JD Sports hasn’t stopped looking for acquisitions and on Monday it said that it has reached a conditional agreement to buy US-based DTLR Villa, the “hyperlocal athletic footwear and apparel streetwear retailer”.
There's a new frontrunner in the race to buy Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge with Asos being suggested as the lead contender on Saturday evening, which could mean the chances of saving any stores are slim.
The company seen as the frontrunner to win the Topshop auction surprised observers late on Thursday as it emerged Next had pulled out of bidding for the most valuable name in the Arcadia basket of brands.
N Brown may have moved to an online focus in recent years, but unlike some other pureplay retailers, it didn’t have such a good autumn and festive season. Yet despite sales falls, there are signs it’s on the right track