Tag : House of Fraser
Why fashion is recruiting outside the boxSubscription
As fashion retailers increasingly look outside of the industry to fill leadership roles, Drapers examines what is fuelling the shift and what the benefits may be.
What went wrong at House of Fraser?Subscription
The announcement of House of Fraser’s company voluntary arrangement (CVA) on 7 June showed that one of the grand old dames of the high street is on its knees.
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
What caused Calvetron's collapse? Subscription
Drapers investigates why Calvetron Brands went into administration for a second time.
Visage Group hires HoF product director Subscription
Manchester-based supplier Visage Group has hired House of Fraser’s product director Emma Worley as its new senior vice president of commercial.
US Polo Assn to debut with Arcadia and HoFSubscription
Menswear label US Polo Assn will launch in Arcadia Group’s multi-concept fascia Outfit and House of Fraser when the brand makes its UK debut next spring.
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.
The UK’s biggest department stores are facing change at the top. Drapers looks at what the new chief executives of John Lewis, House of Fraser and Debenhams will have to deal with in 2017.
The rise of loyalty schemes Subscription
Forget the flimsy cards of the past, loyalty schemes just got serious.
The employment merry-go-round continued to spin this year, as some of fashion retail’s biggest names headed for pastures new. Drapers looks back at the year’s most notable job changes.