A-Wear winds down HoF concessionsSubscription
Troubled Irish womenswear chain A-Wear has begun closing its House of Fraser concessions after the company fell into receivership last month.
Davies backs Ghost as GIVe adds brandsSubscription
Retail entrepreneur George Davies is to turn his high street womenswear chain GIVe into a multi-brand retailer, marking a major strategic shift for the business.
First Voi Jeans store to open in PrestonSubscription
Denim brand Voi Jeans is to expand into retail by opening its first stand-alone store in Preston next week.
HoF ramps up luxury at Glasgow flagshipSubscription
House of Fraser has invested more than £10m in Frasers, its flagship Glasgow store, to create a luxury accessories and footwear emporium.
House of Fraser has bought a thoroughbred race horse and named it after the department store chain – or so it would have us believe.
Department store chain defends Biba pricing strategy as George at Asda plans value alternative.
Jack Wills cries fowl over HoF logoSubscription
Jack Wills and House of Fraser are set to battle it out in the High Court early next year, with the preppy young fashion chain accusing the department store of copyright infringement and passing off.
John Lewis to pump up click-and-collectSubscription
John Lewis is considering expanding its click-and-collect service into petrol stations to offer more convenient places for its customers to pick up and return their purchases.
Van Heusen expected to exit UK marketSubscription
Van Heusen, the classic shirt brand owned by US giant Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH), is expected to pull out of the UK market as a result of making “substantial” losses.
“People buy now to wear now more than ever before, so if you have an autumn range on sale and it is 90 degrees outside, that will definitely have an impact on sales,” said House of Fraser chief executive Nigel Oddy today.