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Mudpie | 15 Feb 2010

Plus-size is a bone of contention for many in the fashion industry. Away from the runways, however, it is emerging as an area of the market worthy of strong investment.

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Michelle Russell | 3 Jun 2014

Luxury goods group Kering has closed the sale of La Redoute and its delivery arm Relais-Colis.


Stuart Todd | 9 Jan 2014

The future owners of Kering's mail order unit La Redoute have announced that a total of 1,350 jobs are be axed over a four-year period as part of a strategy to return the company to growth in 2016.


Katie Smith | 5 Dec 2013

French luxury goods group Kering, formerly PPR, has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell La Redoute to the mail order unit's existing CEO Nathalie Balla and Eric Courteille, chief administrative officer of parent company Redcats.


Katie Smith | 19 Nov 2013

Kering (formerly PPR) is stepping up investment in its luxury portfolio by entering into a joint venture with Tomas Maier to develop the US-based brand.


Katie Smith | 14 Nov 2013

Kering has warned its full-year profit will be down "significantly" on the prior year, hurt by one-off charges at Puma and the disposal of its mail order business, La Redoute.


Katie Smith | 31 Oct 2013

French luxury goods group Kering has said it expects the restructuring and sale of its La Redoute mail order business will have a "significant" impact on jobs.


Katie Smith | 22 Oct 2013

French luxury group Kering (formerly PPR) has refused to be drawn on reports that it is looking to invest at least EUR300m (US$410.2m) into La Redoute to try to find a buyer for the mail order business.


Petah Marian | 6 Sep 2013

French luxury group Kering is continuing its focus on the luxury sector, taking a minority stake in New York-based women's wear label Altuzarra.


Katie Smith | 26 Jul 2013

French luxury and sportswear group Kering, owner of the Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent brands, has seen its first-half profit plummet 64% after it was weighed down by a loss on the sale of its entertainment retail chain Fnac.


Katie Smith | 3 Jul 2013

French luxury and sportswear group Kering (formerly known as PPR) has reportedly shortlisted six candidates to buy its Redcats mail order division La Redoute.


Petah Marian | 19 Jun 2013

French luxury group PPR has officially changed its name to Kering, after its AGM yesterday (18 June).


Katie Smith | 22 Apr 2013

US apparel, footwear and accessories business The Jones Group has appointed Milton Pappas to the newly-created role of president of e-commerce.


Petah Marian | 5 Apr 2013

French luxury group Kering has closed the sale of its Vertbaudet and Cyrillus children and family clothing brands to the Alpha Private Equity Fund 6 for EUR119m (US$153.9m).


Katie Smith | 22 Mar 2013

French apparel group PPR is changing its name to Kering as it looks to position itself as a luxury and sportswear business.


Katie Smith | 6 Mar 2013

French apparel and luxury group PPR is reportedly considering changing its name to Kering as it looks to focus on its luxury and sportswear businesses.


Katie Smith | 25 Feb 2013

PPR's Redcats division has entered an agreement to sell its apparel and homeware brands Ellos and Jotex to Nordic Capital Fund VII for EUR275m (US$365m).


Katie Smith | 4 Jan 2013

French apparel group PPR has entered into negotiations with Alpha Private Equity Fund 6 (APEF 6) for the sale of Redcats' Cyrillus and Vertbaudet children and family brands for EUR119m (US$156m).


Katie Smith | 17 Dec 2012

The Redcats mail order unit of French retail group PPR has sold its Sportsman's Guide and The Golf Warehouse, which sell clothing and accessories for outdoor activities, including hunting and golf to Northern Tool + Equipment (NTE) for US$215m.


Petah Marian | 6 Dec 2012

French apparel group PPR has entered into an agreement to sell its US plus size business OneStopPlusGroup to private equity firms Charlesbank Capital and Webster Capital as it works to focus on its luxury and sportswear businesses.


Katie Smith | 29 Nov 2012

French luxury goods group PPR is in talks with private equity firm is reportedly in late-stage talks to sell Redcats' plus-size fashion business to private equity firm Charlesbank.


Stuart Todd | 13 Sep 2012

PPR/Redcats-owned home shopping specialist La Redoute has lost its appeal against a conviction for selling a swimsuit copied from Marseille-based designer label Pain et Sucre.


Petah Marian | 28 Mar 2012

United Retail Group, which began Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in February, has announced that it is seeking court approval for the acquisition of its operating business by an affiliate of private equity firm Versa Capital Management.


Petah Marian | 16 Feb 2012

French luxury goods group PPR is expanding its executive committee as part of its plans to better integrate the apparel group, which includes luxury brands like Gucci and the Puma sportswear line.


Leonie Barrie | 2 Feb 2012

United Retail Group, the owner of the Avenue women's plus-size apparel brand and a subsidiary of Redcats USA, has begun Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings while it sells the company.


Stuart Todd | 1 Feb 2012

French group Vivarte, which has an extensive portfolio of clothing and footwear retail brands, is set to appoint Antoine Metzger to the post of CEO.


Petah Marian | 20 Sep 2011

PPR has confirmed that it has postponed the sale of its Redcats home shopping business.


Stuart Todd | 17 Nov 2010

Redcats, the home shopping business of France’s PPR group, has bought the entire capital of online trader Castaluna, a start-up specialising in fashion wear for plus-size women.


Stuart Todd | 17 Nov 2010

Redcats, the home shopping business of France’s PPR group, has bought the entire capital of online trader Castaluna, a start-up specialising in fashion wear for plus-size women.

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