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Good Sport? Industry Wonders How Ashley Will Handle House of Fraser

House of Fraser could be the biggest challenge yet for Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley in a cold climate for…

Mike Ashley Pays 90 Million Pounds for Bankrupt House of Fraser

The troubled retailer called in Ernst & Young early Friday, hours before a distressed sale to retail tycoon…

Topshop, ShangPin Terminate China Partnership by Mutual Agreement

Topshop confirmed it is exploring new opportunities in the region.

Troubles Mount for House of Fraser Owner Sanpower

Sanpower-owned Brookstone Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection while House of Fraser continues to look…

China’s C.banner Cancels Deal to Buy Struggling House of Fraser

In May, C.banner had agreed to take a 51 percent stake in the British retailer, but is no longer able to…

Don McCarthy, Former House of Fraser Chairman, Dies at 63

McCarthy made a career buying and selling British retail businesses and donated millions to London's top…

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

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

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.

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.

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…

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…

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

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

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.

Alex Williamson Appointed CEO at House of Fraser

He will report to chairman Frank Slevin.

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.