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Founded in 1981 by Yoram and Marilyn Anselm, Hobbs was established in Hampstead, London, to offer feminine tailoring and heritage craftsmanship.

Offering luxury tailored womenswear at an affordable price, the brand blends modern designs with timeless craftsmanship. It also offers footwear, bags and accessories

Hobbs was recently acquired by South African company The Foschini Group (TFG) for an undisclosed sum. Foschini Group also owns Phase Eight and Whistles.

Hobbs was sold to TFG Brands, the UK arm of South Africa’s Foschini Group, in November 2017 by private equity group 3i. TFG also owns Whistles and Phase Eight.

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Company Information
Segments / Shopping Categories:
Womenswear; Accessories; Footwear; Swimwear; Jewellery; Bridalwear
Company Size (No. of Employees):
1,143 (2018)
Parent Company/Key Investors:
Foschini Group
Key Concessions:
House of Fraser; John Lewis & Partners; Fenwick
Payment Methods:
Debit card; Credit card; American Express; PayPal; Apple Pay
Delivery Options:
Standard delivery; Express delivery; Saturday delivery; Click and Collect; Express Click and Collect
Number of Countries Shipped To:
52
Key Countries Shipped To:
UK; USA; Canada; India; Australia; Portugal; UAE; Spain; France; Germany; Hong Kong
UK Standalone Stores:
50 (2018)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Head Office Address:
60 Chiswell Street London EC1Y 4AG
Head Office Telephone:
020 3095 3939
PR Company:

Hobbs handles their PR in-house

[email protected]

KEY EXECUTIVES:
Chief Executive:
Ben Barnett
Managing Director:
Justin Hampshire
Retail Director:
Caraline Money
Product/Trading Director:
Sally Ambrose
Head of Buying:
Kimberley Burridge
Creative Director:
Sandy Verdon
Director of E-Commerce:
Guy Tambling
Chief Financial Officer:
Catherine Lambert
Head of HR:
Kate Sendall
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