House of Fraser to launch new men's lifestyle brand Wednesday, 16th October 2013
House of Fraser is set to launch a men's lifestyle brand named Army & Navy this autumn.
House of Fraser considering IPO Monday, 7th October 2013
According to the Sunday Times, House of Fraser is pushing ahead with plans for a stock market floatation which could see the company valued at between £300 million and £400 million. The department store is thought to be in the process of appointing investment bankers to oversee the flotation, with some saying an IPO could come as early as January.
House of Fraser online sales surge 57% for first half Wednesday, 25th September 2013
House of Fraser reports back on an impressive first half performance, as its online operations go from strength to strength.
OFT accuses DB Apparel and three department stores of anti-competitive price fixing Friday, 20th September 2013
Three department stores have today been accused of price fixing with leading underwear brand DB Apparel on a range of Shock Absorber sports bras. Debenhams, House Of Fraser, and John Lewis are all being accused by the Office of Fair Trading of being in serious breach of competition law, by agreeing fixed or minimum prices for the bras.
Matalan heiress looks to rejuvenate Nicole Farhi and Fenn Wright Manson brands Monday, 16th September 2013
Maxine Hargreaves- Adams, the daughter of Matalan founder John Hargreaves and the new owner of Nicole Farhi and Fenn Wright Manson, is said to be busy planning a revival for the designer labels. Based in Monaco, Hagreaves-Adams told the Guardian that she is now looking to expand both fashion brands internationally, after investing more than £5.4 million of her own money into the Farhi and Fenn Wright Manson labels.
House of Fraser set to trail virtual queueing system for better customer experience Friday, 6th September 2013
The British department store group, House of Fraser, is gearing up to trail a new system, ‘virtual queuing’, that will assist customers queuing at the Buy & Collect service.
ASOS ties up £100 million deal with logistics firm Monday, 2nd September 2013
Online fashion retailer ASOS, and logistics group Norbert Dentressangle, have confirmed that they have struck a three-year deal worth in excess of £100 million. The deal is part of ASOS’ expansion plan to expand the size of its Barnsley distribution centre by 25 per cent, effectively doubling its storage capacity.
Mary Portas claims Harvey Nichols has "lost its edge" Tuesday, 27th August 2013
Having once transformed Harvey Nichols into a leading fashion brand, the self-professed ‘Queen of Shops’, Mary Portas, has now said that the luxury department store has “lost its edge”. Portas worked for Harvey Nichols during an eight-year stint in the 1990s, where she first rose to notoriety with her ground-breaking window displays.
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