House of Fraser opens overseas

House of Fraser announced yesterday that it will this weekend open its first department store outside of Britain in the Middle East. The privately-owned group, which has 61 stores in the UK, said it will launch its first international flagship in the World Trade Centre Mall in Abu Dhabi. The 100,000 square foot store will be spread over four floors of the shopping centre and will be run by House of Fraser’s franchise partner Retail Arabia International.