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Brantano shutters remaining 69 stores Beth Wright | 28 Jun 17

UK value footwear group Brantano has shuttered its remaining 69 stores, resulting in the redundancy of 842 employees, and a further 59 members of staff losing their jobs at the company's head office.

Brantano collapse puts over 1,000 jobs on line Michelle Russell | 24 Mar 17

Staff working at UK value footwear group Brantano are facing redundancy after the company was placed into administration, despite sustained efforts by management to make the business more commercially viable or to find a buyer.

UK Brantano footwear firm in administration Michelle Russell | 22 Jan 16

UK value footwear group Brantano has been placed into administration, despite sustained efforts by management to make the business more commercially viable.

UK: Some 5.5m shoppers walk away from shoe shopping Katie Smith | 24 May 12

Some 5.5 million shoppers have abandoned the UK footwear market since 2007, according to independent retail analysts Verdict.

NETHERLANDS: Macintosh snaps up Jones Bootmaker | 31 Jan 11

Dutch firm Macintosh Retail Group is to buy UK shoe retailer Jones Bootmaker for an undisclosed fee - reported to be in the region of GBP40m.

UK: Macintosh Retail takes over Brantano chain | 29 Jan 08

Macintosh Retail Group now owns 100% of Belgian footwear chain Brantano, it said, after a squeeze out for the remaining shares.

BELGIUM: Macintosh wins approval for Brantano takeover | 3 Jan 08

Macintosh Retail Group is poised to take control of Belgium’s Brantano footwear chain after securing 95.5% of the company’s share capital.

BELGIUM: Macintosh lines up Brantano bid | 29 Oct 07

The Netherlands' Macintosh Retail Group intends to make a EUR55 (US$79.2) per share bid for Belgian footwear chain the Brantano Group.

BELGIUM: UK revamp pushes Brantano H1 sales up 8.5% | 17 Jul 07

The Brantano Group’s consolidated turnover during the first six months of 2007 was EUR152.2m (US$209.8m), up by 8.5% compared with 2006 interim, partially attributed to successful UK repositioning.

BELGIUM: Brantano enjoys threefold rise in FY profit | 16 Feb 07

Shoe firm Brantano has posted a threefold increase in full-year 2006 net profit to EUR29.5m (US$38.70).

BELGIUM: Brantano H1 turnover down 3.8% | 18 Jul 06

Value footwear retailer Brantano said first-half turnover dipped 3.8% to EUR140.3m (US$175.87m).

BELGIUM: Brantano Q1 misses forecasts | 10 May 06

Discount shoe retailer The Brantano Group said its first-quarter turnover missed predictions, hurt by unseasonably cold weather and later Easter holidays.

BELGIUM: Steady FY growth at shoe chain Brantano | 17 Jan 06

Value footwear chain Brantano has reported a 2.1% rise in full-year sales after good fourth-quarter financial results.

BELGIUM: Brantano Turnover Takes A Hit | 16 Nov 05

Shoe group Brantano NV has reported a nine-month turnover fall, as UK same-store sales declined.

Footwear specialists fight to survive | 26 Oct 05

Clothing specialists and grocers have already made a major assault on the UK footwear market. New research suggests there is likely to be further encroachment in 2005 from non-specialists attracted by the sector's superior growth.

BELGIUM: Brantano Posts Disappointing Q3 Sales | 19 Oct 05

Belgium-based footwear retailer Brantano has lowered its sales and profit predictions for the full 2005 year after reporting a third-quarter sales slump.

BELGIUM: IBM System To Boost Brantano Supply Chain | 29 Jul 05

Shoe retailer Brantano NV has agreed to implement International Business Machines’ supply chain management system based on the i2 for Retail suite of solutions.

BELGIUM: Brantano Sales Slip During H1 | 19 Jul 05

Shoe chain operator Brantano’s turnover for the six-month period fell 6.6 per cent to €145.9 million compared to €156.3m a year ago, before the company had sold off its stores in the Netherlands and Denmark

BELGIUM: Brantano Sees Widened Q1 Net Loss | 18 May 05

Shoe chain Brantano has posted an increased first-quarter net loss of €2.7 million, affected by a €3.1m charge from the sale of its Danish stores.

BELGIUM: Brantano Sees Q1 Sales Slump | 19 Apr 05

Footwear retailer Brantano Nv has reported a first-quarter sales plummet after the company quit its Denmark and Netherlands businesses.

BELGIUM: Brantano Quits Danish Market | 21 Mar 05

Belgian footwear company Brantano Group is planning a complete exit from the Danish market after failing to generate a profit there.

BELGIUM: Brantano Operating Profit Up 30%, Eyes UK Growth | 18 Feb 05

Shoe retailer Brantano on Thursday posted a 30 per cent rise in operating profit as it managed to keep costs under control amid rising sales.

BELGIUM: Brantano's FY Sales Grow 6.2% | 18 Jan 05

Shoe retailer Brantano has posted a 6.2 per cent increase in 2004 sales to €322.6 million, with strong trading within the UK market helping it beat its target of €320m.

BELGIUM: Brantano Sells Off Netherlands Division | 10 Dec 04

Shoe retailer Brantano is to sell its 38 stores in the Netherlands to Hong Kong retail and manufacturing company AS Watson Group for an unspecified sum.

BELGIUM: Shoe Group Brantano Q3 Turnover Up 8.9% | 20 Oct 04

Shoe company Brantano has recorded a consolidated turnover of €243.2 million for the first nine months of 2004 - a 5.8 per cent increase compared to the €229.8m recorded in the same period in 2003.

Fashion drives growth in UK footwear market | 18 Aug 04

The UK footwear market as a whole had a good year in 2003, driven by women's footwear, the increasing importance of fashion and increased space allocation by non-specialists. In fact, the proliferation of channels and the number of new entrants suggest that the footwear market is still viewed as an exciting and potentially lucrative sector.

BELGIUM: Brantano Reports 4.2% H1 Sales Rise | 20 Jul 04

Belgian footwear retailer Brantano has announced a 4.2 per cent first-half increase to €156.3 million, and says that its full-year sales target is static at €305-310 million.

BELGIUM: Brantano Q1 Turnover Rises 9.3% | 20 Apr 04

Footwear retailer Brantano has posted a 9.3 per cent year-on-year rise in first quarter turnover to EUR70.8 million.

BELGIUM: Brantano Posts EUR15.9m In FY Pre-Tax Earnings | 18 Feb 04

Footwear retailer Brantano has outstripped analysts' expectations by posting pre-tax earnings of EUR15.9 million for full-year 2003.

BELGIUM: Brantano Posts 1.5% FY Turnover Rise | 20 Jan 04

Footwear retailer Brantano NV has posted a 1.5 per cent rise in full-year consolidated turnover to EUR303.8 million, up from EUR299.4m in 2002.


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