Rumours that Dr Martens could fetch as much as £1bn seem to be on the ball, and even a possible underestimation. Its private equity owners are reportedly seeking at least that figure to sell the expanding company.
Former senior Victoria Beckham executive James Wintle joined the brand as its new digital director on Tuesday. He succeeds Lynn Ritson, who quit her role to become a global digital director at Walgreens Boots Alliance
Brighton will see a £100 million retail development opening next month as the coastal town continues to transform its shopping offer with a massive makeover of parts of the historic Lanes shopping district.