Tag : House of Fraser
Following the pre-pack administration purchase of Coast by Karen Millen this week, Drapers investigates the pros and cons of the process and what, if anything, can be done to make the process more transparent.
Ashley eyes HoF store freeholds Subscription
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley is understood to be in discussions to buy the freeholds of several House of Fraser stores.
Is fashion facing a credit crisis? Subscription
As trade credit insurance providers reduce levels of or withdraw cover from some of the high streets’ biggest names, including Debenhams and Arcadia Group, Drapers investigates whether the current risk-averse environment is killing fashion retailers’ ability to do business.
To stand still is to go backwards. This well-known mantra has been quoted a thousand times, but is more relevant today than it ever has been.
Ashley injects 'own DNA' into House of FraserSubscription
House of Fraser suppliers and industry sources expressed little surprise today as Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley culled senior management at the troubled department store chain.
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has sacked the entire senior management team at House of Fraser weeks after it bought the troubled department store.
The owner of The Brunel shopping centre has hit out at Sports Direct’s decision to close the Swindon branch of House of Fraser.
Customers with unused House of Fraser gift cards are still waiting on refunds after the department store chain stopped accepting gift card purchases in stores, it has been reported.
House of Fraser is to axe its remaining house brands as it reshapes its strategy under new owner Sports Direct, Drapers understands.
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