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SnapShop Favourite News in 2012


Posted At: 20 December 2012 00:00 AM
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SnapShop members follow their favourite retailers. In 2012 the most clicked news items from our SnapShop Alerts were:

  • ASOS - Cocosa raids ASOS executive
  • Victoria’s Secret - Opened its first UK store
  • Guess - Added to its senior management team
  • Blacks Leisure Group - KPMG appointed as administrators
  • Krispy Crème - Expansion continues
  • TJ Hughes - TJ Hughes plans to open 11 stores
  • MBT - The UK arm of MBT fell into administration
  • Sports Direct - Mike Ashley pushed Gilesports into administration
  • ALDO – Brought its Call it Spring fascia to the UK
  • Irregular Choice - Secured two new UK stores in Leicester city centre and in Camden
  • Jack & Jones - Bestseller continues UK expansion
  • Republic - Savills has been appointed to advise Republic on its expansion
  • YO! Sushi - Plans to double the size of its UK portfolio by 2017
  • Waitrose - Will up its store count to 600
  • JoJo Maman Bebe - Plans to open 12 stores this year after like-for-like sales rose
  • Costa - Opened 16 coffee shops in the two months before Christmas
  • Jigsaw - CEO resigns
  • Moda In Pelle - Is embarking on an aggressive retail push
  • Jamie's Italian - Opened a new restaurant in Greenwich
  • Clintons - New chief exec to re-brand Clinton Cards
  • Crocs - Opened around 150 new stores this year
  • Sony Centre - 16 Sony Centre operators fell into administration

ASOS made the top, with news that online retailer Cocosa poached a top ASOS executive to lead its business.

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