House of Fraser has opened its most forward-looking store yet and ticks several trend boxes. It’s HoF's first store on an out-of-town retail/leisure site, has plenty of eco features and includes a new beauty concept.
News last week that Gerry Weber Group executive Norbert Steinke was stepping down from the management board has been followed up with an announcement that he is also quitting as Hallhuber managing director.
Over 1,700 jobs appear to have been saved at Style Group after a group of investors including Harold Tillman mounted a successful rescue bid for the troubled womenswear firm and hinted at a possible move into menswear.
Retail veteran Harold Tillman may have been frustrated in his attempt to win back the Jaeger brand he once owned, but reports suggest that he could lead a group of investors working on a rescue deal for Style Group.
The cosmetics brand has opened its first standalone store in the South East at Bluewater. The site recreates the look and feel of the company’s original photo studio in Los Angeles, where the beauty label was born.
The owner of Jacques Vert, Windsmoor, Precis and Dash is looking at options for its business as it faces ever-more-challenging conditions on the UK high street, despite a stronger product offer, according to reports.
A host of new retailers have signed up to open stores at Land Securities’ £440m Westgate shopping centre development in Oxford. The retailers announced include Mint Velvet, Smashbox, Gant, Guess, JD Sports and Trotters.