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Arcadia appoints Andy Harding to digital roleSubscription

14 January 2019 By Grace Whelan

Arcadia Group has appointed former House of Fraser chief customer officer Andy Harding as interim chief digital officer.

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House of Fraser in Hull saved Subscription

24 December 2018 By

The House of Fraser store in Hull has reportedly been saved from closure in a last-minute deal. 

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Debenhams chair tells Mike Ashley: 'Make us an offer'Subscription

17 December 2018 By Grace Whelan

The chairman of Debenhams has challenged Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley to table a formal bid to buy the department store chain, in which he owns a 29% stake. 

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Sales edge up at Sports Direct Subscription

13 December 2018 By

Group revenue at Sports Direct edged up 0.2% year on year for the 26 weeks to 28 October, despite the “struggles of the high street”.

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Brands spooked by HoF closuresSubscription

4 December 2018 By Olivia Pinnock

Some brands supplying House of Fraser are delaying committing to orders for spring 19 because of continuing uncertainty about store closures at the department store chain.

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Mike Ashley: 'Tax the web boys 20%'Subscription

3 December 2018 By Grace Whelan

At a parliamentary committee hearing, Sports Direct Group owner Mike Ashley has called for a 20% internet sales tax to save the “flatlining mainstream high street”.


House of Fraser Manchester to stay open Subscription

3 December 2018 By Jill Geoghegan

The House of Fraser Kendals store in Manchester has been saved from closure following an agreement with the landlord.

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This week's fashion industry job changes: including Jack Wills, Christopher Raeburn and House of FraserSubscription

1 December 2018

Your need-to-know summary of high profile job changes in the fashion retail sector


Mike Ashley snaps up former BHS store from IntuSubscription

30 November 2018 By Grace Whelan

Mike Ashley has bought the long leasehold of the former BHS store in Derby from shopping centre owner Intu.

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Redundancies loom at House of Fraser head officeSubscription

27 November 2018 By

House of Fraser has placed several roles into consultation as it prepares to close its head office on London’s Baker Street, Drapers understands.

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Black Friday 2018 deal tracker: the latest discountsSubscription

20 November 2018 By Grace Whelan

In the week leading up to Black Friday, one by one retailers are unveiling their discounts. Drapers brings you a roundup of the latest offers.

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