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More House of Fraser store closures confirmedSubscription

14 November 2018 By

The House of Fraser stores in Nottingham, Norwich, the Lakeside shopping centre in Essex and Metrocentre in Gateshead will close in the new year after Sports Direct failed to agree a deal with landlord Intu, Drapers can reveal.

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House of Fraser readying more store closuresSubscription

12 November 2018 By

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.

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House of Fraser hits Mulberry’s bottom line Subscription

7 November 2018 By

Mulberry made a loss before tax of £8.2m for the six months to 30 September 2018, up from a loss of £600,0000 for the same period in 2017, following House of Fraser’s fall into administration and costs associated with launching into Korea.


House of Fraser in Manchester to closeSubscription

19 October 2018 By Grace Whelan

House of Fraser’s Manchester store will close in January.

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Ashley buys Glasgow’s House of FraserSubscription

12 October 2018 By

Mike Ashley has vowed to create the “Harrods of the North” after he secured the freehold for House of Fraser’s Glasgow store in a £95m deal.

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Ashley eyes HoF store freeholds Subscription

5 October 2018 By Tim Clark

Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley is understood to be in discussions to buy the freeholds of several House of Fraser stores.

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Exeter House of Fraser to closeSubscription

4 October 2018 By Tim Clark

The House of Fraser store in Exeter is reportedly set to close in January. 

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Ashley injects 'own DNA' into House of FraserSubscription

2 October 2018 By

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.

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Ashley culls House of Fraser senior management teamSubscription

2 October 2018 By

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 brand closed a number of stores during its last financial year

Anya Hindmarch losses mount to £28.2mSubscription

1 October 2018 By

Anya Hindmarch has reported pre-tax losses of £28.2m in the year to 30 December 2017, as the luxury handbag and accessories brand reduced its physical footprint.

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House of Fraser landlord hits back at Sports DirectSubscription

28 September 2018 By Tim Clark

The owner of The Brunel shopping centre has hit out at Sports Direct’s decision to close the Swindon branch of House of Fraser.  

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Mike Ashley to close three House of Fraser stores Subscription

24 September 2018 By

House of Fraser is to close three stores imminently after owner Mike Ashley said he was unable to agree terms with “greedy landlords”.

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House of Fraser website back onlineSubscription

21 September 2018 By Tim Clark

House of Fraser’s website has been relaunched more than a month after it was taken offline.

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House of Fraser criticised for gift card confusionSubscription

19 September 2018 By

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.

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Exclusive: Supplier to cut jobs amid HoF fallout Subscription

18 September 2018 By

Berwin & Berwin, a men’s tailoring supplier that is part of Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group, has entered into a consultation period with a number of employees at its Leeds site, after it failed to reach an agreement with House of Fraser’s new owner Sports Direct over future trading terms.

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