Speculation is intensifying over who might buy Boots from its current owner Walgreen Boots Alliance, and the latest names in the frame are the Issa brothers, the retail tycoons who recently took control of Asda.
Missguided on Monday announced that Alteri Investors, the turnaround specialist that focuses on the European retail sector, has made “a significant investment” in the firm. The price of this investment wasn’t disclosed.
Superdry, AllSaints and Levi’s are preparing to do battle in court with Visa and Mastercard over fees they charge. The fashion retailers are seeking compensation for historic charging fees in breach of competition laws.