Jane Norman

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Jane Norman
Type Private
Industry Fashion
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Products Clothing, bags and accessories
Parent The Edinburgh Woollen Mill (Group) Ltd
Website www.janenorman.co.uk

Jane Norman is a United Kingdom-based women's clothing retailer, owned by The Edinburgh Woollen Mill (Group) Ltd, it is also the sister company of fashion chain Peacocks


The company was founded by Norman Freed, who sold it on to Graphite Capital in 2002 for £70m. On 30 July 2005, the company was purchased by Baugur Group for £117.3m.[1]

In early 2007, Jane Norman reported a 45% rise in profits over 2006, and released plans to open 100 more stores around the country, having already almost doubled their number from the year before, to 116.[2]

The company went into administration on 27th June 2011.[3] On 28th June 2011, in a pre-pack deal, the brand and 33 stores were sold to The Edinburgh Woollen Mill (Group) Ltd.[4]

The company went into administration again on 26th June 2014.[5]


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