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Is House of Fraser stake for sale or not? Monday, 14th May 2012
Despite rubbishing claims that it is preparing to sell its stake in House of Fraser, reports are still circling that Landsbanki’s share in the department store could be up for sale, and has received interest from at least two investors. The Daily Mail originally reported on Saturday that bidding had begun on Landsbanki’s HOF shares, with one Middle Eastern investor having made an approach to purchase the stake.
Elizabeth Hurley to launch House of Fraser interiors collection Thursday, 10th May 2012
The actress, model and designer will launch her first home interiors collection at House of Fraser later this month. Inspired by her travels across the globe, Hurley’s capsule collection features a range of bed linen, cushions and velvet runners priced between £16 and £175.
Pandora fetes Reading re-launch at House of Fraser Friday, 20th April 2012
Early birds and jewellery magpies alike will be setting their alarm clocks ready for the re-launch of Pandora’s Reading concession at House of Fraser tomorrow. A champagne reception will greet customers eager to get their hands on the Danish jeweller’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection, which is now available across all of Pandora’s House of Fraser concessions.
House of Fraser launches first transactional iPhone app Thursday, 12th April 2012
House of Fraser has launched its first transactional iPhone app as the British department store attempts to bolster its multichannel business.
Mary Portas fetes best of British design with House of Fraser Wednesday, 28th March 2012
Retail guru and ‘Queen of Shops’ Mary Portas has teamed up yet again with House of Fraser, with a showcase of the best of British homeware design launching in April. The ten independent designers featuring in the collection are the result of a nationwide search for the best of British designers that culminated in a series of pitch sessions at the Interiors UK trade show at the NEC earlier this year.
Top retailers dominate seminar programme at Retail Business Technology Expo 2012 Monday, 12th March 2012
The Retail Business Technology Expo is kicking off today with a host of world-class retailers and industry experts slated to attend.
Adrianna Papell concessions to hit House of Fraser this month Monday, 12th March 2012
US fashion retailer Adrianna Papell is to open concessions in the House of Fraser stores throughout the UK this March as the brand strives to become a global name.
Tough times for Fenn Wright Manson as Zolfo Cooper steps in Thursday, 1st March 2012
The premium womenswear chain, which holds concessions in House of Fraser and John Lewis is thought to be in a critical condition after a deteriorating sales performance and the departure of four directors. According to the Independent, Fenn Wright Manson’s owner Darwin Private Equity has now drafted in the support of restructuring specialist Zolfo Cooper to explore ways of safe guarding the retailer’s future.
House of Fraser’s Oxford St overhaul Friday, 10th February 2012
House of Fraser is now in the final stages of a year-long project to overhaul its Oxford Street flagship, as it looks to cement its position as a prestigious department store. HoF’s womenswear department will be one of the last stages of the redevelopment, having ousted 14 brands from the flagship, and cutting the department into two floors.
House of Fraser culls 14 brands in womenswear revamp Wednesday, 1st February 2012
House of Fraser’s Oxford Street flagship department store has culled 14 of its womenswear labels, including stalwart James Lakeland, in a major revamp of its womenswear department.