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Arcadia

MPs urge Sir Philip Green to cover pension shortfall as Arcadia...

MPs have called on Sir Philip Green to cover a shortfall in the pension scheme of his troubled fashion retail empire Arcadia Group, as...
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Arcadia declines £50m loan offer from Mike Ashley’s Frasers

Arcadia has declined the offer of a £50m secured loan from Mike Ashley's Frasers Group designed to help it stave off administration. In a brief...

Ted Baker launches virtual shopping experience with Hero

British men’s and women’s lifestyle brand Ted Baker has partnered with leading virtual shopping and messaging app Hero to bring a “unique in-store shopping...
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Black Friday boosts retail footfall in UK retail destinations

The Black Friday effect saw footfall rise +4.8% last week across all UK retail destinations, which followed directly on from a rise of +5.9%...
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Arcadia suppliers facing estimated £250m in unpaid invoices

As retail empire Arcadia Group faces collapse and is expected to be placed to the hands of administrators, invoice insurance business Nimbla estimates that...
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Shops allowed to trade around the clock in December and January

Shops will be allowed to trade for 24 hours a day in December and January in a major relaxation of the current rules, secretary...
Arcadia

Last-minute rescue deal for Arcadia Group reportedly falls through

Plans for an emergency multimillion-pound loan from lenders to Sir Philip Green’s struggling Arcadia Group have reportedly fallen through. Sir Philip’s retail empire, which includes...
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YNAP names new CEO with Marchetti to remain as chairman

YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group has named its new CEO. Geoffroy Lefebvre, currently Group digital distribution director at parent group Richemont, will take over the role...
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YNAP’s Elizabeth von der Goltz joins MATCHESFASHION

Elizabeth von der Goltz, the former global buying director of YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group (YNAP), has joined MATCHESFASHION as chief commercial officer. Von der Goltz is...

In Focus: St David’s Cardiff reports return of Christmas “mission shoppers”

As the easing of lockdown restrictions loom over England, retailers will be looking to Wales to draw comparisons and see if Christmas shoppers have...
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Arcadia woes jeopardise JD Sports’ acquisition of Debenhams

JD Sports is reported to have cooled on the idea of acquiring Debenhams following news that Arcadia, which operates numerous concessions across the department...
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Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group draws up £50m loan plan for Arcadia

Plans for an emergency multimillion-pound loan to Sir Philip Green’s struggling Arcadia Group have reportedly been drawn up by Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group. It comes...
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Arcadia: what went wrong and what’s next?

Administrators are reported to be waiting in the wings at Sir Philip Green's Arcadia and may be appointed as early as next week. If...
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Arcadia’s Sir Philip Green: the ups and downs of one of...

Administrators from Deloitte are poised to step in and take over at Arcadia next week, it had been reported. If it happens (and there's...