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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.

CHINA: Renown plans 2,000 stores under Shandong Ruyi deal | 19 Jul 10

Struggling Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is planning to open at least 2,000 shops in China over the next decade after selling a controlling stake in its business to Chinese textile firm Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group Co.

Top stories on just-style this week... | 28 May 10

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

JAPAN: Renown sells major stake to China's Shandong Ruyi | 24 May 10

Struggling Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is selling a controlling stake in its business to Chinese textile firm Shandong Ruyi Science & Technology Group Co.

Global news roundup | 5 Mar 10

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world’s local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.

UK: Kim Winser named chairman of Agent Provocateur | 5 Mar 10

Luxury lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur has named former Aquascutum chief executive Kim Winser as its new chairman.

JAPAN: Renown H1 loss shrinks to JPY3.72bn | 15 Oct 09

Retail group Renown Inc posted a smaller net loss of JPY3.72bn (US$41.2m) in its fiscal first half, despite a double-digit revenue decline.

UK: Jaeger bosses snap up Aquascutum | 8 Sep 09

Luxury fashion brand Aquascutum is back in British ownership after it was acquired by entrepreneur Harold Tillman and Jaeger group CEO Belinda Earl.

UK: Hong Kong’s YGM eyes Aquascutum as CEO leaves | 26 May 09

Hong Kong based apparel firm YGM Trading Ltd yesterday (25 May) confirmed it has signed a letter of intent to buy British clothing brand Aquascutum, which it already makes and distributes in Greater China, Singapore and Malaysia.

JAPAN: Renown shares bounce back amid board reshuffle | 17 Apr 09

The fight for one of Japan’s top retailers heated up again today when Renown Inc shares saw a surprising rally ending up 13.13% on the day before.

JAPAN: Renown confirms its will offload Aquascutum stake | 23 Oct 08

Japan’s Renown Inc has announced it will offload its entire stake in Aquascutum Ltd by February 2009 as part of a major restructuring effort.

JAPAN: Renown mulling sale of Aquascutum? | 7 Oct 08

British luxury brand Aquascutum could be put up for sale by Renown Inc, its Japanese owner, as part of widespread restructuring plans.

UK: Renown to sell 50% of French Connection Japan | 11 Jul 08

Japanese fashion firm Renown Inc is looking to sell 50% of French Connection's Japanese subsidiary back to the UK company.

JAPAN: Renown to sell its Kent & Curwen trademarks | 18 Jun 08

Japanese apparel company Renown Inc is selling its remaining trademarks in UK men's wear firm Kent & Curwen to Hong Kong clothing group Trinity.

JAPAN: Renown to discontinue 10-15 brands? | 12 Mar 08

Japanese apparel maker Renown Inc is to close up to a quarter of its 62 clothing brands in fiscal 2008 according to local press reports last week.

JAPAN: Renown Q1 profit up 60% | 13 Jul 07

A sharp decline in extraordinary losses helped Japanese apparel maker Renown Incorporated to a 59.8% rise in first quarter profit.

JAPAN: Renown posts FY net loss, sees profit in 2008 | 19 Apr 07

Japanese apparel maker Renown Incorporated has slumped to a net loss for the year to 28 February, despite sales increasing by 47.2%.

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