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French Connection will collapse without funding injection

Without securing an imminent financial lifeline, ailing UK-headquartered fashion chain French Connection is likely to collapse.

French Connection sales fail to inspire prospective buyers

The latest French Connection sales figures will do little to inspire prospective bidders as the company searches for a white knight.

French Connection turns a corner, but still posts a loss

For the first time in seven years, shrinking UK fashion retailer French Connection has achieved an underlying profit.

French Connection founder mulls selling out

French Connection founder and CEO Stephen Marks plans to sell his remaining cornerstone stake in the fashion label.

Chinese owner Nanjing Cenbest loses House of Fraser

House of Fraser’s rescue deal leaves Nanjing Cenbest – which brokered the failed C.banner International investment – with nothing.

Vincom Center Landmark 81 mall opens doors in Vietnam

Vingroup has opened its 55th shopping centre, The Vincom Center Landmark 81 mall, in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh district.

Asics UK opening flagship on Regent Street

Asics UK is set to open a flagship store on London’s Regent Street this year.

French Connection buckles under tough competition

UK high street fashion retailer French Connection has posted its fifth consecutive annual operating loss.

Banana Republic UK shuts up shop

Banana Republic UK is to close down after eight years of brand erosion.

French Connection in ‘downward spiral’

UK fashion house French Connection is in a continuing downward spiral, writes Sarah Johns, of Verdict Retail.

Pizza Hut parent eyes French Connection sale

The parent of the Pizza Hut business in the UK appears to be at the front of the queue in the French Connection sale.

More discounting likely from IT

Following a 33 per cent plunge in net profit, fashion retailer IT Limited says it will probably continue deep discounting.