ASOS has formed a North American joint venture with US-based multi-channel retailer Nordstrom, which will take a minority interest in the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands "to help drive their growth”.
ASOS released its interim results on Thursday and the fashion e-tail giant confirmed just how strong it is, as its own brands and Arcadia labels boomed. It saw sales rising globally and profits soared.
ASOS launches a new campaign for the UK, US and Germany from Monday to mark a wider range of Topshop/Topman products available on site following its purchase of the two brands after the Arcadia failure.
Boohoo has concluded a deal to buy the remaining Arcadia brands that hadn’t been take over by ASOS and City Chic. It’s paying £25.2m to acquire the three “British heritage brands” out of administration.
ASOS has bought Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT and will move fast to integrate them into its set-up. It said it's an attractive opportunity and they saw fast sales growth on its platform in the latest period.
A very short statement from Boohoo Group on Friday confirmed that yes, it is interested in buying the remaining brands owned by failed Arcadia, a move that means the entire Arcadia empire going online-only.