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Victoria’s Secret sale cancelled; company to be spun off

The ongoing saga of Victoria’s Secret’s survival took another significant turn overnight as parent L Brands confirmed the deal with private-equity company Sycamore Partners was cancelled and it now plans to spin the business off.

Victoria’s Secret deal may be off as L Brands, Sycamore head to court

Sycamore Partners’ rescue plan for troubled lingerie retailer L Brands is all but off with the two companies headed to court after the private-equity company unilaterally cancelled the bid.

Bargain rate for Victoria’s Secret proves it was ‘asleep in a woke market’

That L Brands has opted to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret is a tacit recognition that the brand was on the road to nowhere under its previous leadership.  This is underlined by the departure of Les Wexner as CEO and chairman of the company. The deal with private-equity company Sycamore potentially gives Victoria’s Secret a chance to reassess and rebuild. However,…

Private equity tipped to privatise Victoria’s Secret

L Brands is reportedly about to announce the sale of its troubled Victoria’s Secret lingerie business to private-equity company Sycamore Partners.

Bath & Body Works delivers ‘blistering performance’ for L Brands

As usual, the latest results from L Brands show a tale of two companies: Bath & Body Works put in a blistering performance, while Victoria’s Secret lost ground.

MarketingPulse draws the world’s best marketers to Hong Kong

Some of the world’s most inspiring marketing professionals will gather in Hong Kong for MarketingPulse later this month.

L Brands to close stores as sales stagnate

L Brands, the parent of Victoria’s Secret, saw its share price fall 8 per cent after releasing disappointing results and halving its dividend payout.

L Brands sells La Senza business

US retailer L Brands has agreed to sell its Canadian-headquartered La Senza lingerie brand.

L Brands sells La Senza business

US retailer L Brands has agreed to sell its Canadian-headquartered La Senza lingerie brand.

Victoria’s Secret ‘needs to reinvent’ after L Brands loss revealed

Lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret needs to reinvent itself, says retail analyst Neil Saunders.

Victoria’s Secret’s CMO apologises for transgender comment

Luxury exec says “we absolutely would” cast a transgender model.

Henri Bendel to close down after 123 years

L Brands is to close down its 123-year-old luxury womens fashion brand Henri Bendel.