FC have put on an autumn 30% off promotion, which looks to be unplanned and was a non like for like promotion. My money is on a profits warning coming up which is no reflection on FCCN but more about the wider retail/fashion sector. Wait for the drop and then good chance to pick up shares on the cheap.
11 Oct '14
I believe with the October weather forecast (forecast is for much warmer than average temperature over the next 2 weeks) I can see plenty more profit warnings coming from clothing retailers after N Brown's last week.
2 Oct '14
as per my post on Sept 22nd, see below, French Connection UK retail down double digits in September. http://www.drapersonline.com/news/retailers-cut-orders-as-sales-wilt-in-indian-summer/5064748.article?blocktitle=Latest-Fashion-News&contentID=12360#.VC2yoRaLBu4
30 Sep '14
See Next profit warning and my post on Sept 22nd. I will take a breather from this share until November, there will be a host of profit warnings coming from clothing retailers.
25 Sep '14
As I talked about here at the start of September, a couple of departures from FC, http://www.drapersonline.com/news/buying-and-merchandising-boss-exits-french-connection/5064347.article?blocktitle=Most-popular&contentID=-1#.VCR60RaLBu4 http://www.drapersonline.com/news/womenswear/french-connection-multichannel-marketing-director-departs/5064529.article?blocktitle=More-Fashion-News&contentID=12361#.VCR7HBaLBu4
24 Sep '14
RE: Yes and be careful
historically fccn best six months of the year is always the second half of its financial year end, being 31 jan
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