Irish retailers sign up to outlaw provocative clothes for children Thursday, 28th June 2012
Following the ban made by UK retailers last year, ten of Ireland’s most prominent high street stores have signed up to enforce a strict code to promote practical, age-appropriate clothes for children. Children's Minister Frances Fitzgerald said parents need to be empowered to prevent the sexualisation of children.
PANDORA celebrates Oxford Street makeover at House of Fraser Friday, 1st June 2012
The scaffolding’s been taken down and it’s time to roll out the red carpet: as the final preparations are underway for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend, PANDORA is putting the finishing touches to its very own make-over this week. The Danish jewellery retailer is celebrating its expansion and refurbishment at House of Fraser’s Oxford Street store with an exclusive re-launch party on Saturday 2nd June.
House of Fraser weathers the storm Wednesday, 23rd May 2012
It may have been one of the wettest Aprils on record, but it didn’t stop House of Fraser seeing a positive boost in like-for-like sales for its first quarter. The British department store group said like-for-like sales grew 2.6 per cent in the 13 weeks to 28 April, following a 3 per cent rise for the previous quarter to January.
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.
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