House of Fraser

The Bank of England left rates on hold today.

Financial

U.K. Holds Interest Rates as It Awaits Consumer Spending Recovery

The Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent.

clock June 21, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

British department store House of Fraser.

Financial

House of Fraser Plans to Shutter Half of U.K. Stores as It Retrenches  

Some 6,000 layoffs are expected at the struggling British retailer that’s set to be acquired by C.banner.

clock June 7, 2018Samantha Conti

British department store House of Fraser.

Retail

China’s C.banner Takes Majority Stake in Britain’s House of Fraser

Sanpower will retain a minority holding in the troubled retailer, which plans to shut stores.

clock May 2, 2018Samantha Conti

The New Look store in London

Business Features

U.K. Fast-Fashion Retailer New Look Prepares to Downsize Store Network, Cut Jobs

Nearly 1,000 jobs could disappear as part of a new restructuring program aimed at stemming losses at the retailer.

clock March 7, 2018Samantha Conti

House of Fraser's Oxford Street store

Financial

House of Fraser Owner Ready to Sell 51 Percent of Retailer to Fellow Chinese Company

Sanpower owner Yuan Yafei, who also owns China’s oldest department store Nanjing Xinjiekou, is looking to offload a 51 percent stake in the company he purchased in 2014.

clock March 6, 2018Lorelei Marfil

House of Fraser

Human Resources

Walker-Smith Joins House of Fraser as Chief of Product and Trading

The retail veteran has worked at Fenwick of Bond Street and Selfridges.

clock February 20, 2018Samantha Conti

Visuals of Bally's Fall 2017 advertising campaign

Business Features

The Year of the Deal? Chinese Investors Wooing More European Brands

A new generation of Chinese investors is rapidly descending on Europe’s fashion and luxury brands.

clock February 12, 2018Samantha Conti

Human Resources

Alex Williamson Appointed CEO at House of Fraser

He will report to chairman Frank Slevin.

clock May 11, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Looks from Issa

Financial

House of Fraser to Purchase Issa Label From Camilla Al Fayed

The fall 2017 range will be available for purchase in-store and online later this fall.

clock May 8, 2017Lorelei Marfil

House of Fraser's Oxford Street store

Retail

British Retailer House of Fraser Lays Out Five-Year Vision

At a presentation held at their head office on Baker Street, chairman Frank Slevin said it’s been a transformational period for the retailer.

clock March 16, 2017Lorelei Marfil

House of Fraser

Retail

Hard Times: CEO Nigel Oddy Departs Britain’s House of Fraser

Oddy has announced his resignation after less than two years in the job.

clock November 28, 2016Samantha Conti

House of Fraser's Oxford Street store

Human Resources

Nigel Oddy Steps Down as Chief Executive Officer of House of Fraser

Oddy had been in the role for less than two years.

clock November 28, 2016Samantha Conti

Blush e-commerce relaunch

Activewear

Blush Launches Redesigned Web Site, Shifts Business Strategy

The Montreal-based intimate apparel brand, which launched in 1988, is focused on providing newness along with core products and growing out its distribution within hotels and spas.

clock July 6, 2016Aria Hughes

A Radley bag

Financial

Bregal Freshstream Acquires British Accessories Brand Radley

The veteran retailer Don McCarthy will serve as chairman.

clock June 6, 2016Samantha Conti

Human Resources

House of Fraser Appoints Executive Director and Head of Sustainability

The retailer has created two new roles, naming Maria Hollis executive director of buying and design, and Dorothy Maxwell head of sustainability.

clock March 24, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Load More Arrow

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Business

Fabien Baron Gearing Up for Fight Over Interview Magazine Bankruptcy

clock 13hKali Hays

Social Studies