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Retail News - House of Fraser aims for end of year IPO

House of Fraser will be listed on the stock market by the end of the year in spite of ongoing talks concerning a potential takeover by Galeries Lafayette, its French counterpart.

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Retail News - House of Fraser records best Christmas trading period ever

A surge in online sales has helped British department stores group, House of Fraser, to its best ever Christmas trading period.
In the three weeks to 28 December, House of Fraser recorded an online sales hike of 57.7 per cent, whilst like-for-like sales excluding VAT also went up by 7.3 per cent for the period.
Like-for-like sales for the first nine weeks of its fourth quarter were up 4.3 per cent, according to the firm.

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Retail News - House of Fraser online sales surge 31% for Q3

Online sales led the way for House of Fraser’s third fiscal quarter, rising 31.3 per cent in the 13 weeks to 26 October.

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Retail News - House of Fraser could list in Q1 as LSE bolstered by new issues
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House of Fraser could accelerate plans to list on the London stock exchange in time for the first quarter of 2014, as a number of new issues go from strength to strength. By listing early next year, it’s thought the department store could catch the current wave of new issues that saw the successful launch of Royal Mail and Merlin Entertainments.

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Retail News - House of Fraser to launch new men's lifestyle brand

House of Fraser is set to launch a men's lifestyle brand named Army & Navy this autumn.

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Retail News - House of Fraser considering IPO
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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.

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Retail News - House of Fraser online sales surge 57% for first half

House of Fraser reports back on an impressive first half performance, as its online operations go from strength to strength.

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Retail News - OFT accuses DB Apparel and three department stores of anti-competitive price fixing
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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.

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Retail News - Matalan heiress looks to rejuvenate Nicole Farhi and Fenn Wright Manson brands
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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.

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Retail News - House of Fraser set to trail virtual queueing system for better customer experience

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.

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