Contemporary luxury British accessories brand Hill and Friends is celebrating its third birthday by launching its first investment campaign with Seedrs, one of Europe’s top equity crowdfunding sites. The crowdfunding campaign comes as the accessories brand, founded in 2015 by Mulberry's former creative […]

In its trading update for the for the six-month period to September 30, 2018, fast fashion brand Quiz said group revenue increase of 19 percent to 66.7 million pounds (87 million dollars) despite challenging external trading conditions. The company added that as a result of lower than expected sales […]

Hammerson has confirmed that it has sold its 50 percent stake in Leicester’s Highcross Shopping Centre and created a new international joint venture. The 236 million pound deal has created a new 472 million pound joint venture with an Asian investor introduced by M&G Real Estate, which will leave Hammerson […]

Chinese company Icicle Style Group may acquire troubled Parisian fashion label Carven, reports WWD quoting sources familiar with the development. It added that the deal could be announced by the end of this week. In May, Carven had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with the Paris Commercial Court. The […]

French Connection founder Stephen Marks is said to be exploring sale option for his controlling 42 percent stake in the company, reports Sky News. After running the label for 49 years, Marks is looking for buyers with investment bank Numis Securities reportedly advising him on the matter. Other than […]

New York.- Mike Ashley’s athletic apparel emporium might be expanding soon, as reports broke Friday on his interest to snap American Golf. Sports Direct would be reportedly in takeover talks regarding Britain's biggest specialist golf retailer. As reported by Sky News, Sports Direct International would […]

New York.- Blackrock’s stake in Superdry PLC now stands at 5.03 percent. The investment firm’s previous holding in the company remains undisclosed, reports Alliance News. A recent analysis by ‘Simply Wall Street’ on the fashion brand’s financial appeal reveals that since Superdry doesn’t have any debt […]

Billionaire owner of Peel Group, John Whittaker, is looking at striking a deal to acquire Intu Properties in a bid to take it private, reports The Times. The move comes after Intu’s owner failed to reach a proposed 3.4 billion pounds merger deal with Hammerson. Peel Group confirmed to The Times that […]

While Apple, Google and Amazon are once again the world’s most valuable brands, luxury labels were the biggest stars on this year’s Best Global Brands ranking, unveiled today by brand consultancy firm Interbrand. Published since 1999, the ranking attributes a monetary value to brands with a worldwide […]

VF Corporation has announced that entering into a definitive agreement to sell the Reef brand to The Rockport Group (Rockport) of Newton, Massachusetts, a portfolio company of private equity firm Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC. Commenting on the agreement, VF’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive […]