Asos and the British High Commission are hosting a event in Mauritius this Thursday with the aim of discussing the challenges in managing labour migration and agreeing a common framework for workers’ rights.
The Foschini Group (TFG) has seen its share price rising after it reported strong trading in December. The South African group owns a raft of retailers including big UK names Whistles, Phase Eight and Hobbs.
The Foschini Group is boosting its presence in the UK and international fashion sector with news that it will add Hobbs, the middle market womenswear retailer, to a portfolio that includes Whistles and Phase Eight.
First it was Shop Direct calling off its mega-billions sale and now Kaupthing is believed to have ended the bidding process for its trio of key (but far less valuable) UK fashion brands, Oasis, Coast and Warehouse.