November 27, 2014 1:00 AM ET

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Company Overview of New Look Group Limited

Company Overview

New Look Group Limited operates and franchises a chain of fashion retail stores in the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and internationally. It offers a range of apparel and footwear products. The company provides products to suit the personal style of men, women, and teens, as well as maternity and plus size categories. It also serves customers online. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Weymouth, United Kingdom with subsidiary store operations in France and Belgium.

New Look House

Mercery Road

Weymouth,  DT3 5HJ

United Kingdom

Founded in 1969

12,166 Employees

Phone:

44 13 0576 5000

Fax:

44 13 0576 5001

Key Executives for New Look Group Limited

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Founder and Non-Executive Director
Age: 64
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Group Managing Director of New Look - Owned Markets
Managing Director of BMD
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

New Look Group Limited Key Developments

New Look Group Limited Announces Expansion Plans

New Look opened its first stores in China in 2014 and has built its presence up to 14, with plans to add six more by the end of the year. Expansion in Germany and Poland, where it is planning four more shops by the year end, is on schedule.

New Look Group Not To Enter Russia And Ukraine

New Look Group Limited is not planning to enter into Russia and Ukraine. New Look Group had plans to acquire franchise outlets.

New Look Announces Executive Changes

New Look has appointed former Tesco group finance director Mike Iddon as its new chief financial officer. Iddon will start his role later the year 2014, with Richard Collyer staying in the role of interim chief financial officer until he joins. Iddon has worked at Tesco for 13 years. Prior to his current role, he was the UK finance director for the company. He has also held senior positions at Kingfisher and Whitbread. The company's former chief financial officer, Alastair Miller, announced that he was leaving the company after 13 years in November 2014.

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