RETAIL: Edcon fashions its buying to suit local textile sector
11/10/2016 - 08:57
Edcon, SA’s largest clothing retailer that was saved by a bailout deal with creditors, plans to cut back on buying clothing from China and Bangladesh.
Edcon’s turnaround plan includes taking on about 2,000 new people
06/10/2016 - 11:32
EDCON plans to increase its workforce by almost 7% and slash prices as SA’s largest clothing retailer kick-starts a recovery plan following the exit of US private equity firm Bain Capital Partners.
Raising profit margins in a stagnant economy
29/09/2016 - 15:32
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Cotton On Group's youth brand Supré opens in SA this October
29/09/2016 - 08:47
Supré, an Australian fast fashion chain aimed at the youth market, and owned by the Cotton On Group, has announced that the opening of three stores in South Africa by November, including Cavendish Square, Centurion Mall, and Menlyn Park.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Former Woolworths MD tipped to lead Edcon
22/09/2016 - 12:21
FORMER MD of retail at Woolworths Andrew Jennings, has been tipped as a possible contender to head the new Edcon board, which will have the near-impossible task of growing profit in one of the most hostile trading environments in the group’s 86-year history.