The chain sells home furnishings, clothes and accessories its distinctive floral and vintage prints. It has 60 shops in the UK which are currently closed, but the shop is still trading online.
Also know, who owns Cath Kidston?
2016: Cath Kidston was sold to the Hong Kong-based private equity firm Baring Private Equity Asia for an undisclosed sum. Kidston herself announced her departure from her role as non-executive director of the company. 2018: Cath Kidston chief executive Kenny Wilson left the to join Dr Martens.
One may also ask, is Cath Kidston closing down?
Retailer Cath Kidston is to shut its 60 UK stores with the loss of more than 900 jobs after a deal was agreed to save its online business but not its shop network. It confirmed that only 32 of its 940 staff would see their jobs secured as part of the deal.
Is Cath Kidston a real person?
Catherine Isabel Audrey Kidston MBE (born 6 November 1958) is an English fashion designer, businesswoman and author whose company, Cath Kidston Limited sells home furnishings and related goods online, through franchises and by mail order.
Will Cath Kidston still be online?
The sale means that Cath Kidston will continue trading online and through its franchise operations overseas but all of its UK stores will remain closed. The move will cause further damage to the high street and to landlords being asked to take hefty rent cuts.