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Ted Baker to cut more than 500 jobs? Michelle Russell | 20 Jul 20

UK high street fashion chain Ted Baker is understood to be cutting more than a quarter of its workforce as the retailer battles weak consumer spending and a channel shift to online.


British brands bolster CanopyStyle initiative Beth Wright | 22 Jun 20

British clothing brands Ted Baker and Asda's George label are among the latest 45 companies that have pledged to stop sourcing the raw material for their viscose and rayon textiles from ancient and endangered forests.


Ted Baker raises GBP105m to invest in business Michelle Russell | 18 Jun 20

Struggling UK fashion retailer Ted Baker has raised GBP105m (US$131.2m) in capital to reduce its debt and invest in new efforts to try to turn the business around after posting a near GBP80m annual loss earlier this month.


Ted Baker seeks GBP95m lifeline as troubles worsen Beth Wright | 1 Jun 20

Fashion retailer Ted Baker plans to raise GBP95m (US$117.7m) to reduce its debt and invest in new efforts to try to turn the business around after posting a near GBP80m annual loss.


Global retail closures as coronavirus spreads – Update just-style | 15 Apr 20

A raft of apparel and footwear brands and retailers including Next Plc, Primark, H&M, Nike and Gap Inc, are temporarily closing stores and suspending online operations as part of efforts to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. 


Ted Baker names Osborne permanent CEO Hannah Abdulla | 30 Mar 20

Ted Baker has named Rachel Osborne as its permanent CEO.


Ted Baker inventory overstated by GBP58m Beth Wright | 22 Jan 20

An auditor's review has found that Ted Baker has overstated the value of its inventory by GBP58m - more than double what the UK fashion and lifestyle brand had first estimated based on preliminary analysis.


Ted Baker under review by lenders Michelle Russell | 13 Jan 20

A group of lenders for troubled UK fashion retailer Ted Baker are understood to have hired advisers to carry out an independent review of the business.


Ted Baker director Ron Stewart latest to quit Michelle Russell | 17 Dec 19

Ted Baker has announced the departure of long-time non-executive director, Ron Stewart, just a week after the UK fashion retailer saw its CEO and chairman step down.


Ted Baker bosses quit amid further profit warning Hannah Abdulla | 10 Dec 19

The chief executive officer of Ted Baker has quit amid yet another profit warning from the UK-based fashion retailer.


Ted Baker warns of GBP25m inventory overstatement Beth Wright | 2 Dec 19

UK fashion and lifestyle brand Ted Baker is to launch an independent review after identifying the value of stock held on its balance sheet has been overstated.


Ted Baker appoints Ari Hoffman as US boss Beth Wright | 16 Oct 19

UK fashion and lifestyle brand Ted Baker has appointed former Bennetton executive, Ari Hoffman, to the newly created role of CEO of its North America business.


Ted Baker shares tumble on H1 loss Beth Wright | 3 Oct 19

Ted Baker says its financial results for the first half of the year were behind its expectations as the UK fashion and lifestyle brand reported a pre-tax loss for the period which sent shares tumbling by more than 35%.


Debenhams finance chief takes up Ted Baker role Hannah Abdulla | 26 Sep 19

UK fashion and lifestyle brand Ted Baker has named former Debenhams finance boss Rachel Osborne as its new CFO.


Ted Baker eyes Japan expansion with new licence deal Beth Wright | 30 Aug 19

Ted Baker has inked an agreement with Sojitz Infinity as its Japanese retail licence partner to accelerate the long-term growth of the UK fashion and lifestyle brand in the country.


Ted Baker switches to Next for childrenswear Beth Wright | 16 Aug 19

UK fashion and lifestyle brand Ted Baker has inked a new childrenswear licence agreement with Next Plc, replacing a deal with Debenhams due to end in February. 


Ex-Ted Baker chief set to back business buyout? Hannah Abdulla | 22 Jul 19

Ray Kelvin, the disgraced founder of fashion retailer Ted Baker, is reportedly planning to back a private equity buyout of the company – just a few months after standing down following allegations of sexual harassment.


Ted Baker issues another profit warning Beth Wright | 11 Jun 19

Shares in Ted Baker tumbled by more than 26% this morning (11 June) as the UK fashion and lifestyle brand warned "extremely difficult trading conditions" look likely to impact performance through the rest of the financial year.


Ted Baker and Farfetch to pilot circular fashion models Hannah Abdulla | 30 May 19

A range of new circular economy business models including clothing hire, product resale, repair and rental services is to be piloted as part of a project between the London Waste and Recycling Board, circular economy business consultants QSA Partners and several fashion retailers.


Ted Baker names Page CEO as Kelvin inquiry ends Beth Wright | 11 Apr 19

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker has named Lindsay Page as CEO following the conclusion of an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour levelled at founder Ray Kelvin.


Ted Baker eyes China expansion with new joint venture Beth Wright | 10 Apr 19

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker has inked a new joint venture (JV) deal with Shanghai LongShang Trading Company Ltd (LS) to expand its presence in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.


Ted Baker shares tumble on FY profit warning Beth Wright | 27 Feb 19

Shares in Ted Baker tumbled by more than 11% this morning (27 February) as the UK lifestyle brand warned it expects full-year profits to be lower than expected. 


Ted Baker bounces back with festive sales growth Beth Wright | 9 Jan 19

Harassment allegations levelled against Ted Baker chief executive Ray Kelvin failed to diminish desire for the UK lifestyle brand over the Christmas trading period, with the company bouncing back from a disappointing third-quarter.


Ted Baker CEO steps aside amid "serious allegations" Beth Wright | 11 Dec 18

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker has announced its chief executive, Ray Kelvin, is to take a voluntary leave of absence after the company's board learned of "further serious allegations" regarding his conduct.


Q3 sales slip adds to Ted Baker's woes Beth Wright | 6 Dec 18

A drop in third-quarter sales is likely to Ted Baker's woes as the UK lifestyle brand today (6 December) announced the appointment of an independent law firm to conduct an external investigation into the allegations levelled at chief executive Ray Kelvin.


Sales growth slows at Ted Baker in H1 Beth Wright | 4 Oct 18

Shares in Ted Baker tumbled by 14% in early trading as the UK lifestyle brand said it continued to experience retail sales growth in the first half, albeit at a slower rate than previously.


Ted Baker to bring footwear back in-house Beth Wright | 10 Sep 18

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker has entered into an agreement with Pentland Group to buy back its footwear licence after 17 years, as part of its bid to drive further growth in its footwear business.


Brand appeal drives Ted Baker sales increase Beth Wright | 12 Jun 18

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker hailed the continued expansion across all of its distribution channels in the first half, driven by the strength and appeal of its brand and despite the impact of unseasonal weather in the period.


Six fashion brands reveal sustainability scores Michelle Russell | 16 Apr 18

As they work towards improving transparency within their supply chains, six fashion brands including Ted Baker and G-Star have made public their sustainability performance scores using independent assessment tool Mode Tracker.


Ted Baker shares slide on challenging outlook Michelle Russell | 22 Mar 18

UK lifestyle brand Ted Baker saw its share price slide 5.5% in morning trading after cautioning on a challenging global trading environment looking ahead.

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