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.
With Frasers Group’s key commitment to “investing in high street retail” the company has appointed Anouska Kapur to its board as a non-executive director to further its commercial real estate ambitions.
Luxury lifestyle brand BALR is relaunching in Britain and Ireland this season and has appointed Start agency as its UK sales partner. The label launches in lHarvey Nichols, Selfridges, and the expanding Flannels chain.
UK property giant British Land has said it has received “encouraging interest” from potential “high-quality” replacements to fill the still-vacant former Debenhams site at its part-owned Meadowhall centre in Sheffield.
Big job. Big, big bonus. Michael Murray, who’s set to become chief executive of future-father-in-law Mike Ashley's Frasers Group, could be in line for a £100 million share windfall under a proposed pay package.