Retailer Profile - New Look by fspretailconsultant


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									                                 Established in Taunton in 1969, New
                                 Look is a Womenswear retailer with well
                                 over 600 stores in the UK.
In 1998, New Look floated on the London Stock Exchange but reverted
to a private ownership in 2004. Another float is expected in March 2010.
New Look operate in France under the MIM trading name, having
acquired complete ownership of the brand in 2003, and overseas.

Recent News
                                    1.2                                                                                 1969       The first New Look store opens
 New Look to float
                                                                                                                        1995       915 girlswear range launched
 Denim range re-                    1
  branded                                                                                                               1998       Floats on London Stock
 New Look takes over               0.8                                                                                            Exchange
  Borders stores

                                    0.6                                                                                 2000       Inspire plus size range
 Branded Menswear                                                                                                                 launched
  concession trialled               0.4
 Standalone footwear &                                                                                                 2003       Mim chain purchased
  accessories format                0.2
                                                                                                                        2004       New Look go private
                                                                                                                        2006       Expansion into Belgium &
                                          2001   2002     2003   2004     2005     2006     2007     2008                          Dubai

    New Look Trading Countries                          Sales Exc Vat    UK Sales Exc Vat                               2007       Transactional website launched

                                                                                                                        2009       First store in Russia opens

                                                                                                                                     Year            BIS Guide

                                                                                                                                     2008      Healthy

                                                                                                                                     2007      Healthy

                                                                                                                                     2006      Very strong

                                                                                                                                     2005      Very strong

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