Marks & Spencer plans to plant one more flag in West London with a 152,000-square-foot anchor store at Chelsfield’s White City retail park. The store, due to open in fall 2006, will carry the M&S clothing, home and...
Marks & Spencer plans to plant one more flag in West London with a 152,000-square-foot anchor store at Chelsfield’s White City retail park. The store, due to open in fall 2006, will carry the M&S clothing, home and food lines. “[There is] untapped opportunity in West London,” said Chris Williams, property director at M&S. “We believe White City will be one of the leading retail offers in the U.K.”
WRIGHT SWEETENS ELDER DEAL:
Wright Holdings and Elder-Beerman Stores Corp. have amended their merger agreement upping Wright’s cash payment to Elder-Beerman shareholders to $7.05 a share from $6. The move was in response to Bon-Ton Stores Corp. offer to pay Elder-Beerman shareholders $7 a share in cash for the company’s common stock. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Elder-Beerman was required to negotiate exclusively with Wright for three business days regarding adjustments to the terms of their merger agreement.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styled by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)