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Matalan is to recruit 4,000 additional sales assistants at its 216 fashion and homeware stores for the Christmas period.
02-Oct-2013

Matalan is considering plans to launch a new chain of sports stores, and is reported to be seeking an initial six sites of about 10,000 sq ft.
11-Feb-2013

Matalan is to create 5,000 temporary jobs at its 212 discount stores this Christmas.
03-Oct-2012

Matalan is looking to relocate the headquarters of its discount clothing and homewares business from Skelmersdale to a larger site in Knowsley in 2014.
14-May-2012

Matalan is to close its fashion buying office in London and relocate up to 18 jobs to its main site in Skelmersdale.
14-Apr-2011

Matalan is to create 80 jobs with the opening of a new clothing and homewares store in Newbury in October.
14-Jul-2010

Matalan is looking to expand its chain of 205 discount fashion and homeware stores with up to 100 new outlets over the next few years.
28-Jun-2010

Matalan is planning to expand its chain of 203 discount clothing stores with nine new outlets this financial year and 15 next year.
14-Jan-2010

Matalan, the Lancashire-based chain of more than 200 discount fashion stores, has appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers to advise on a possible £1.5bn sale.
26-Oct-2009

Matalan is to recruit 300 staff for new discount stores due to open at Cheetham Hill in Greater Manchester, Colindale in North London and Elgin in Morayshire.
03-Sep-2009

Matalan is to speed up the expansion of its chain of 203 discount fashion stores next year, while three more stores will open this year.
16-Jun-2009

Matalan is looking to expand its chain of 203 discount fashion stores over the next three years, having identified 70 suitable locations.
26-Jan-2009

Matalan is to invest £20m in the refurbishment of its chain of discount clothing stores over the next year.
28-Apr-2008

Matalan has confirmed plans to shed scores of jobs at its Skelmersdale head office and Knowsley distribution centre, with unions estimating that 80 staff will be affected.
23-Feb-2007

Matalan is to conduct a review of the distribution network for its clothing and homewares business, which could lead to the loss of up to 40 jobs in Knowsley and Skelmersdale.
24-Jan-2007

Matalan, the discount clothing retailer, has agreed a £817m takeover offer from its original founder.
12-Oct-2006

Matalan, the discount retailer, has announced the loss of 90 of the 700 jobs at its head office in Skelmersdale.
22-Aug-2005

Matalan, the discount clothing retailer, is planning a reorganisation that will lead to job losses among the 16,800 head office and store staff.
13-Jun-2005

Matalan is to refurbish most of its 187 discount clothing and home furnishings stores over the next three years.
16-May-2005

Matalan is to sell its Lee Cooper jeans brand to a private equity consortium that includes Sun Capital for £30m.
03-May-2005

Matalan is in discussions with an unnamed company about plans to sell its Lee Cooper jeans business, which has an estimated value of up to £30m.
13-Oct-2004

Matalan is to open a £1m clothing superstore at the Merry Hill Centre in the West Midlands in November, with the creation of more than 100 jobs.
02-Aug-2004

Matalan, the discount clothing and home furnishings retailer, is planning to add 350,000 sq ft of selling space this year, while 38 stores will be modernised.
06-May-2004

Matalan is considering plans to open separate homeware stores and is seeking suitable town centre locations in the south.
14-Oct-2003

Matalan is to open a household goods superstore at Greenbridge in Swindon next spring, with the creation of 100 jobs.
01-Sep-2003

Matalan has announced plans to open three clothing and homewares stores in Northern Ireland this year with the creation of 200 jobs, including sites in Belfast, Craigavon and Portadown.
20-Aug-2003

Matalan has outsourced its Skelmersdale-based logistics operation to Wincanton in a £65m five-year deal, with the transfer of about 140 staff.
04-Aug-2003

Matalan is to open a new discount store at Newport on the Isle of Wight next year with the creation of 100 jobs, while a new store will open in Hull this August.
23-Jun-2003

Matalan is recruiting 100 staff for a new discount store due to open in Harlow in June.
22-May-2003

