Tag : Alex Williamson
Fashion retail's highs and lows of 2018Subscription
As this year comes to a close and a new one approaches, Drapers recaps the twists and turns in the retail industry over the past 12 months
What skills do retail leaders need today?Subscription
Challenging times require strong leadership. Nowhere is this more true than on the UK high street, where fashion bosses are battling a sluggish economy and shaky consumer confidence in an ever-changing retail industry
Court date set for House of Fraser landlordsSubscription
A legal challenge by landlords against House of Fraser’s plan to close more than half its stores is set to be heard on 14 August, following the decision by Hamley’s Chinese owner C Banner to pull out of an investment ...
House of Fraser’s Chinese owner Nanjing Xinjiekou Department Store Co has signed a memorandum of understanding with the owner of toy retailer Hamleys, C Banner International Holdings, on the potential sale of a 51% stake in the department store chain.
Can a new top team turn around House of Fraser?Subscription
House of Fraser’s new chief executive, Alex Williamson, has been building his top team since his arrival at the department store chain in August.