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    Landlords tried to block House of Fraser CVASubscription

    6 July 2018 By Harriet Brown

    House of Fraser’s restructuring plans faced tough opposition from landlords, and several high-profile investors attempted to block the department store chain’s company voluntary arrangement (CVA).

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    House of Fraser CVA: suppliers relieved while landlords fumeSubscription

    22 June 2018 By Tim Clark, Jill Geoghegan

    The retail industry expressed a mix of emotions following the approval of House of Fraser’s company voluntary arrangement (CVA) today (22 June). Many suppliers breathed a sigh of relief, but some landlords are understood to be considering legal action against the department store chain.

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    House of Fraser CVA result revealed Subscription

    22 June 2018 By Jill Geoghegan

    House of Fraser creditors have approved the retailer’s company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals, filed on 6 June.

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    HoF alters ownership structure ahead of CVA voteSubscription

    22 June 2018 By Tim Clark

    House of Fraser has altered the ownership structure of one of the two companies facing a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) vote today (22 June). 

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    Exclusive: House of Fraser swings axe on fashion teamsSubscription

    21 June 2018 By Tim Clark, Jill Geoghegan

    House of Fraser has axed four merchandising directors and placed a significant proportion of its buying and merchandising teams into consultation amid a shake-up of its brand strategy, Drapers understands. 

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    House of Fraser outlines brand strategy ahead of CVA voteSubscription

    21 June 2018 By Emily Sutherland

    Ahead of the crucial vote on its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) tomorrow, struggling department store House of Fraser has said it will focus on the “best selection” of contemporary brands, exclusivity and an agile response to trends as it battles to keep with consumers.

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    House of Fraser offered credit lifeline if CVA approvedSubscription

    20 June 2018 By Tim Clark

    House of Fraser has been thrown a lifeline by two of its major lenders after an agreement was secured to extend credit facilities and loans to the end of 2020 - as long as its CVA plans are approved.

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    House of Fraser: What next for the retailer’s estate?Subscription

    12 June 2018 By Tim Clark

    House of Fraser’s company voluntary arrangement (CVA) has been billed as the tough action needed to stem the tide at the ailing retailer, but what happens to the retailer’s legacy store estate once the brand vacates the 31 stores on its closure list?

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    Mike Ashley writes down £11m House of Fraser stakeSubscription

    11 June 2018 By Tim Clark

    Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has written down the entire value of his £11m stake in House of Fraser before the retailer proposed its company voluntary arrangement (CVA) last week. 

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    BPF calls for urgent government review of CVAsSubscription

    11 June 2018 By Emily Seares

    The British Property Federation (BPF) is demanding an urgent government review of the Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) process.