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Cath Kidston to close UK stores, focus on Asia, wholesale and online

British home-furnishings and apparel retailer Cath Kidston will permanently close all 60 of its stores in the UK, realigning itself as a wholesaler and online brand.

Cath Kidston seeks white knight buyer as strategic review ordered

Cath Kidston has hired external advisers to complete an urgent review of strategic options for the business as it makes a last-minute appeal for a white knight rescuer.

Big expansion plans for Cath Kidston Asia

Fashion brand Cath Kidston Asia plans “significant” expansion with new owner Baring Private Equity Asia.

McDonald’s Asia to sell 2800 restaurants

McDonald’s Asia is preparing to sell some 2800 restaurants across Asia as it introduces a new business model in its fastest growing market.

Asian PE buys into Cath Kidston

UK’s lifestyle retailer Cath Kidston has raised new investment from Baring Private Equity Asia. With 100 stores in China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Thailand, and 66 stores in the UK, Cath Kidston has identified expansion in Asia as a key strategic priority. Securing the expertise of Baring Asia to further the development of its business in the region was a key consideration for the company, it says. “Finding the right partner to h…