Executive director of womenswear, accessories, beauty and visual, House of Fraser
Allan Winstanley has had a busy year at House of Fraser, most notably a promotion to executive director of womenswear, accessories, beauty and visual, a role he will start next year, replacing Stephanie Chen. In 2012, House of Fraser moved 20% of its production back to Europe in an aim to cut lead times and introduced new brands into the business such as MW by Matthew Williamson, McQ and Acne. New concessions from Dune and more concessions from Fly53 also boosted the offering. In-house brands have also performed well as the department store group reported a 1.7% rise in like-for-like sales for the first half. Innovations such as House of Fraser’s click-and-collect stores have kept the retailer at the forefront of multichannel operations.
- Last year’s position 43
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