House of Fraser website offline amid reported delivery 'wrangle'

19 August, 2018, 10:42 | Author: Regina Silva
  • House of Fraser website offline amid reported delivery 'wrangle'

Customers visiting www.houseoffraser.co.uk are presented with a maintenance page stating the retailer is "currently working hard to make some improvements to the website" and are directed to its various social media channels.

The department store chain apologised after it scrapped all orders that had not already been sent to customers.

Sports Direct is adamant however that it will not honour debts owed to supplier from before last Friday, when it assumed ownership of the business.

Outlining the company's decline, EY said House of Fraser took several steps to try to address the issues, securing a £50 million injection of capital in March.

Sports Direct paid £90mln in cash to acquire "all of the United Kingdom stores of House of Fraser, the House of Fraser brand and all of the stock in the business" from accountancy firm E&Y acting as administrators.

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham boss frustrated at fringe players
Theo Walcott opened the scoring against his boyhood club afrer 15 minutes following a well-worked free-kick. Alex Iwobi nabbed Arsenal's equaliser with a clinical effort in the 44th minute.


Netflix Cancels The Break with Michelle Wolf, Joel McHale Show
Donald Trump did not attend the dinner and he, alongside many others, were also targeted by Wolf. "Abortion - I salute you!" Netflix reportedly cancelled comedian Michelle Wolf's show after only three months on the streaming service.


Priyanka Chopra snapped with 'engagement ring'?
It was previously reported that Jonas shut down a Tiffany and Co. store to buy the ring, before popping the question in London. Jonas and Chopra met when they attended the Met Gala previous year as friends and stayed in touch afterwards.


Sports Direct has cancelled all of House of Fraser's online orders after a dispute with its new department store arm's warehouse operator, while some fashion suppliers have removed stock as payment wrangles continue.

In a tweet on Thursday, House of Fraser revealed that it would refund thousands of online customers potentially millions of pounds, after cancelling orders after a wave of complaints from shoppers who had not received goods bought.

"They are owed a great deal of money and are threatening to leave stores unless he pays a significant portion of it over the next few days". According to the BBC, warehouse operator XPO Logistics is owed GBP30m (US$38.2m) and stopped processing orders last week because of the dispute.

The broadcaster quotes one Twitter user who wrote: "Absolutely disgraceful". Yes a week ago for my daughters birthday.

Sports Direct chief executive Ashley said at the time: "We will do our best to keep as many stores open as possible".

Recommended:

  • Lombok: magnitude-6.3 natural disaster  rocks Indonesian island

    Lombok: magnitude-6.3 natural disaster rocks Indonesian island

    Its epicentre is 167 miles (270km) east of Levuka in Fiji and 275 miles (443km) west of Neiafu in Tonga. Geophysicist Jana Pursley from the USGS said: "I would not expect any damage".

    Mark Lawrenson makes Arsenal admission ahead of Chelsea FC clash

    I don't know, now, what can happen but my feeling is that we can be a very good team. "In this moment, he has to work". I'm not sure, it's nothing serious but he has a very unusual injury. 'I think we lost completely the distances.
    Tom Brady, Nick Foles finally connect after missed Super Bowl handshake

    Tom Brady, Nick Foles finally connect after missed Super Bowl handshake

    After forcing a quick three and out, the Patriots' offense and Tom Brady took the field and set the tone for the rest of the game. But, I have a lot of respect for Nick and Carson (Wentz ), all those quarterbacks, and that team and the way they played.
  • Scientists have discovered a piece of amber is an amazing ancient creature

    Scientists have discovered a piece of amber is an amazing ancient creature

    Amazingly preserved remains of a 99-million-year-old beetle that crawled alongside T-Rex has been found in amber (pictured). Indeed, when Cai and colleagues examined the fossil more closely under a microscope, they discovered tiny pollen grains.
    Two emergency warnings for NSW bushfires

    Two emergency warnings for NSW bushfires

    That contingent is helping to co-ordinate responses to huge blazes that continue to burn in California and other USA states. Four firefighters have been injured while battling a blaze on NSW's mid north coast after their tanker rolled over.
    Ford's 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts

    Ford's 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet Debuts

    Besides the unique engine , the Cobra Jet has two-way coil-over shocks, an adjustable ride height and a solid 9-inch rear end. Fifty years ago Ford struck out at the NHRA Super Stock competition with its prepped Mustang Cobra Jet racer.
  • Real Madrid Complain To FIFA Over Inter's Alleged Modric Approach

