City Chic scoops up Evans? Ohhh, yes. There is another change of plus size fashion ownership as The Rona has recently shaken (and broken up) up the London based retailer group, Arcadia who owns the plus size retailer, Evans. The recent bankruptcy filing has given City Chic the chance to buy Evans for $23 million pounds!
It was announced today, on WWD via Deloitte, that the sale of Evans to City Chic will be final on the 23rd of December.
So, what does this mean for Evans?
What we do know that City Chic scoops up Evans to acquire the “Evans brand and intellectual property, customer base and inventory, but not the store network, which is based in the U.K.”
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