Hopes that a buyer could be found for budget shoe retailer Brantano have fallen through with the firm now in administration for the second time in just over a year. There is no news on stablemate Jones Bootmaker yet.
Fashion will be among the major industries to suffer if the UK fails to negotiate a favourable deal in time for it leaving the EU, a new report claims. The EU took 74% of UK fashion and textile exports last year.
The UK has taken the top spot as the most attractive retail market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, ahead of France, Germany and the UAE, according to new research from global property advisor, CBRE.
The big news in recent weeks has been all about who will buy struggling Jones Bootmaker from Alteri. But today it seems that the private equity investor’s other footwear business, Brantano, is also a bid target.