Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Operational integration of Bhs into clothing retailer Arcadia
Operational integration of Bhs into clothing retailer Arcadia
Mar '09
It was communicated to senior staff that Bhs is going to be operationally integrated into the Arcadia Group and be run as one of it's brands. The consideration will be to consolidate certain functions such as logistics, property and finance within the businesses to ensure a streamlined and efficient Group.

The teams will be undertaking an information gathering period before reviewing any integration options and implementing any changes over the coming months.

From a retail perspective following a successful trial within the Peterborough store of Bhs, where Arcadia brands Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans and Wallis were introduced, the Board and Property teams are undertaking a review of how this retail concept, and others, can be extended into further markets.

The stand alone homewares concept British Home Stores continues to be rolled out with a further two stores opening in the Autumn in Hull and Thanet.

Sir Philip Green said "This is work in progress. I believe we have the necessary skill and experience across the two businesses to make some strategic changes that will benefit the Group as a whole, and further strengthen our position within the market place during a difficult retail climate".

Arcadia Group

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2017

UK textile & apparel exports up 7.05% in 2016: UKFT

The exports of apparel and textiles from the UK have increased by...

Textiles | On 20th Feb 2017

Govt should improve ease of doing business: ASSOCHAM

The government needs to continuously invest in improving the ease of...

Fashion | On 20th Feb 2017

South Korea’s fashion industry to grow 3.3% in 2017

The South Korean fashion industry is expected to grow by 3.3 per cent ...

Interviews View All

Evelyne Cholet

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Eric Scholler

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search