Matalan is planning to open a further 20 discount stores this year, and the computer systems in its supply chain will be updated with the help of Cap Gemini.
16-Jan-2003

Matalan is planning to expand its chain of discount clothing stores in the London area from nine to 18 over the next 18 months.
24-Oct-2002

Matalan is creating 2,200 new jobs in its chain of discount fashion stores this year, and new sites will open in Liverpool, Manchester, Southport, Rhyl, Truro, Sheffield, Stockport, Darlington, Dumfries and Livingston.
23-Jul-2002

Matalan, the discount clothing retailer, is to invest £25m upgrading its IT systems over the next five years.
02-May-2002

Matalan is to acquire Wolsey, the Leicester-based menswear supplier with annual turnover of £14m, for undisclosed terms.
25-Apr-2002

Matalan is to acquire Lee Cooper, the jeans manufacturer, from Bridgepoint Capital for £45m.
20-Jul-2001

Matalan is to create up to 80 jobs at a new discount store in Basildon in October, one of 21 being opened across the country.
11-Jul-2001

Matalan is planning to expand its chain of discount stores from 123 to about 240 over the next eight years.
10-May-2001

Matalan is setting up a £1m warehouse and distribution depot at the Knowsley Industrial Park on Merseyside, with the creation of 150 jobs.
01-May-2001

Matalan is planning to build another six discount clothing stores in the North-East over the next three years, with the creation of 500 jobs.
27-Apr-2001

Matalan is to open a clothing store in Kidderminster in March with the creation of 85 jobs, which will be the fourth of 20 stores due to open this year.
16-Feb-2001

Matalan, the discount retailer, is planning to maintain growth by diversifying into new areas, which will involve launching a credit card and becoming an internet service provider.
02-Nov-2000

Matalan, the discount clothing retailer, is to step up its expansion programme, taking the chain from 106 to 121 stores this year.
25-Sep-2000

Matalan is to relocate its discount store in Wrexham to a new site at Eagles Meadow, with the creation of 40 jobs.
21-Sep-2000

Matalan is planning to open a clothing store in Morecambe later this year, with the creation of 45 jobs.
08-Aug-2000

Matalan is to open a clothing and household goods store in Perth in August, with the creation of 100 jobs.
17-May-2000

Matalan is aiming to double the size of its discount clothing network from 102 to about 220 stores over the next seven years, and has also announced plans for a placing of 50m shares.
10-May-2000

Matalan, the discount fashion retailer, is to launch a home shopping catalogue, and order fulfilment will be carried out by Fine Art Developments.
14-Apr-2000

Matalan has announced plans to set up 18 discount superstores this year, with the creation of 2,000 jobs.
16-Mar-2000

Matalan is planning to expand its chain of 99 discount stores by adding a further 33% selling space next year, including new stores, extensions and relocations.
07-Dec-1999

Matalan has announced plans for a new £8m discount superstore in Plymouth, creating 25 jobs, as part of a nationwide expansion programme.
30-Oct-1999

Matalan is seeking planning permission to set up a discount clothing superstore near the centre of Carlisle.
21-Oct-1999

Matalan is planning to expand its chain of cut-price clothing and homewares stores from 90 to 200 over the next six years.
02-Sep-1999

Matalan is planning to set up a 25,000sq ft clothes store in Inverness with the creation of about 80 jobs.
25-Jun-1999

Matalan is buying the trademark of Falmer Jeans for £1.25m, in order to add value to the brand by selling it in its own stores and by acting as a wholesaler for other retailers.
22-May-1999

Matalan is planning to open a further 12 discount shops this year, to add to the existing 86.
13-Jan-1999

Matalan is to raise £10.3m in a flotation on May 14, some of which will be used to refurbish and expand its chain of out-of-town clothes shops.
08-May-1998

Matalan, the out-of-town clothing retailer, is to raise £15m of new money in a flotation next month in order to pay off debts, while it also plans to open 10 new stores this year.
21-Apr-1998

Matalan is planning to raise £20m in a flotation in early summer in order to reduce debt and step up the expansion programme for its chain of out-of-town clothing stores.
25-Mar-1998