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ALL BUT DISAPPEARED: Lavish life of mysterious Jeanswest millionaire

ALL BUT DISAPPEARED: Lavish life of mysterious Jeanswest millionaire

Aussie retailers are feeling the pinch as mass closures and job losses are on the horizon. It began with a single, simple store on Perth’s Barrack Street which opened nearly half a century ago in 1972. But soon it expanded across the country, with the label becoming an Aussie fashion staple. Mr Norwood emerged as a famous Perth personality, known for

Tech giant to shut all Aussie stores

Tech giant to shut all Aussie stores

Aussie retailers are feeling the pinch as mass closures and job losses are on the horizon. The shock news was revealed this afternoon, with the company announcing 119 brick-and-mortar stores are set to close globally. The exact number of Australian stores – and jobs – set to be lost is not yet known. In a statement, vice president of global sales Colette

Jeanswest collapse threatens 1000 jobs

Jeanswest collapse threatens 1000 jobs

The retailer, which employs 988 people and has 146 stores around Australia, is known for its range of denim and casualwear. KPMG confirmed on Wednesday it had appointed voluntary administrators Peter Gothard and James Stewart to conduct an urgent analysis of the businesses finances. Jeanswest will continue to operate while a buyer for the business

161 Aussie shops collapse in two weeks

161 Aussie shops collapse in two weeks

Aussie retailers are feeling the pinch as mass closures and job losses are on the horizon. It started early on January 7 when it was revealed department store Harris Scarfe was set to shut 21 stores across five states over the course of just one month after the retailer was placed in receivership in December. Just days later, McWilliam’s Wines – the

Jeanswest goes into voluntary administration

Jeanswest goes into voluntary administration

Denim stalwart Jeans West has collapsed and is going into voluntary administration. The company operates 146 stores across the country, and employs 988 people. KPMG has been appointed to handle the crisis and will be canvassing all options to keep Jeans West in business. Image: News Corp Australia

Jeanswest collapses into administration putting nearly 1,000 jobs at risk

Jeanswest collapses into administration putting nearly 1,000 jobs at risk

Clothing chain Jeanswest has collapsed into administration, joining the ranks of Australian-based retailers which have succumbed to sluggish consumer spending in recent weeks. The retailer, which employs 988 people and has 146 stores around Australia, is known for its range of denim and casualwear. KPMG confirmed on Wednesday it had appointed voluntary

Jeanswest has just gone into administration, becoming the latest casualty in Australia's retail recession and putting 1000 jobs at risk

Jeanswest has just gone into administration, becoming the latest casualty in Australia's retail recession and putting 1000 jobs at risk

Jeanswest has gone into voluntary administration (Getty) The body count is mounting from Australia’s retail downturn . On Wednesday, Jeanswest became the latest retailer to announce it is entering voluntary administration, putting nearly 1000 jobs at risk, and appointing KPMG as administrators. “Like many other retailers, the business has been challenged

Shock collapse of Aussie denim icon

Shock collapse of Aussie denim icon

Aussie retailers are feeling the pinch as mass closures and job losses are on the horizon. This afternoon it was revealed that KPMG had been appointed as voluntary administrators of the Australian operations of iconic clothing retailer Jeanswest. KPMG’s Peter Gothard and James Stewart have taken over and will oversee the process, with the business