Tag : House of Fraser
Mike Ashley, owner and CEO, Sports Direct Group Subscription
Owner of Sports Direct, USC, Flannels, Cruise, Van Mildert, House of Fraser, Evans Cycles, a 27% stake in French Connection and a 30% stake in Debenhams, Mike Ashley is arguably the new king of the UK high street.
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”.
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.
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”.
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.
Mike Ashley will demand the government does more to help struggling high streets when he attends a select committee on 3 December.
Indies hold their nerve on Black Friday Subscription
Independent retailers are shunning Black Friday despite rising pressure from consumers to offer discounts.
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.
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.