HoF website to replatformSubscription
House of Fraser’s website will replatform on to the same provider as the wider Sports Direct Group later this year, Drapers can reveal.
Selfridges hit hardest by business rates hikeSubscription
The Selfridges and John Lewis stores on Oxford Street will be among the hardest hit retailers in London’s West End when the latest business rates hike takes effect in April.
House of Fraser Belfast secured Subscription
House of Fraser has secured a new long-term lease for its store in Belfast’s Victoria Square shopping centre and is planning a £10m refurbishment.
House of Fraser fulfilment centre to close Subscription
House of Fraser’s distribution centre in Wellingborough, run by XPO Logistics, will close this spring after months of uncertainty, leaving up to 280 workers without jobs.
Mike Ashley's grip on UK retail market revealedSubscription
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley’s growing group of businesses captured 3.2% of all UK non-food retail spend in 2018, new research has shown.
Intu's House of Fraser stores to stay open Subscription
Sports Direct and Intu have agreed to keep the four House of Fraser stores in the shopping centre owner’s malls open.
House of Fraser’s Christmas sales drop Subscription
Sales at House of Fraser reportedly plummeted 60% year on year in the run up to Christmas.
Arcadia appoints Andy Harding to digital roleSubscription
Arcadia Group has appointed former House of Fraser chief customer officer Andy Harding as interim chief digital officer.
House of Fraser in Hull saved Subscription
The House of Fraser store in Hull has reportedly been saved from closure in a last-minute deal.
The chairman of Debenhams has challenged Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley to table a formal bid to buy the department store chain, in which he owns a 29% stake.
Sales edge up at Sports Direct Subscription
Group revenue at Sports Direct edged up 0.2% year on year for the 26 weeks to 28 October, despite the “struggles of the high street”.
Brands spooked by HoF closuresSubscription
Some brands supplying House of Fraser are delaying committing to orders for spring 19 because of continuing uncertainty about store closures at the department store chain.
Mike Ashley: 'Tax the web boys 20%'Subscription
At a parliamentary committee hearing, Sports Direct Group owner Mike Ashley has called for a 20% internet sales tax to save the “flatlining mainstream high street”.
House of Fraser Manchester to stay open Subscription
The House of Fraser Kendals store in Manchester has been saved from closure following an agreement with the landlord.
This week's fashion industry job changes: including Jack Wills, Christopher Raeburn and House of FraserSubscription
Your need-to-know summary of high profile job changes in the fashion retail sector
Mike Ashley snaps up former BHS store from IntuSubscription
Mike Ashley has bought the long leasehold of the former BHS store in Derby from shopping centre owner Intu.
Redundancies loom at House of Fraser head officeSubscription
House of Fraser has placed several roles into consultation as it prepares to close its head office on London’s Baker Street, Drapers understands.
In the week leading up to Black Friday, one by one retailers are unveiling their discounts. Drapers brings you a roundup of the latest offers.
More House of Fraser store closures confirmedSubscription
The House of Fraser stores in Nottingham, Norwich, the Lakeside shopping centre in Essex and Metrocentre in Gateshead will close in the new year after Sports Direct failed to agree a deal with landlord Intu, Drapers can reveal.
House of Fraser readying more store closuresSubscription
House of Fraser may be set to announce a fresh round of store closures, after landlords reportedly refused to agree to owner Mike Ashley’s new leasing terms.