Jaeger Store Marylebone

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marks & Spencer Buys Clothing Label Jaeger Out of Administration

M&S will be Jaeger’s third owner in five years, and said the deal should be finalized later this month.

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A sign advertising the opening of Topshop in NY.


Australian Retailer Scoops Up Arcadia’s Plus-Size Brand Evans

Evans is the first Arcadia brand to be offloaded after the British group filed for bankruptcy in November.

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Philip Green

Business Features

Sir Philip Green: A Gambling Man

The tycoon who inhaled and exhaled retail and turned Topshop into one of the high street’s hottest names, has seen his empire evaporate in the space of a few years.

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A sign advertising the opening of Topshop in NY.

Fashion Features

Talking Topshop: A Timeline of Philip Green’s Adventures in Fashion

The once-mighty Topshop has fallen on hard times, and could have a new owner soon. Here, WWD takes a look at the rise and fall of a British retail player.

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Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group Files for Bankruptcy

Topshop’s troubled parent had been undergoing a major restructuring, but store closures resulting from two national lockdowns pushed the retail group over the edge.

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Kylie Jenner had a major makeup collaboration with Topshop.


COVID-19 Could Tip Topshop’s Troubled Parent Into Bankruptcy

Arcadia, which was already forced to shut stores and restructure, could file for administration in the U.K. as early as next week, according to reports.

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A men's look from Ted Baker's new Made in Britain collection.

Fashion Features

Ted Baker Flies British Flag With Collection Made in London, Leicester

The collection coincides with the arrival of Anthony Cuthbertson as global creative director, a new role.

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Business Features

Harrods, Topshop, John Lewis to Lay Off Staff as COVID-19 Ebbs in U.K.

Stores may have reopened two weeks ago, but they’ve only just begun to count the cost of lockdown closures, and new social distancing measures.

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Long Tall Sally

Fashion Scoops

Long Tall Sally Closing Forever

The latest retail casualty of the coronavirus.

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Primark, remake, payup, pressure tactics


ABF, Primark Chiefs Accept 50% Pay Cuts After COVID-19 Slowdown

The move follows that of Arcadia Group, where top bosses’ pay checks were slashed up to 50 percent.

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Arcadia Bosses Take Pay Cut, Furlough Staff as COVID-19 Bites

The group chief executive officer Ian Grabiner has elected to receive no salary or benefits until further notice.

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Sir Philip Green leaving Annabel'sSir Philip Green out and about, London, UK - 11 Jun 2018


Arizona Court Dismisses Case Against Sir Philip Green

Green had been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault.

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Amalli Talli

Fashion Features

Tall Order: Tackling Fashion’s Vertical Challenges

With all the talk of inclusion, fashion isn’t measuring up for tall girls.

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Holly Wright and Camille Perry

Fashion Features

Two Industry Insiders Look to Crack the Contemporary Market With Tove

Camille Perry and Holly Wright met while at Topshop and have plied their years of experience into the new collection.

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A woman holding an umbrella walks past the Topshop flagshop store in Oxford Circus as it opens for customers.Top Shop business continues after Sir Phillip Green Allegations, London, UK - 26 Oct 2018

Human Resources

Andrew Coppel Becomes Chairman of Topshop, Taveta and Arcadia Group

Coppel will oversee the three companies which are owned by Sir Philip Green as they undergo a major restructuring.

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