Debenhams PLC (DEB.L)
2 Dec 2016
Nov 14 Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos Inc agreed to buy makeup brand Too Faced for about $1.45 billion in its biggest-ever deal, adding products such as Better than Sex mascara and Melted Matte lipsticks that are popular among millennials.
* FY profit up 0.5 pct at 114.1 mln stg, in line with forecasts
LONDON, Oct 27 Debenhams, Britain's second-largest department store group, said annual profit inched up 0.5 percent as it struggled to grow in a tough retail environment in 2016.
** Sharp sell-off in Debenhams on Monday amid Morgan Stanley concern over possible material pension deficit
LONDON, Oct 7 Britain's fashion retailers endured a slump in sales in September as unseasonably warm weather deterred sales of autumn and winter collections, industry data showed on Friday.
LONDON, Sept 21 British women's clothing retailer Bonmarche warned on profit on Wednesday as unseasonably hot September weather hit demand, hammering its stock price.
* Has exchanged contracts for sale of 334-348 Oxford Street, London to a private investor for £400 million
* Shares down 5 pct (Adds CEO comments, analyst reaction, shares)
June 22 Financial spreadbetters see Britain's FTSE 100 index opening up 10-38 points on Wednesday, or 0.2-0.6 percent, with futures up 0.2 percent ahead of the cash market open, a day ahead of a crucial vote by the British public on the UK's membership in the European Union.