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Shares of Moss Bros soared to an eight-year high in London trading after the suit hire and retailer unexpectedly said it will boost its dividend.

Founders bale out of Moss Bros

Moss Bros has reshuffled its board and revealed that the Gee family, one of its founding families, has all but sold its stake in the retail group.

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First Oasis, then Karen Millen and Hamleys. Baugur, the Icelandic retail investment group, has already bought a string of familiar names from the British high street, but a successful tilt for Woolworths would result in its biggest acquisition here yet.

Philip Mountford: Moss Bros chief must move quickly to keep pace with high-street fashions

Like his Vespa scooter, Philip Mountford must be adaptable and nimble to deal with today's challenging retail scene

Moss Bros says ride will get rougher for high-street retailers

Philip Mountford, the chief executive of the menswear retailer Moss Bros, has become the latest retail big hitter to forecast that trading conditions on the high street will deteriorate this year, as the menswear chain posted a fall in sales.

Baugur puts its £40m offer for Moss Bros back on the shelf

A member of the Moss Bros menswear dynasty called yesterday for an end to "factional fighting" among the company's board after the Icelandic investment group Baugur withdrew its indicative £40m offer to buy the high-street retailer.

Baugur drops interest in Moss Bros





Icelandic investment group Baugur today dropped its bid for struggling men's fashion chain Moss Bros.

Warm weather helps to boost beleaguered Next

The clothing retailer Next saw sales fall sharply through the first months of this year but said that the improving weather had begun attracting people back to the high street, providing the first chinks of light amid the gloom afflicting the UK high street.

Laura Ashley bucks trend with 62% profits rise

The fashion and furnishings retailer Laura Ashley yesterday shrugged off the high street's continuing woes to post a 62 per cent increase in pre-tax profits to £19.8m.

Rebels move to stop Moss Bros wedding

Family shareholders step up attack over chairman's acquiescence to Baugur bid. Lauren Mills reports

Moss Bros board divided over Baugur's £40m offer

Baugur, the Icelandic investment fund, has opened up a rift on the board of Moss Bros as it ended months of speculation by making a £40m indicative cash offer for the menswear and formal-hire chain.

Deco: The master behind the magic of Barça

Deco left Brazil in search of recognition for his talent. Ahead of tonight's European Cup final, he tells Sam Wallace how he has found it as the driving force behind Barcelona

Moss Bros seeks meeting with largest shareholder

Moss Bros yesterday admitted it was struggling to pin down its biggest shareholder, Kevin Stanford, for a meeting, as the menswear chain confirmed it had made its first interim profit in five years.

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