Failed upscale menswear retailer Pink Shirtmaker is set to make a return. The LVMH-owned brand, which went on the block before Christmas, has been bought by Nick Preston, a former JD Sports Fashion trading director.
Upscale menswear retailer Pink Shirtmaker is up for sale, according to reports, although owner LVMH has yet to officially confirm the move for what is one of the luxury goods group's smallest enterprises.
Pink Shirtmaker, the brand that used to be known as Thomas Pink, is continuing to reshape itself following its recent brand relaunch and has today announced actor Matthew Goode as its brand ambassador.
The heritage shirtmaker, which traces its roots back to 1984, has unveiled a new brand identity and name as part of a major overhaul designed to ensure it remains relevant in the ever-changing retail landscape.
Smyth & Gibson, a company that manufactures shirts for well-known brands including Thomas Pink and House of Fraser, has told staff there will be no work at the factory until mid-May after losing a major client.
LK Bennett surprised the retail sector when it named Darren Topp, ex-boss of failed BHS, as its CEO, but now it seems that Topp is leaving and Erica Vilkauls, who recently ran the failed East chain, is on board.