Shares in South African retailer Steinhoff jumped as much as 40% on Monday, regaining ground after calling on its lenders to help stabilise the company following the discovery of accounting irregularities last week.
German footwear company Birkenstock is ending its business relations with Amazon Europe and will discontinue direct deliveries provided by the platform’s European subsidiary from 1 January 2018, it announced on Monday.
Troubled international retail conglomerate Steinhoff, whose shares plunged last week after disclosing accounting problems, said on Sunday it had appointed two advisory firms ahead of a meeting with lenders on Dec. 19.
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Steinhoff shares plunged another 50 percent on Friday, before recovering as traders booked profits on short positions taken out after the South African retailer disclosed accounting irregularities earlier this week.
Shocked Steinhoff shareholders have wiped more than $12 billion off its value since it revealed “accounting irregularities” and parted ways with its chief executive. Shares plummeted again on Friday by 45%.
A Sears Holdings Corp investor on Thursday asked the struggling retailer to consider options including going private and investigate what it called an “unusually high volume” of short-selling in the company’s shares.
Dutch department store Hema announced higher its first Q3 profit since 2012 for Q3 2017, which it attributed to new European store openings. Net profit came in at €4.6 mn, compared to last year's Q3 loss of €1.6 mn.