Could Flying Brands be sold? The Herald, amongst others, is reporting
that Sir Tom Hunter, owner of Wyevale Garden Centres has
made a “very preliminary approach” to the
multititle mailer, whose catalogues include Flying Flowers,
Gardening Direct and Listen2. Flying Brands recently announced the closure of another
of its businesses, Greetings Direct.
Do we really need another article about where Boden fits in
the David Cameron-new Tory zeitgeist? The Telegraph seems to think so. The
article does go on to discuss concerns that Boden’s quality and
fashion sense may be slipping.