February 01, 2015 7:45 PM ET

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Company Overview of New Look Retail Group Limited

Company Overview

New Look Retail Group Limited operates as an apparel retailer. Its stores offer apparel, footwear, and accessories for women, men, and teenage girls. The company serves customers through a network of 1,100 stores and online. It is also involved in the property holding and rental, and logistics and freight management activities. New Look Retail Group Limited was founded in 1969 and is based in Weymouth, the United Kingdom.

New Look House

Mercery Road

Weymouth,  DT3 5HJ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1969

20,073 Employees

Phone:

44 1305 765 000

Fax:

44 1305 765 001

Key Executives for New Look Retail Group Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director of BMD
Company Secretary
Group Communications Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

New Look Retail Group Limited Key Developments

New Look Retail Group Ltd. Reports Sales Results for the Twenty Six Weeks Ended September 27, 2014

New Look Retail Group Ltd. reported sales results for the twenty six weeks ended September 27, 2014. The company reported that like-for-like sales for the twenty six weeks ended September 27, 2014 increased 6.9%, compared to the same period of 2013. These results which show progress across all parts of the business.

New Look Retail Group Ltd. Announces Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 27, 2014

New Look Retail Group Ltd. announced earnings results for the six months ended September 27, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue was £788.6 million, an increase of 4.7%, compared to £753.2 million for the same period of 2012. Group adjusted EBITDA was increased 9.2% to £113.2 million compared to £103.7 million reported a year ago. Underlying operating profit was increased 18.5% to £84.0 million compared to £70.9 million reported a year ago. Profit before tax was £26.1 million compared to £13.8 million reported a year ago.

New Look Announces Executive Changes

New Look announced that it has appointed Paul Mason as non-executive chairman, effective immediately. Mason will succeed Tom Singh, who holds the role on an interim basis. Singh will remain non-executive director of New Look. Mason has previously held chief executive roles at Somerfield, Matalan and Asda, and was European president and head of global retail at Levi Strauss. He is also chairman of Cath Kidston and the Mayborn Group.

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