Boohoo in talks to buy Perkins, Wallis, Burton brands

Manchester-based online fashion giant Boohoo Group plc said on Friday it is in exclusive discussions with the administrators of Arcadia “over the acquisition of the Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton (excluding HIIT) brands.”

Boohoo said: “These discussions may or may not result in agreement of a transaction.

“A further announcement will be made when appropriate.”

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