HoF to dispose of three Scottish stores
- HoF opens bid talks. // Cabinet Maker;5/5/2006, Issue 5486, p4
The article reports that House of Fraser PLC (HoF), a department store, is open to takeover. The department store has got an offer from the Icelandic investment company Baugur. The department store has 60 stores in Great Britain where it sells furniture and house furnishings. Baugur already has...
- in brief. // Cabinet Maker;6/16/2006, Issue 5492, p5
The article reports on developments related to the furniture industry in Great Britain as of June 16, 2006. Furniture retailer Hammonds opened an outlet at a Land of Leather store in Exeter. Iceland-based investor Baugur is planning to purchase the House of Fraser after the completion of...
- In brief. // Cabinet Maker;3/26/2004, Issue 5381, p5
Presents news briefs on developments in the furniture industry in Great Britain, current as of March 26, 2004. Demolition of the Windsor House store; Consumer confidence regarding online shopping; Pre-tax profits of House of Fraser; Accidental death of Lee Entwhistle by grandmother's recliner.
- HoF not so Content. // Cabinet Maker;3/25/2005, Issue 5431, p5
The article reports that House of Fraser PLC (HoF) has scrapped its Content by Conran displays in all but two stores after the furniture failed to appeal to its core customers. The 2,150 square feet displays will remain in the department store's flagship Birmingham and Oxford Street, London...
- Grand dame faces up to bright young things. Thame, David // Estates Gazette;3/26/2005, Issue 512, p69
Reports on the competition faced by Manchester, England retail store Kendals following its sale by owner House of Fraser to Irish billionaires J. P. McManus and John Magnier in 2004. Competitors of the retail store; Refurbishment programme for Kendals. INSET: Kendals sale a relief for House of...
- House of Fraser operating net rockets 97.2% for the first half. Fallon, James // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/3/1994, Vol. 168 Issue 65, p19
Reports on the financial performance of the British department store group House of Fraser PLC for the first half of 1994. Rise in operating profits; Sales figures; Increased loss as a result of exceptional costs associated with its stock market flotation in March; Company operations; Planned...
- No more Content at House of Fraser. Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;4/28/2006, Issue 5485, p3
The article reports on the end of House of Fraser PLC's alliance with Content by Conran. When Damien Walton took over as head of furniture at House of Fraser, the furniture offering disappeared from its shopfloor. According to Walton, the brand failed because the offering was too contemporary...
- Reading. // Cabinet Maker;12/16/2005, Issue 5469, p44
The article features the Reading shopping center in Great Britain. The town center has several major retailers including John Lewis, House of Fraser, Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, BhS and Woolworths. Reading also serves up Tesco, Asda, Safeway, Waitrose and Sainsbury's superstores.
- Sales jump at HoF. // Cabinet Maker;9/28/2001, Issue 5257, p5
Reports the increase in the sales of the department store chain House of Fraser PLC in Great Britain.