    Real Madrid Complain To FIFA Over Inter's Alleged Modric Approach

    Inter Milan signing Sime Vrsaljko says he hasn't spoken to Croatian teammate Luka Modric after his transfer plans. Modric has won 14 trophies, including four Champions Leagues, since joining Madrid from Tottenham in 2012.
    Apple Planning to Launch 'Entry-Level' MacBook, AirPower Charger in September

    Apple Planning to Launch 'Entry-Level' MacBook, AirPower Charger in September

    So, like we said, it's doubtful Apple is going to shove another product into the mix and still keep the event to +/- two hours. DigiTimes also says that the new 13-inch MacBook will feature Intel CPUs built with the company's 14nm Kaby Lake process.
    Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid will win again

    Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid will win again

    It was Madrid's first defeat in an worldwide final since 2000 as doubts emerged regarding the state of the team following Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus .
  • More Than 3 Million PlayStation VR Headsets Have Now Been Sold

    The first "Unearthing Mars", from 2017, was her company's first PS VR title, she noted in a separate PlayStation Blog post . Along with the 3 million headsets sold, Sony has also moved 21.9 million PS VR games and experiences.
    Mauricio Pochettino anticipating players leaving Tottenham before European deadline

    Mauricio Pochettino anticipating players leaving Tottenham before European deadline

    If it doesn't happen, we must keep going, take our time, stay calm and, in some way, find a solution for a completely new team. A refund has been offered to fans for the Liverpool and Cardiff matches, but Pochettino understands the fans' frustration.
    Maryland interim coach Canada: Health, safety are 'primary focus'

    Maryland interim coach Canada: Health, safety are 'primary focus'

    On Friday, ESPN released a report that detailed a "toxic culture" at Maryland with in charge. He wouldn't have stopped, ' his mother, Tonya Wilson, trying to hold back tears said.


Popular

Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea
In the second half, we had less moments in the match and we conceded more chances for Chelsea to score the third goal. Arsenal should have put the game to bed before the break, and they were left ruing their chances in the end.

MPs call for vaping rules to be relaxed
In a report, it is claimed that e-cigarettes are overlooked as an aid to stop smoking and should be made available on the NHS. Vaping shouldn't be treated the same as conventional smoking as it's less harmful and could help people quit, MPs have said.

Measles on the rise nationally, 2 cases found in DC area
The health department urges anyone experiencing symptoms of measles to see their health care provider and report suspected cases. While the disease is treatable, the CDC said , one or two out of every 1,000 children who get measles die from complications .

Wallabies suffer Thor-sized Bledisloe blow
The 22-year-old they call the "Tongan Thor' has emerged as a significant contributor off the bench for the Wallabies ". Ainsley, born in Cromwell and schooled at Otago Boys' High School, plays his Super Rugby for the Melbourne Rebels.

Vladimir Putin dances with Austria's pro-Moscow foreign minister at her wedding
Michel Reimon, an Austrian Green member of the European parliament (MEP) called on Kneissl to resign from her post. Other topics on the pair's agenda are Iran, human rights and "other bilateral issues", Ms Merkel said.

Arsenal players must pass ball to Mesut Özil more, says Unai Emery
But we will start off with the bare form figures, starting with Chelsea's recent home League results... After the loss, Emery said he was happy with the 36-year-old's performance.

Godin: I rejected Manchester United transfer for personal reasons
United were willing to pay the 32-year-old's €25million buyout clause, but the Uruguay global turned down their advances. Godin also distanced himself from reports of his contract extension, "I have not extended my contract".

US Judge blocks GTA Online modding programs
He added that the programs could damage the company's sales and reputation as people could be discouraged from buying its games. Take-Two further stated it will continue to pursue legal action to protect its multiplayer community, according to Reuters .

Trump cancels plans for military parade
The festivities would honor USA military veterans and commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. He's been planning a enormous parade in D.C., reportedly ever since he spent Bastille Day in France past year .

Girls Allegedly Killed by Dad May Have Been Strangled
The three had gone missing on Monday. "You do so much every day for all of us and you come home and play and read to them". An unidentified friend told CNN affiliate KDVR that she dropped off Shanann Watts at home about 2 a.m.