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Aurora Fashions, the group behind the Coast, Oasis and Warehouse brands, is radically reshaping its businesses to help it capitalise on the rapid shift to online retailing globally.

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Aurora Fashions is considering spinning off its Coast brand as an independent company to improve its long-term prospects of selling the womenswear chain.

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Baugur consortium's £326m BFG bid has £3.2m break fee

Big Food Group will pay Tom Hunter, who has teamed up with Baugur to make an agreed £326m takeover offer for the Iceland owner, £1.3m if a rival bid appears, it emerged yesterday.

Viking raider makes another foray on Britain's high streets

Jon Asgeir Johannesson is not a name that trips off the tongue. Not yet at any rate. But given the prolific rate at which the 36-year-old chairman of Baugur is buying up the UK high street it soon could be. After all, the average Joe or Joanna hadn't heard of Philip Green not so long ago.

Baugur pounces on Big Food Group

Shares in Big Food Group soared 11 per cent yesterday after the owner of the Iceland frozen food chain revealed it had received a £379m takeover approach from its biggest shareholder, the Icelandic retailer Baugur.

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