House of Fraser boss Mike Ashley’s wish to keep open as many of the beleaguered department store chain’s branches as possible could come to nothing with reports that a raft of new closures are about to be announced.
Christmas spend could dip slightly in the West End this Christmas a new prediction shows but it also says that the challenging year has made it a buyers market that should tempt people away from their screens.
Selfridges is aiming to shake up the designer streetwear market with the opening of a new dedicated 'menswear' room that will welcome women too and also has a free skate bowl while acting as an events space.
The £10 million transformation of Bond Street’s streetscape has officially been completed while £50 million has also been invested on Bond Street in the past 18 months through store openings and refurbs.
Coast became the latest casualty of the tough UK fashion environment on Thursday with an administration filing, although large parts of the business were quickly bought out of administration by Karen Millen.