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City Chic

City Chic Archives

City Chic off to a good start in first half

The brand has also made strategic investments in its inventory levels to support future growth demands and to manage sup...

City Chic records strong revenue growth despite logistical disruptions

The business’ customer base increased by 23% during this period despite the pandemic and major supply chain disruptions,...

Store closures cost City Chic $1 million a month

CEO Phil Ryan said the business' Australian and US arms are ready for the holidays, though the UK and EU markets are fac...

City Chic’s online focus pays off in FY21

“Our strategic vision to lead a world of curves has taken a huge step in the last twelve months, despite the impacts of ...

City Chic buys up European plus-size marketplace

City Chic is expanding its fashion group with the purchase of European plus-size online retailer and marketplace Navabi ...

City Chic buys up curvy brand Evans to seed UK expansion

Evans was previously owned by collapsing Topshop owner Arcadia Group.

How City Chic’s IT team contributes to its omnichannel success

Ensuring stores have a solid internet connection is harder than it sounds in a world of BNPL and click-and-collect.

City Chic says early part of FY21 results look positive

Clothing retailer announced it plans to continue expansion of lifestyles and categories online.
Julie Shaw, Maara Collective Resort Collection. Photo by Cybele Malinowski.

City Chic seeking more international acquisitions

City Chic says international acquisitions fit its growth strategy.
City Chic Fountain Gate store

City Chic to shutter 14 stores on rent negotiations

Ninety-two stores will remain open with reduced rents, City Chic says.
City Chic Fountain Gate store

City Chic online growth carries through lockdown, stores to reopen

Online sales grew 57 per cent while City Chic's 107 stores were shuttered.

City Chic seeks to reassure investors after share-price fall

But the retailer has acknowledged the future is uncertain amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

City Chic broadens US reach with e-commerce acquisition

US Bankruptcy Court approves acquisition of Avenue assets.

Brave retailers defy the odds on US expansion

A new bunch of challengers is getting ready to enter the US market.

City Chic reports strong Christmas trading in solid first half

Plus-sized fashion brand sees strong comparable sales growth in 1H19.

From the source: Phil Ryan, City Chic

CEO reveals opportunities and challenges in standalone business.

Specialty Fashion Group widens loss following brand divestments

Profitable City Chic fails to outweigh discontinued businesses.

Big names, major changes

It’s been a big week for some of Australia’s retailers, with some optimistic of a brighter future, while others have dar...

Specialty Fashion’s Chic future

SFH will be a smaller business, but it will no longer be a victim of Australia’s rapidly changing retail landscape.

Private equity eyes Aussie fashion sector

Change of ownership or divestment the key?