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.
Hawkins Bazaar back in business Thursday, 26th January 2012
It’s not over yet: Hawkins Bazaar owner Primary Capital has unveiled plans to revive the toy retailer after buying it back out of administration last week. Primary Capital will focus on concessions and online sales after appointing a new chief executive to lead the turnaround. The group owned Hawkin’s Bazaar’s parent company Tobar Group before it fell into administration on 30 December.
House of Fraser approaches 2012 with caution despite record Christmas Thursday, 12th January 2012
House of Fraser has warned of a challenging year ahead despite its festive like-for-likes skyrocketing as the department store reported an encouraging performance across all categories.
Christmas 2011 Trading Updates Thursday, 5th January 2012
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House of Fraser focuses e-commerce offering Tuesday, 3rd January 2012
House of Fraser is taking steps to improve the effectiveness of its online campaigns and website with new tag management system TagMan. The department store will use the independent tag management system to help it plan, implement and track campaigns, believing that as a result it will have a much clearer view of its many media channels.
House of Fraser: Cyber Monday arrived a week later this year Friday, 16th December 2011
The premium department store said its peak shopping day came later this year as online buyers were confident their orders would arrive on time closer to Christmas. The first Monday of December is usually expected to see a peak in online sales, but House of Fraser said sales on the following Monday, 12 December, were up by 43.6 per cent compared to 5 December, and 112.4 per cent year-on-year.
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