The Bestseller group’s founder has bought a 10.1% stake, via his holding company Heartland, in the company owned by Israeli group Fox. Previously, Povlsen had bought stakes in Asos and German fashion e-tailer About You.
Danish fashion giant Bestseller's results for the 2019/20 year were better than expected, despite “massive challenges” this spring. But it said that it will need "significant hard work to get back to where we were".
Vero Moda and Jack & Jones owner Bestseller has said that it made “an unexpected profit” in the latest year, despite the pandemic. The better-than-expected outcome means it will avoid its first-ever annual loss.
The Spanish retail group behind clothing brands Cortefiel and Women’Secret has announced plans to rival online marketplaces like Zalando and Asos with the launch of third-party brands across its e-commerce stores.
Bestseller said it has ended printed NOOS (‘never out of stock’) B2B catalogues for Vero Moda with the label “having gone ‘all in’ on their digital transformation. A shift that benefits colleagues and customers”.