Mothercare plc


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Mothercare Posts FY Profit After Tax 14.4 Million Stg

Mothercare Says Launched More Sustainable & Less Capital-Intensive Business Model

Mothercare In Talks With Prospective Creditors On New Facilities


About Mothercare plc

Mothercare plc is a retailer for parents and young children. The principal activity of the Company is to operate as a specialist omni-channel retailer, franchisor and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The Company's operating segments include the UK business and the International business. The UK business segment includes the United Kingdom store and wholesale operations, catalogue and Web sales. The International business segment includes the Company's franchise and wholesale revenues outside the United Kingdom. Its clothing and footwear product includes ranges for babies, children and maternity wear; home and travel includes pushchairs, car seats, furniture, bedding, feeding and bathing equipment, and toys are mainly for babies. It operates in the United Kingdom through its stores and direct business, and across the world in over 60 countries through its international network.


Retail (Apparel)

Contact Info

Cherry Tree Road

WD24 6SH

United Kingdom


Executive Leadership

Clive Peter Whiley

Interim Executive Chairman of the Board

Glyn Hughes

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

David Wood

Managing Director

Kirsty Homer

Global Human Resources Director

Kevin Rusling

International Managing Director

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British designer Terence Conran dies aged 88

Designer Terence Conran, credited with revolutionising British retail and decor, has died aged 88, the BBC reported on Saturday.

Coronavirus disruption pushes Mothercare Ireland into liquidation

Mothercare's Irish franchise owner placed its 14 baby products stores into liquidation on Friday, becoming one of the first major retail outlets in Ireland to blame the coronavirus lockdown for its demise.

BRIEF-Mothercare Says Covid-19 Likely To have Material Impact On Short-Term Revenues


Mothercare rescues UK presence with Boots supply deal

Mothercare Plc <MTC.L> said on Friday it had agreed to supply baby care and other products exclusively to Boots UK stores, keeping its goods on British shelves after the collapse of its retail network in its home market.

Boots UK to stock Mothercare products

Mothercare Plc said on Friday Boots UK, owned by U.S.-based Walgreens Boots Alliance, will become its new exclusive franchisee partner and stock the struggling retailer's brand of clothing, home and travel products.

Mothercare sales stumble on global retail woes

(This December 10 story corrects headline, paragraph four to remove reference to going concern risk)

CORRECTED-Mothercare first-half sales drop (Dec.10)

Mothercare Plc reported lower first-half sales on Tuesday.

Mothercare's UK operations collapse as High Street woes rage on

Mothercare <MTC.L> is set to close all its British stores with the loss of at least 2,500 jobs after its domestic operations buckled under the weight of the pressures plaguing the retail sector.

Trade hopes buoy FTSE; Mothercare dives 38%

London's FTSE 100 joined a global stocks rally on Monday driven by rising hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal, while baby products retailer Mothercare sank to a record low after appointing administrators for its UK operations.

UPDATE 2-UK's Mothercare sees no growth in annual profit as shoppers turn gloomy

* Interactive graphic on Mothercare's performance here (Adds details on sector, debt, share price)

UK's Mothercare sees no annual profit growth as consumer confidence falters

Struggling British baby products retailer Mothercare Plc said on Friday its annual underlying pretax profit would not grow as it grapples with an uncertain and volatile home market along with fragile consumer confidence.

Mothercare in talks to sell or franchise its UK store operations - Sky News

Mother-and-baby goods group Mothercare Plc is in talks to sell or franchise its UK store operations, Sky News reported on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Mothercare completes store closures, targets online growth

* Shares rise by as much as 20% (Adds details of restructuring, analyst comment)

CORRECTED-London's FTSE gains, led by miners; Mothercare surges

Britain's main index firmed on Friday, helped by strong gains in mining heavyweights, while retailer Mothercare jumped after it reported a narrower annual loss and a lower debt burden.

Mothercare full-year loss dips to 66.6 mln pounds

Embattled UK retailer Mothercare Plc racked up another 67 million pounds in pre-tax losses in the year ending 2018 as it completed a programme of store closures that its leadership believes will put the company on a more solid financial footing.

Mothercare delays full-year results by one day

Baby products retailer Mothercare Plc said on Thursday it would delay unveiling full-year results by one day due to the complexity surrounding its restructuring, store closures and divestments. The company's main UK business has been losing money for more than a decade as...

UPDATE 1-Mothercare UK sales slide slows in Q4, still challenged

The pace of falls in like-for-like store sales at baby products retailer Mothercare Plc eased slightly in the final quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, but the company said British and international market conditions remained challenging.

Mothercare quarterly UK sales fall 8 pct, sees challenging markets

Baby products retailer Mothercare Plc said on Thursday that quarterly UK like-for-like sales fell 8 percent and it expects its British and some international market conditions to "remain challenging".

UPDATE 1-Mothercare shares rise on plans to sell educational toy brand

British baby products retailer Mothercare Plc said on Tuesday it plans to sell its educational toy brand ELC to Teal Brands Ltd for 13.5 million pounds ($17.85 million) as it looks to cut debt, sending its shares up 6 percent.

Baby products retailer Mothercare plans to sell educational toy brand

British baby products retailer Mothercare plc said on Tuesday it plans to sell its educational toy brand to Teal Brands Ltd for 13.5 million pounds ($17.85 million) as it looks to cut debt.

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