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Pumpkin Patch receivers close stores

Childrenswear retailer's Aussie operations under review as stores begin to close.

Michael Hill’s first quarter sales growth

Jewellery retailer delivers sales growth as it gears up for Christmas.

Godfreys pleads guilty over warranty failures

Vacuum retailer in trouble across the Tasman over extended warranty agreements.

Michael Hill’s profits fall after taxes hit

Tax adjustments hit jewellery retailer's coffers.

Shoppers stop shopping after Brexit

Consumer spending dives in UK post-Brexit.

Briscoe offer for Kathmandu lapses

Takeover bid expires after attracting a paltry 2.27 per cent of acceptances.

Briscoe Group lifts profit

Company lifts first-half profit as it picks up just 2.3 per cent of Kathmandu shares.

Pumpkin Patch expects fall in earnings

Ailing children's retailer expects next year's earnings to be significantly lower as woes continue.

Kathmandu responds to takeover bid

Kathmandu appoints adviser following takeover offer from Briscoe Group.

The Mill bottleshops put up for sale

Decision comes as NZ based retailer focuses on other business portfolios.

NZ Post mulls sale of Australian unit

New Zealand Post considering sale of Australian mail and record management outsourcing unit.

Pumpkin Patch CEO quits

Pumpkin Patch chief to leave ailing children's clothing chain.

SLI to hit shortfall

Online retail search engine developer says revenue in second half of financial year will be less than expected.

Australia drags on Michael Hill

Falling sales in jewellery chain's largest market put pressure on full year profits.

Pumpkin Patch hangs out sale sign

Struggling childrenswear brand seeking acquisition proposals.

PayPal stops processing Mega payments

NetNames claims Mega service not legitimate or legally compliant.

Jeanswest caught over copyright

Denim chain ordered to pay up over copyright infringement of fellow retailer.

Briscoe Group lifts sales

A boost in revenue from Rebel Sports lifts fourth quarter sales for Briscoe Group.

Hallenstein profits rise

Auckland-based retailer reports sales increase following robust Christmas trading.

Briscoe silent on Pumpkin Patch

Briscoe head refuses comment on speculation he may take control of struggling children's clothing retailer.