.96% stake in the struggling UK women's value clothing retailer.

Top Bonmarché executives sell stakes to EWM-owner Hannah Abdulla | 2 Jul 19

The chief executive and chief financial officers of UK women's value clothing retailer Bonmarché Holdings Plc have sold their shares in the business to Edinburgh Woollen Mill-owner Philip Day who has made a takeover bid for the company.

Bonmarché swings in favour of EWM owner takeover Leonie Barrie | 27 Jun 19

The board of struggling women’s value clothing retailer Bonmarche Holdings Plc has swung in favour of an offer for the business from the owner of Edinburgh Woollen Mill, amid poor trading during the first quarter.

Bonmarché pushes on as sceptical bidder "takes step back" Hannah Abdulla | 22 May 19

Bonmarché is pressing on with plans to improve the performance of the business and has urged investors not to take any action on a takeover bid that remains on the table for the UK value women's wear retailer.

Edinburgh Woollen Mill owner makes bid for Bonmarché Hannah Abdulla | 2 Apr 19

A Dubai-based investment firm led by the owner of Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Philip Day, has submitted a GBP5.7m takeover bid for struggling British fashion retailer Bonmarché.

Bonmarché shares plummet on fresh FY profit warning Beth Wright | 19 Mar 19

Shares in Bonmarché tumbled by more than 25% this morning (19 March) as the UK value women's wear retailer issued another profit warning following significantly weaker trading since the beginning of March. 

Bonmarché sees festive sales take a tumble Beth Wright | 25 Jan 19

Shares in Bonmarché were up by almost 7% this morning (25 January) after trading over the peak Christmas period came in marginally better than expected.

Bonmarché shares tumble on FY profit warning Beth Wright | 13 Dec 18

Bonmarché has warned it could swing to a full-year loss as "extremely poor" Black Friday sales and the uncertainty surrounding Brexit makes for current trading conditions that CEO Helen Connolly said are unprecedented in the retailer's experience and "significantly worse" than during the recession of 2008/9.

Bonmarché pins hopes on holiday trading season Beth Wright | 20 Nov 18

Bonmarché is pinning its hopes on the key Black Friday through to Christmas trading period as the UK value women's wear retailer maintained its full-year guidance despite a drop in profit and flat sales in its first-half..

Bonmarché issues FY profit warning Beth Wright | 27 Sep 18

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché has issued a profit warning for the full financial year as the summer heatwave and a weak high street led to sales that were below expectations in the second quarter.

Bonmarché off to positive start with Q1 sales rise Beth Wright | 26 Jul 18

Bonmarché has said it is pleased with the improvement in trading in stores as the UK value women's wear retailer marks a positive start to the year with total sales rising despite being up against strong comparatives.

Bonmarché FY profit up despite "challenging" trading conditions Beth Wright | 20 Jun 18

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché has booked a rise in annual profits thanks to a surge in online revenue but sales at its bricks and mortar locations were branded "disappointing" in the period.

Online sales help boost Bonmarché Q1 sales rise Beth Wright | 27 Jul 17

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché has said it is particularly pleased with the further progress in online sales, which helped to boost total revenue by 7.6% for the first quarter.

M&S, Bonmarché urged to compensate Cambodian workers Michelle Russell | 11 Jul 17

A Marks & Spencer and Bonmarché supplier factory in Cambodia that closed down a year ago leaving 208 workers without jobs is yet to settle severance pay and final salaries, according to a labour rights group that is now urging the brands to compensate employees. 

Bonmarche outlines growth plan as FY earnings tumble Michelle Russell | 19 Jun 17

Bonmarché Holdings has outlined a new plan it hopes will help grow the business after the UK value women's wear retailer posted a 40% slump in full-year earnings and conceded efforts to modernise its business are not working.

Bonmarche confident on FY as sales grow Michelle Russell | 19 Apr 17

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché Holdings has said its financial position remains sound as it revealed higher sales in its fourth-quarter and said full-year earnings remain on track.

Bonmarché reaffirms outlook on sales growth Michelle Russell | 20 Jan 17

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché Holdings has offered an optimistic outlook and reaffirmed its full-year forecast as it revealed higher sales in its year-to-date thanks to a pull back on promotions.

Bonmarché warns of warm weather hit to profits Leonie Barrie | 21 Sep 16

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché Holdings has issued a profit warning after "unseasonably hot weather" hurt sales of its autumn ranges.

Bonmarché blames weather for fall in Q1 sales Leonie Barrie | 28 Jul 16

UK value women's wear retailer Bonmarché has blamed poor weather and lack of demand for its summer fashions for an 8.1% drop in first quarter like-for-like sales at its stores.

Bonmarche confident as FY meets expectations Michelle Russell | 10 Jun 16

UK women's wear retailer Bonmarché is confident in its outlook after revealing a drop in earnings but higher sales in its last fiscal year. 

Unseasonal weather weighs on Bonmarche Katie Smith | 11 Apr 16

Greater flexibility in its buying processes to combat the impact of unseasonal weather will be "vital" for Bonmarché going forward, one analyst has said, after the UK women's wear retailer issued a cautious outlook as colder weather impacted demand for spring products. 

Bonmarché taps sourcing veteran Connolly as new CEO Katie Smith | 30 Mar 16

UK women's wear retailer Bonmarché has tapped sourcing and buying veteran Helen Connolly as its new CEO. 

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