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  1. February 8, 2012

    Mothercare names Lovefilm boss as chief

    Mothercare has made the surprise appointment of Simon Calver, chief executive of Lovefilm, to turn round the babycare...

  2. November 17, 2011

    Weak UK sales drag down Mothercare

    Shares in Mothercare fell nearly 18 per cent on Thursday after the babycare products retailer reported pre-tax losses of...

  1. October 11, 2011

    Alan Parker shows he’s the daddy at Mothercare

    For the resigning chief executive, an accompanying stock price rally must be like getting a leaving card from investors...

  2. October 11, 2011

    Mothercare chief to step down

    Mothercare is parting company with Ben Gordon, its long-standing chief executive, less than a week after a profit warning...

  3. October 5, 2011

    Mothercare warns on plummeting sales

    Shares in Mothercare fell by almost a third after the baby goods retailer warned on trading. The group blamed gloomy UK...

  4. September 19, 2011

    Mothercare undergoes midlife crisis

    Not many high street retailers make it to their half century, but Mothercare, which celebrates the opening of its first...

  5. July 6, 2011

    PwC staff gripped by office envy

    Call it MoLo envy. By moving some employees to sleek new offices overlooking Tower Bridge, PwC UK chairman Ian Powell has...

  6. July 4, 2011

    Mothercare bosses’ pay under fire from activist

    Mothercare has been attacked by an activist shareholder for the “highly excessive” incentive payments awarded to its senior...

  7. May 18, 2011

    Mothercare moves away from the high street

    High rents and dwindling consumer spending have prompted Mothercare to close almost a third of its UK stores, emphasising...

  8. May 13, 2011

    Retailers may shut stores in rents row

    Growing numbers of high street retailers are at loggerheads with the landlords of their shops, threatening to abandon...

  9. March 31, 2011

    Mothercare warns of falling margins

    Mothercare became the latest UK retailer to highlight tough trading conditions, warning that margins for the year to March...

  10. January 6, 2011

    Mothercare blames snow for sales decline

    Mothercare has joined the club of retailers issuing snow-related profit warnings, blaming bad weather for a 5.8 per cent...

  11. November 17, 2010

    Overseas sales prompt Mothercare recovery

    An increase in international sales helped push Mothercare back into profit in its first half, compensating for sluggish...

  12. October 14, 2010

    Overseas focus by Mothercare pays off

    Going walkabout: new Mothercare stores will be spread worldwide, with a particular emphasis on India, China, Russia and the...

  13. July 15, 2010

    Mothercare prepares to cut UK prices

    International sales at Mothercare exceeded UK revenue for the first time as the maternity and babycare retailer on Thursday...

  14. May 21, 2010

    Mothercare raises dividend amid UK setback

    A fall in pre-tax profit of almost a quarter did not deter Mothercare from boosting its full-year dividend, in a sign of its...

  15. April 1, 2010

    Cold weather drags on Mothercare sales

    Mothercare increased total sales by 3.3 per cent in its fourth quarter, but suffered a decline in UK like-for-like sales...

  16. February 9, 2010

    Mothercare to supply clothing to Boots

    Mothercare has secured a deal to supply children’s clothing and accessories to Boots, underlining the baby product...

  17. January 14, 2010

    Overseas expansion boosts Mothercare

    International sales at Mothercare have risen again despite tough comparisons with last year’s strong performance. Sales for...

  18. November 19, 2009

    Mothercare to shy away from high street

    Mothercare, the baby products retailer, will reshape its store portfolio, focusing on larger out-of-town outlets and shying...

  19. November 18, 2009

    Mothercare to shy away from high street

    Mothercare, the baby products retailer, will reshape its store portfolio, focusing on larger out-of-town outlets and shying...

  20. October 16, 2009

    Mothercare eyes further Indian expansion

    Mothercare has announced a big expansion of its plans to move into India after signing a new joint venture with one of that...

  21. October 16, 2009

    Mothercare displays revenue resilience

    Rising online and overseas demand helped Mothercare lift sales 8.2 per cent in the first half of this year. In the second...

  22. October 15, 2009

    Mothercare enjoys sales resilience

    Expansion: two stores were recently opened in China, doubling the total there to four Rising online and overseas demand...

  23. July 16, 2009

    Mothercare bolstered by strong overseas sales

    Strong demand for pushchairs and children’s clothing across Russia and India boosted Mothercare’s sales in the first...

  24. May 20, 2009

    Gordon focuses on Mothercare development

    Ben Gordon, chief executive of Mothercare, insisted there was still much to do at the mother and baby goods retailer, amid...

  25. April 3, 2009

    Mothercare to push on with plans to expand

    Mothercare, the UK baby products retailer, plans to push ahead with international expansion, despite warning gross margins...

  26. April 3, 2009

    Mothercare's growth to continue

    Mothercare, the UK baby products retailer, plans to push ahead with its international expansion, in spite of warning that...

  27. April 2, 2009

    Mothercare to push on with plans to expand

    Mothercare, the baby products retailer, plans to push ahead with international expansion, despite warning that gross margins...

  28. January 15, 2009

    Doting parents help boost Mothercare

    The refusal of parents to skimp on their babies helped Mothercare increase its sales in the past quarter, even as many of...

  29. November 20, 2008

    Mothercare gets international boost

    Mothercare, the mother and baby products chain, outperformed a difficult retail sector to double profits in the first half...

  30. October 17, 2008

    UK sales dip at Mothercare

    Mothercare, the mother and baby clothing and toy retailer, continued to increase sales through international expansion and...

  31. October 16, 2008

    UK sales dip at Mothercare

    Mothercare, the mother and baby clothing and toy retailer, continued to increase sales through international expansion and...

  32. July 3, 2008

    From baby steps to giant growth

    In 1984 Mohamed Alshaya, the young scion of a wealthy Kuwaiti dynasty, educated at Wharton business school and working at...

  33. July 2, 2008

    Baby steps to giant growth

    In 1984 Mohamed Alshaya, the young scion of a wealthy Kuwaiti dynasty, educated at Wharton business school and working at...

  34. May 22, 2008

    Mothercare set to move out of town

    Mothercare is to undertake a substantial out-of-town expansion under a bold property restructuring plan that will see...

  35. April 16, 2008

    On the move . . .

    Morgan Stanley has joined the stampede to the Middle East to cover rich sovereign wealth funds, The bank is deploying a...

  36. April 4, 2008

    Internet helps Mothercare exceed forecasts

    Mothercare, the maternity and baby goods retailer, delivered another quarter of market-beating sales growth driven by its...

  37. January 17, 2008

    Mothercare bounces back as ELC deal aids sales

    Mothercare vaunted the "renaissance" of its brand as the babycare retailer shone on a gloomy high street with strong...

  38. January 16, 2008

    Mothercare bounces back as ELC deal aids sales

    Mothercare vaunted the “renaissance” of its brand as the babycare retailer shone on a gloomy high street with strong...

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