Tag : House of Fraser
A war of words has erupted this week over House of Fraser’s collapse into administration and the subsequent treatment of its suppliers.
Philip Day’s Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group (EWM) has temporarily closed its House of Fraser concessions, including Berwin & Berwin, Jaeger, Jane Norman and Calvetron Brands while discussions continue, Drapers can reveal.
Mike Ashley has called for House of Fraser’s former directors to face an Insolvency Service inquiry, claiming they “misled” suppliers and warehouse operators.
Comment: It's time for action on the high street Subscription
Drapers’ Emily Sutherland questions whether reviews, inquiries and panels really represent the best route forward for the high street.
Landlords hit back at Ashley's 'greedy' jibeSubscription
Landlords and property experts have hit back at Mike Ashley’s claims that “greedy landlords” will scupper his plans to save House of Fraser stores.
House of Fraser’s Plymouth store will remain open, new owner Sports Direct has confirmed.
House of Fraser in Telford to remain openSubscription
House of Fraser in Telford will remain open, saving 150 jobs, it has been confirmed today.
Suppliers braced for more pain from HoF fallout Subscription
Mike Ashley secured House of Fraser’s future on London’s Oxford Street this week, however, suppliers have warned of job losses, profit shortfalls and even risk of closure as debts are revealed.
Harrods managing director Michael Ward has spoken out in support of Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley’s plans to restore House of Fraser.
HoF collapse puts XPO Logistics jobs at riskSubscription
XPO Logistics, the company running House of Fraser’s Wellingborough and Milton Keynes distribution centres, has placed more than 600 members of staff into consultation, following the retailer’s fall into administration.