Struggling fashion chains to be offered in a half-price summer sale?

Everyone knows that if you are prepared to wait towards the end of a season you get the latest fashions at a discounted price, and in the case of struggling fashion chains Coast, Oasis and Warehouse, business seems to be imitating life with the reported reduction in price that potential buyer, Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) is considering offering.

Some people are getting their lingerie in a twist over the sale of Agent Provocateur

Founders of businesses can often still be emotionally attached to a business even after they have sold it on, and the announcement this week that 3i have sold Agent Provocateur to Four Holdings, a company part owned by Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct, seems to have proved this point.

Happy times for Happy Sock people!

Today's news that Palamon Capital Partners have taken a majority shareholding in Swedish sock maker Happy Socks represents a speedy and "happy" exit for Scope Capital.

Farfetch designer shopping portal valued at over USD 1bn!

Whilst definitely not a “unicorn”, Farfetch, the UK online luxury fashion retailer, is certainly attracting the attention of both users and funders, having just announced another round of funding that puts the total value of the business at over USD 1bn, eight years after its initial launch.

Speculation around the Versace IPO spans another fashion season!

Recent speculation suggesting a number of luxury fashion companies could be about to go public suggests IPOs are this season's "must have" in the industry.