Tag : House of Fraser
Drapers analyses why UK retailers are choosing to wind down their Irish arms, and the impact it is having on the country’s retail scene.
The top 10 stories of 2019Subscription
2019 has been a tough year for fashion brands and retailers, which is reflected in the rather dismal tone of many of this year’s top 10 most-read online stories.
Luxury retailer Flannels has opened its biggest store yet in a former House of Fraser store on Belfast’s Victoria Square.
Sports Direct revenues riseSubscription
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct International has reported rising revenue and profits as the retail group reaps the rewards of acquisitions, a strong performance in its premium lifestyle division and the sale of its Shirebrook distribution centre.
Mike Ashley is to close the Milton Keynes House of Fraser store, blaming Harrods for the expected 172 job losses.
Drapers Hit or Miss: London department storesSubscription
London department stores face Drapers’ secret shopper’s scrutiny
Sports Direct’s Mike Ashley has claimed the UK’s competition watchdog published “incorrect estimates” of its market share data in the investigation into JD Sports’s £90m acquisition of Footasylum.
Frasers mini-chain to debut in WolverhamptonSubscription
House of Fraser has announced that it will unveil its new Frasers luxury department store concept in the Mander Centre in Wolverhampton.
Can the department store stage a fightback? Subscription
As John Lewis merges operations with its supermarket division, Waitrose, Drapers assesses the future of the department store model.
'Terminal' HoF extends administration periodSubscription
House of Fraser has extended its administration for a further 12 months, just weeks after owner Sports Direct Group branded problems at the department store as “nothing short of terminal in nature”.