Takeover war ends -- let battle begin
- GREEN VS M&s: ROUND TWO. Mills, Lauren // In-Store;Jul2004, p17
Focuses on the plan of entrepreneur Philip Green to acquire M&S in Great Britain. Amount of cash offer rejected by the board of directors of M&S; Efforts of CEO Stuart Rose to convince the board of directors to reject Green's offer; Challenges faced by Green in facing investors.
- Green Fallout: Rose Must Produce at M&S. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/16/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 11, p14
Reports on the expectations of the shareholders of Marks & Spencer Group PLC (M&S), Great Britain's clothing retailer, as retail tycoon Philip Green gave up his fight to take over the ailing chain. Reason behind Green's decision; Business plan of Chief Executive Stuart Rose; Financial...
- Green Gains Momentum on Eve of M&S Talk. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/12/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p2
Reports that retail tycoon Philip Green has won the support of Marks & Spencer PLC (M&S) shareholders in allowing Green's Revival Acquisitions Ltd. access to perform due diligence in anticipation of a formal bid in London, England. British institutional shareholders that have given intention to...
- After Initial M&S Bid, Green Bides His Time. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/9/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 119, p5
Reports on the revised bid for Marks and Spencer PLC (M&S) by British retail tycoon Philip Green. Reason behind the rejection of the bid by M&S; Impact of Great Britain's Competition Commission on the bid; Evaluation of Green's bid by M&S chief executive Stuart Rose.
- Avis future in doubt after M&S shake-up. Wilkinson, Amanda // Marketing Week;6/3/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p7
Discusses doubt about the future of Marks & Spencer marketing director Alice Avis following the appointment of former Arcadia group marketing chief Steven Sharp to oversee marketing at the retailer. Retailer's preparation to defend an expected takeover bid by Philip Green; Appointment of chief...
- Directors of the month. // Director;Aug2004, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p13
Reports on the rivalry between executives Stuart Rose and Philip Green in a shareholders' bid for Mark & Spencer. Controversies which emerged during the bid; Bidding strategies of Rose; Impact of the shareholders' decisions on the stability of Green's name in the stock market.
- M&S Nixes Green's Third Bid As Stuart Rose Readies Case. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/9/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 6, p2
Reports on the rejection of an acquisition bid from retail mogul Philip Green by the board of Marks & Spencer (M&S) PLC in 2004. Details of Green's cash proposal; Plans of M&S chief executive Stuart Rose for the financial recovery of the company; Statement issued by M&S regarding the need to...
- Rose, Green Pitch For M&S. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/13/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 8, p3
Focuses on the efforts of Stuart Rose, chief executive of Marks & Spencer plc, to reject the takeover attempt of billionaire tycoon Philip Green. Cost-cutting strategies proposed by Rose for the company; Perception of Rose on the marketing strategies and customer service of the company;...
- M&S suits Rose nicely. Wheatcroft, Patience // Management Today;Jul2004, p27
Entrepreneurs do not fit easily into the corporate mould. They take quick decisions and risks that would be judged unacceptable in the conventional boardroom. Philip Green is the epitome of the entrepreneur, always the owner-manager, never and an employee. When he heard that Stuart Rose had...