Commenting on Mothercare's plans to call in administrators, Richard Lim, CEO, Retail Economics said: “This is perhaps one of the most highly anticipated collapses on the high street. The retailer was already on life support having conducted a CVA last
Following today’s release of Mothercare FY figures for 2018/19, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: "Mothercare has emerged from the first full year of its strategic transformation plan with little evidence of recovery
"Closing 30 physical locations in the UK would be a drastic move for Mothercare. But it’s no secret they have been struggling a while, and it’s an understandable strategy – House of Fraser is closing over half of its brick
Baby product manufacturer Cosatto has found an innovative way to showcase its range without taking up any additional physical space by presenting them virtually. Overcoming the challenge of being a concession with a set amount of floorspace, Cosatto worked with
Global parenting retailer Mothercare, in association with Select Licensing announced today an exclusive design collaboration with internationally renowned British fashion designer, Julien MacDonald OBE. Smile by Julien MacDonald, is a new born clothing collection aimed at babies and very young children
Mothercare opts for Manhattan supply chain commerce solutions to support global multi-channel programme
Global supply chain commerce solutions provider, Manhattan Associates, today announced it is working with Mothercare to support its global programme to deliver a ‘best in class’ multi-channel experience to its customers. The leading global retailer for parents and young children will use Manhattan’s
British luxury pushchair brand, iCandy is stepping up its expansion and will be available in 42 Mothercare stores across the UK from March 2014. Following high customer demand and stunning growth, iCandy World has expanded into the nursery retailer giant.
The Institute of Customer Service has announced representatives from leading retailers will present at its annual conference. The event, focusing on ‘Customer Service: Strategies for the new global economy’, will take place at the Lancaster London Hotel on 25 February 2014. Exploring how
Milton, the leading expert in sterilising, and Mothercare, the leading global retailer of parenting and children’s products, have launched an in-store POS promotional Christmas campaign. The campaign features eye-catching 3-D pop-up Christmas trees, each of which displays three of Milton’s
Sterilising specialist, Milton, is launching a month-long television advertising campaign on the 1 September 2013 to raise awareness of the Milton ‘Mini’ Portable Soother Steriliser in the UK. The TV advert forms part of an integrated marketing campaign to further increase brand awareness and promote
New high street tea shop, Tea Monkey, is launching a concession in Mothercare’s Leeds store – it will be the brand’s third site. Tea Monkey, set up in 2011 by Tracey Bovingdon, has tea shops in Bath and Milton Keynes
Mothercare Group has chosen ConcretePlatform to provide a single cloud-based home for its two brands – Mothercare and Early Learning Centre. ConcretePlatform will be used to help deliver operational excellence in every store, regardless of trading format or location. By centralising
Leading search and talent consultancy, Wickland Westcott, has worked with Mothercare to carry out an evaluation of its board, as part of the retailer’s strategy to take the business forward. Alan Parker was appointed chairman of Mothercare in August 2011.