Sheffield’s Meadowhall continues to boost its luxury offer with an opening this month for Tag Heuer. The watch brand, for which Aurum Holdings is the franchisee, has opened only its fifth UK store in the mall.
Sports Direct saw its profits taking a dive last year and currency effects are hitting margins hard. But new-gen stores, a deal with Asics and strong premium lifestyle and licensing ops give it reasons to be cheerful
JD Sports is to almost double the size of its Glasgow Silverburn store with a new regional flagship as Scotland's second city rises up the rankings in terms of its appeal as a major retail destination.
Ben Sherman has opened the doors of its first full-price store outside the Greater London area at Liverpool One. The store features the signature in-store Shirt Bar destination and offers bespoke tailoring.
Mike Ashley’s interest in Debenhams is now heading towards 13.5% with news that the Sports Direct Group he controls has raised its interest in the retailer again. The move increased specualtion on his long-term plans.
The list of bidders for Jaeger has grown and it looks like Edinburgh Woollen Mill could be in the lead with sources saying its owner’s track record of succesful turnarounds gives it a strong chance of winning the prize.