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UK: Ted Baker Pushes Up FY Profits 21% just-style.com | 17 Mar 05

Fashion chain Ted Baker has risen above poor high-street trends to report a 21 per cent yearly profit increase for 2004, attributing it to the ‘quirky’ sense of humour of its clothing designs.


UK: Ted Baker Records Merry Christmas Sales just-style.com | 19 Jan 05

Designer clothing brand Ted Baker has posted a 20.6 per cent rise in sales for the period from 1 November to 24 December 2004.


UK: John David Group Acquires RD Scott For £4m just-style.com | 16 Dec 04

John David Group, which owns sports apparel chain JD Sports, has acquired privately held casual fashion retailer RD Scott for £4 million.


UK: Ted Baker H1 Profits Up 25.9% just-style.com | 6 Oct 04

UK and international expansion have helped fashion brand Ted Baker to a strong rise in first-half sales.


UK: Smaller Retailers Outstrip Larger Chains In 03 just-style.com | 24 May 04

Smaller apparel retailers in the UK grew four times faster than the market last year, retail research company Verdict has revealed.


UK: Fake Clothing Worth £3m Seized just-style.com | 20 May 04

Trading standards officers seized counterfeit clothing worth about £3 million in a raid on a warehouse in Rawtenstall, Rossendale this week, the Manchester Evening News has reported.


UK: Ted Baker To Open Single-Brand Endurance Store just-style.com | 25 Mar 04

Fashion house Ted Baker is set to open a single-branded men's retail store for its Endurance apparel range.


UK: Ted Baker FY Pre-Tax Profit Grows To £13.9m just-style.com | 24 Mar 04

Fashion house Ted Baker Plc has reported full-year pre-tax profit of £13.9 million for fiscal 2003, a 26 per cent year-on-year increase.


Stock management challenges just-style.com | 25 Feb 04

How are fashion's most forward-thinking companies now addressing the issue of stock management, from the warehouse to the customer? Systems integration has become the key business objective for companies wishing to fulfil orders and ensure healthy cash flow says Mark West.


UK: Ted Baker To Implement Kewill MessageBroker just-style.com | 16 Feb 04

Fashion group Ted Baker is to use a managed service developed by Kewill Solutions Europe to exchange business data with its retail partners.


UK: Ted Baker Posts 23.7% Christmas Sales Rise just-style.com | 12 Jan 04

Fashion house Ted Baker Plc has posted improved sales at its retail division for the Christmas holiday shopping period.


UK: Prologic Appoints McAleese Project Services Director just-style.com | 7 Jan 04

Apparel industry-focused software firm Prologic has appointed John McAleese as its new project services director.


UK: Jane Norman Is Most Profitable Clothing Chain – Research just-style.com | 8 Dec 03

New research has revealed women’s apparel retailer Jane Norman to be the most profitable UK clothing chain by pre-tax profit margin.


UK: Ted Baker H1 Profit Up 54%, Strong Start To H2 just-style.com | 2 Oct 03

Clothing chain Ted Baker Plc on Thursday revealed it had enjoyed a super start to the second half as it posted a sharp rise in first half pre-tax profit on the back of strong sales growth.


UK: Pentland Joins Forces With The Women’s Sport Foundation just-style.com | 22 Jul 03

Pentland Group Plc, the sports and fashion brand management group, has been signed up by the Women’s Sport Foundation as its new corporate sponsors for the next three years.


UK: Ted Baker Says Trading In Line With Expectations just-style.com | 11 Jun 03

Designer brand Ted Baker Plc on Tuesday said that trading is in line with expectations and that it is confident of a successful outcome for the year.


UK: Ted Baker Enjoys 2002 Growth, Eyes Oz Market just-style.com | 25 Mar 03

London-based fashion group Ted Baker on Tuesday reported a 14 per cent year-on-year jump in underlying profit to £11 million and said pre-tax profits after exceptional costs edged up to £9.5m.


UK: Ted Baker Signs Managed IT Service Contract With Prologic just-style.com | 13 Mar 03

Designer brand Ted Baker has appointed Prologic to manage its IT systems for the next four years. The MIS (Managed IT Service) agreement comes as Ted Baker further expands its presence in the United States. In addition to a store in New York, and a wholesale licence with the Hartmarx Corporation, Ted Baker has recently opened stores in Miami and California.


UK: Ted Baker Xmas Sales Up 20% just-style.com | 16 Jan 03

Fashion retailer Ted Baker Plc on Thursday reported a 19.3 per cent year-on-year jump in total retail sales for the key November 1 to Christmas Eve trading period. The company, which recently opened a major new store in Covent Garden's Floral Street, said gross margins improved during the period and stock levels are in line with forecasts.


UK: Ted Baker Posts 19.2 Per Cent H1 Profit Jump just-style.com | 3 Oct 02

Fashion chain Ted Baker on Thursday revealed a 19.2 per cent year-on-year jump in first half pre-tax profit to £3 million but said current trading is "disappointing" due to unseasonal weather.


