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ScS operates its own dedicated website for House of Fraser
House of Fraser has cancelled online orders and temporarily mothballed its website but ScS — its furniture concession partner — says online sofa, furniture and carpet sales are unaffected.

 

ScS runs furniture concessions inside around half of House of Fraser's stores but operates the online part of the business separate from House of Fraser's principal website, on its own web platform with a unique URL.


Aside from negative publicity surrounding the House of Fraser sale, that has left it unaffected by the retailer's ongoing dispute with XPO Logistics, the delivery company owed more than £30 million by the department store chain.

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House of Fraser's dispute with XPO has led to problems with the department store being able to fulfil online orders as the logistics provider has refused to carry out deliveries until an agreement with Sports Direct has been made. House of Fraser has, for now, stopped taking orders and cancelled and refunded customers for yet-to-be delivered goods.


XPO is among a series of creditors owed seven and eight-figure sums by House of Fraser following its £90 million prepack sale to Sports Direct on August 10.


ScS itself is among those owed cash, with the figure outstanding rising to £1.6 million at the time the prepack was agreed. The sum, outlined in a report to creditors by Ernst & Young (EY), compares with about £1.3 million owing to the UK's second largest sofa retailer at the time House of Fraser agreed its now-abandoned Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) back in June.