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Jaeger administrator holding open dialogue with creditors Michelle Russell | 12 Jul 17

The administrators of upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger have been holding informal meetings with unsecured creditors – including suppliers – who claim they are owed millions from the collapse of the heritage brand.


Jaeger puts 700 jobs at risk as it begins administration Michelle Russell | 10 Apr 17

Upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger is understood to have begun administration proceedings, putting around 700 jobs at risk.


Jaeger losses narrow and sales grow in "steady" year Michelle Russell | 3 Dec 15

Jaeger has narrowed its losses and grown its sales in what the upscale UK fashion brand described as a "steady" year.


Jaeger owner exploring sale? Katie Smith | 8 Oct 15

Jaeger owner Better Capital is understood to be exploring options for the upscale fashion brand, including a potential sale, after receiving interest in the business. 


Jaeger chief executive Colin Henry steps down Michelle Russell | 14 Sep 15

Colin Henry, the chief executive of upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger, has stepped down mid-way through the group's turnaround plan and four months after the departure of its chairman.


Jaeger chairman Williams steps down Michelle Russell | 18 May 15

Peter Williams, the chairman of upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger, has stepped down after just six months in the role.


Jaeger appoints Milligan as trading director Katie Smith | 29 Apr 15

Upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger has announced a raft of changes to its executive team, including the appointment of former managing director of Bank Fashion, Gwynn Milligan, as trading director.


COMMENT: UK reshoring is far from a done deal Michelle Russell | 18 Feb 15

An increasing amount of hype in recent years has focused on the business of reshoring, including two separate reports in the last week alone. Yet, while industry observers are keen to highlight the opportunities offered by a return of apparel manufacturing to the UK, it seems reshoring is far from a done deal.


Jaeger turnaround takes hold as sales grow Katie Smith | 9 Jan 15

Jaeger's turnaround efforts are starting to bear fruit after the upscale fashion brand booked a "solid" performance during the Christmas trading period, driven by strong online sales growth.


Retail veteran Tillman in bid to "buy back" Jaeger Michelle Russell | 2 Jan 15

Retail veteran Harold Tillman is understood to have made an approach to buy back the Jaeger store chain it once owned from private equity firm Better Capital.


Primark latest to blame weather for sales Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 14

Value fashion retailer Primark has achieved like-for-like sales below the expectations of its parent company, as unusually warmer weather hurt revenues.


Jaeger trims FY losses as sales rack up Richard Woodard | 27 Nov 14

British fashion label Jaeger staged a recovery in its latest set of full-year results, cutting losses by more than 20% and boosting sales by 12%.


Jaeger taps Williams as chairman Katie Smith | 13 Nov 14

Upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger has appointed former Selfridges CEO Peter Williams as its new chairman.


UK: Jaeger bolsters e-commerce team Katie Smith | 3 Apr 14

As part of efforts to strengthen its online business, upscale UK fashion brand Jaeger has appointed former Mothercare executive Simon Spencelayh as head of e-commerce.


Top stories this week on just-style... Katie Smith | 21 Mar 14

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at why Hanesbrands is optimistic about the year head, the launch of a new worker safety project in Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka setting its sights on game-changing ethical solutions for the apparel and textile sectors.


UK: Looks to claw back production with Reshore scheme Michelle Russell | 27 Jan 14

The UK Government is hoping to claw back some of the production it has seen head overseas through the formation of a new advisory body.


UK: Jaeger strengthens creative team with two hires Katie Smith | 5 Nov 13

Luxury British fashion brand Jaeger has strengthened its creative team with two new appointments.


UK: Jaeger shuffles senior management team Katie Smith | 2 Sep 13

Luxury UK fashion brand Jaeger has announced a series of management hires following the departure of chief operating officer Carolyn Springett and brand director Shailina Parti.


UK: Henry named new Jaeger CEO Katie Smith | 21 Jun 13

Former Esprit chief product officer, Colin Henry, has been appointed as the new CEO of UK luxury fashion brand Jaeger, taking over responsibility from executive chairman Stewart Binnie, who stepped down in March.


UK: Jaeger chairman Binnie exits after nine months Katie Smith | 20 Mar 13

Jaeger executive chairman Stewart Binnie has left the luxury fashion brand after less than a year at the helm.


Outlook 2013: Apparel industry challenges Leonie Barrie | 4 Feb 13

Uncertainty is perhaps the biggest challenge facing the apparel industry in 2013. The economic situation in Europe and the US, a combination of rising production costs and flat prices, the pressure to improve working conditions, a lack of new production centres and low volume growth in fashion all add up to a worrying year.


SWITZERLAND: Richemont appoints joint CEOs Richard Woodard | 9 Nov 12

Two joint CEOs will take the place of current Richemont boss Johann Rupert when he steps down from the post next year, the luxury goods company has announced.


UK: Binnie to take helm at Jaeger as Tillman exits Katie Smith | 22 Oct 12

Stewart Binnie, the former non-executive president of Aurora Fashions, has been appointed as executive chairman of luxury fashion brand Jaeger, replacing Harold Tillman.


UK: M&S names Boyes-Weston as Per Una head of design Katie Smith | 16 Jul 12

Retailer Marks & Spencer has appointed Carole Boyes-Weston as head of design for its Per Una and Limited Collection brands, replacing Helen Low.


UK: Marks & Spencer fashion boss Bostock steps down Petah Marian | 10 Jul 12

Marks & Spencer today (10 July) confirmed that general merchandise executive director Kate Bostock will leave the company "by mutual consent" as first quarter general merchandise sales plunged.


UK: Luxury brand Aquascutum falls into administration Petah Marian | 17 Apr 12

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.


UK: Better Capital invests GBP19.5m in Jaeger stake Petah Marian | 16 Apr 12

Private-equity firm Better Capital has acquired a 90% stake in UK clothing brand Jaeger in a deal worth GBP19.5m (US$30.8m).


UK: Aquascutum up for sale - reports Petah Marian | 3 Apr 12

British heritage brand Aquascutum has reportedly been put up for sale.


UK retailers eye domestic manufacturing skills Joe Ayling | 15 Apr 11

UK retailers including Arcadia Group have made the headlines this week over the possibility of bringing some sourcing back home. Meanwhile, a factory in North London is proving that manufacturing in the UK still has legs, through a tie-up with internet retailer Asos.


Emerging market clothing sales set for strong growth just-style.com | 28 Feb 11

Clothing retail demand in Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Turkey will grow strongly between 2010 and 2015, a new report says, along with a number of smaller emerging markets including Colombia, Peru, Poland, South Africa and Thailand.

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