UK: Good Start For Ted Baker just-style.com | 11 Jun 02

British fashion chain Ted Baker Plc on Tuesday revealed its non-executive chairman, Brian North, was retiring and said it was off to a good start in its current fiscal year. The company, which is well known for its menswear, added it was confident about solid growth for the full year.


USA: Hartmax To Set Up Single Tailored Unit just-style.com | 19 Apr 02

Leading business, casual wear and golf apparel giant Hartmarx Corp on Friday unveiled plans to set up a single unit for tailored clothing to replace its three existing units. The Chicago-based company said the move would not affect its brands and that the new single unit will replace the Hart Schaffner & Marx, Intercontinental Branded Apparel and Plaid units.


UK: Ted Baker Women's Wear Sales Up 50 Per Cent just-style.com | 26 Mar 02

Leading fashion retailer Ted Baker Plc on Tuesday posted a 15 per cent jump in full-year profits to £9.4 million from £8.1m boosted by an impressive 50 per cent surge in womenswear sales. The clothing chain, famous for its men's shirts and suits, said total retail turnover in the year to January 26 jumped 39 per cent and women's collections now accounted for almost half of group sales.


UK: Ted Baker Sales Up, Looks To US just-style.com | 16 Jan 02

In the two months running-up to Christmas, retail sales at designer clothing group Ted Baker rose by 24.7 per cent, helped by a good recovery in tourist-driven sales in south-east England and strong trading in its northern stores. Finance director Lindsay Page said strong demand for the men's and women's casual collections led to the improvement. Mr Page also said stock levels were in line with expectations, and the group would start the new season "with a clean stock position." 


UK: Ted Baker Posts Festive Sales Jump just-style.com | 14 Jan 02

Leading British-based fashion chain, Ted Baker, announced on Monday that total retail sales for the six week period to Christmas Eve jumped 24 per cent compared to the same period the previous year. That increase follows a near 60 per cent jump in total retail sales for in the seven weeks to September.


UK: Ted Baker Celebrates Profits Jump just-style.com | 4 Oct 01

UK based clothing designer and retailer Ted Baker performed well in the first eight months, with pre-tax profits up 19 per cent to £2.5m, it announced on Thursday. During the same period, turnover increased by 39.7 per cent, while the interim dividend was raised 12.5 per cent to 2.7p per share.


UK: Clothing Retailers Hit In The Pocket - Report just-style.com | 21 Sep 01

Britain's leading clothing retailers have experienced three "disappointing" years with both profits and margins continuing to slide, according to a new financial report released on Thursday. The Business Ratio Report, entitled Clothing Retailers, analysed and compared the financial performances of 110 leading clothing retail chains and stores for the last three full accounting periods.


USA: Hartmarx Reiterates Request For Basic Information just-style.com | 24 Aug 01

Raymond F. Farley, chairman of the ad hoc committee of independent directors of the board of directors of Hartmarx Corporation (NYSE: news), today sent the following letter to Spencer Hays of The Lincoln Company LLC: August 23, 2001 Mr. Spencer Hays The Lincoln Company LLC c/o Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A. One South Street, 27th Floor Baltimore, Maryland, 21202 Dear Mr. Hays: Enclosed with this letter is a confidentiality agreement between Lincoln and Hartmarx which you indicated a need for and which will enable you to provide us with the basic information about Lincoln and your offer that Hartmarx has requested twice but not yet received. I assume that once you have signed this agreement, you will provide the requested information in writing. The Lincoln Company LLC appears to be a newly formed entity and there is no publicly available information regarding it. Your letter of August 13, 2001 states that you "have arranged financing" for the transaction. Your letter of August 22, 2001 states that "$70 million of cash equity is already committed." Although we have received these general assurances, we await your deliver of these financing commitments as well as the other requested information about Lincoln, necessary due diligence and an acquisition agreement. Our duties as directors require us to receive and review this information before determining whether and how to proceed with your proposal. I understand your desire to move forward as expeditiously as possible. The sooner you provide the information requested, the sooner we will be in a position to proceed. Sincerely, Raymond F. Farley Chairman of the ad hoc committee of Independent Directors


Taking control with integrated IT just-style.com | 4 Apr 01

With e-commerce now a reality, fashion companies are starting to adopt integrated IT systems to streamline, simplify and exploit the business processes that drive profits upwards. But the real winners in the race online will be those companies that combine a well-known reputation with high standards of service and logistics.


USA: Hartmarx Forms Strategic Partnership With Ted Baker UK just-style.com | 8 Nov 00

E.O. Hand, chairman and chief executive officer of Hartmarx Corporation (NYSE: HMX), today announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership with Ted Baker, the UK-based clothing designer and retailer. "Ted Baker is one of the most dynamic global brands in today's market, having experienced unparalleled success in the UK.

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