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FRANCE: De Castelbajac goes into administration Stuart Todd | 18 May 11

French men's and women's wear fashion brand Jean Charles de Castelbajac (JCDC) has been placed in administration following the decision by its major shareholder, the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP6), to no longer invest in the company.


10 industry developments that shaped the decade Joe Ayling | 23 Dec 09

Having delivered apparel and footwear industry news for the past decade, just-style takes a reflective look through its archives to highlight ten key themes that have helped shape the apparel industry over the last 10 years.


FRANCE: Marchpole sells Jean Charles de Castelbajac just-style.com | 21 Nov 08

Swedish firm Atlas Design Group (ADG) has acquired French men's and women's wear brand Jean Charles de Castelbajac (JDCC) from the administrators of its former owner, UK-based brand management company Marchpole Holdings, which went in into receivership earlier this month.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 14 Nov 08

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


UK: Marchpole placed in administration just-style.com | 11 Nov 08

Luxury fashion company Marchpole Holdings has gone into receivership a week after trading in the company’s shares was suspended on the London Stock Exchange.


UK: Marchpole secures GBP2.5m funding just-style.com | 24 Oct 08

UK fashion group Marchpole Holdings has announced a successful recent fund raising of GBP2.5m (US$3.95m), to provide the company with "a more secure foundation from which to pursue growth opportunities as they arise".


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 8 Aug 08

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


UK: Marchpole signs DKNY men's wear deal just-style.com | 6 Aug 08

UK-based fashion operator Marchpole Holdings has signed a licensing deal with Donna Karan International to source, design, produce and distribute a full range of DKNY men's wear.


UK: Marchpole swings to annual loss just-style.com | 5 Aug 08

UK fashion company Marchpole Holdings said that despite a difficult trading year and making a substantial loss at the full-year, it has made significant progress in all parts of its business during the period.


UK: Marchpole to license Emanuel Ungaro in Korea just-style.com | 5 Jun 08

Fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings Plc is to distribute its Emanuel Ungaro line in Korea in a licensing deal worth EUR5.2m (US$8.0m).


UK: Marchpole names Phillips executive chairman just-style.com | 18 Feb 08

Chris Phillips, the non-executive chairman of fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings, is to assume the full-time role of executive chairman with immediate effect.


UK: Marchpole settles Ozwald Boateng dispute just-style.com | 18 Jan 08

Fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings has reached an out-of-court settlement in its licensing dispute with Ozwald Boateng's Bespoke Couture Limited.


UK: Marchpole opening flagship JCC store in London just-style.com | 28 Nov 07

French designer Jean Charles de Castelbajac is to open a London flagship in February 2008.


UK: Marchpole reports 76% slump in first-half profits just-style.com | 20 Nov 07

Marchpole Holdings has posted a 76% slump in first-half operating profit, blaming expansion costs for the decline to GBP1.2m from GBP5.0m (US$10.32m) in the same period last year.


UK: Marchpole optimistic despite YSL termination just-style.com | 8 Aug 07

Fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings said, in its first interim management statement, that the board continues to believe it is well placed to withstand the termination of the YSL licence.


FRANCE: Designer Dundas leaves Emanuel Ungaro fashion house just-style.com | 6 Jul 07

Luxury fashion house Emanuel Ungaro has announced the departure of its designer Peter Hyde Dundas.


UK: Jean Charles de Castelbajac in new Japanese distribution deal just-style.com | 5 Jul 07

The Jean Charles de Castelbajac men’s and women’s wear brand has signed a new distribution agreement with Coronet, a member of the Itochu Group, in Japan and South Korea.


UK: Marchpole signs designer denim deal with Lee Cooper just-style.com | 12 Jun 07

Fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings has signed a five-year deal with global jeans brand Lee Cooper Inc to launch new designer denim lines.


UK: Marchpole unit signs headwear deal with US-based New Era just-style.com | 30 Apr 07

French designer Jean Charles de Castelbajac has signed a three-year licence agreement with US-based New Era to launch a new collection of fashion headwear for spring/summer 2007.


UK: Marchpole extends distribution to Dubai, Russia just-style.com | 12 Mar 07

The Jean Charles de Castelbajac unit of fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings has signed two long-term distribution agreements in Dubai and Russia.


UK: Marchpole gears up for GBP3m Greenmark acquisition just-style.com | 14 Feb 07

Brand management firm Marchpole said it plans to buy ladies’ shoe company Greenmark Ltd for GBP3m (US$5.86m).


UK: Marchpole nears next acquisition as H1 profit rises just-style.com | 17 Nov 06

Apparel firm Marchpole is close to announcing another acquisition, said chairman Christopher Phillips, as the company announced a first-half profit increase.


UK: New ruling in Marchpole/Boateng license case just-style.com | 6 Nov 06

Fashion brand manager Marchpole Holdings said it has won a court case against fashion designer Ozwald Boateng, overturning an earlier ruling.


UK: Marchpole's year off to good start just-style.com | 12 Sep 06

Brand management firm Marchpole said it saw a good start to the financial year, with increased turnover and operating profit and a strong forward order book.


UK: Marchpole signs acquisition, distribution deals just-style.com | 21 Aug 06

Brand manager Marchpole Holdings has agreed to buy luxury clothing company Homebody Limited as part of its growth strategy and has also signed a distribution deal for the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


UK: Marchpole FY profit static, upbeat on future just-style.com | 28 Jun 06

Fashion group Marchpole has reported a static yearly profit as it expands its business, rising above a challenging market environment.


UK: Marchpole agrees new children’s wear license with Okaidi just-style.com | 4 May 06

The Jean Charles de Castelbajac subsidiary of fashion brand management group Marchpole Holdings Plc has signed a new licensing agreement with the global children’s wear retailer Okaidi Group.

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