Next is to open a department store in all but name as it transforms its existing sites in the Atria centre in Watford and also adds a Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie brand for which it holds the UK licence.
Harrods has confirmed that the Bristol branch of its H Beauty chain will open in the spring. The move follows its debut in Edinburgh last year, at which time it said Bristol would open within the next 12 months.
Anouska Kapur has stepped down from the Frasers Group board with immediate effect after just three months as a non-executive director. She joined to provide “independent legal expertise” in commercial property.
UK retail giant Frasers Group saw revenues at its domestic and European operations surging in the half to October. And while its ‘rest of world retail’ division saw a double-digit dip, overall the results looked good.
Flannels is continuing to grow its store portfolio. The Frasers Group-owned high-end fashion brand has signed a 15-year lease to open a flagship store at the Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford, Essex.