House of Fraser leaves rival Next licking its wounds after posting a healthy 2.7% sales rise over Christmas
A Black Friday online boost helped lift sales over the festive period at department store chain House of Fraser.
The retailer, which has 59 stores across the UK and Ireland, posted sales up 2.7 per cent over the six weeks to the end of December after a 'very strong' online performance across its six-day Black Friday event in November.
Website trade accounted for 41 per cent of Black Friday sales, while the group also saw record trading over the key two weeks to New Year's Eve.
Its sales rise marks a rapid turnaround for the group after it warned over high street conditions in September,... read more
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