UK retail giants Next and Marks & Spencer are both interested in taking on the British operations of Victoria's Secret, the international lingerie brand owned by L Brands, according to a report on Friday.
JD Sports may be one of the most successful retailers in the UK, but it's not immune to problems linked to the coronavirus crisis and on Saturday it was reported that it's to throw in the towel with Go Outdoors.
Simon Property Group Inc, the biggest U.S. mall operator, said on Wednesday it was ending its $3.6 billion deal to buy Taubman Centers Inc, citing the beating the retail sector has taken during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in preliminary talks to acquire J.C. Penney Co Inc out of bankruptcy should the U.S. department store chain’s negotiations with its creditors fail, sources said.
French luxury goods giant is not asking to renegotiate its $16.2-billion acquisition of U.S. jewelry chain Tiffany & Co after deliberating whether to do so, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Debenhams isn’t the only UK retailer to opt for a so-called light touch administration filing during the lockdown and on Friday, the UK arm of Victoria’s Secret did the same, naming Deloitte to handle the process.