Sports Direct to create 'Harrods of the North' with Glasgow department store
They are hoping to ‘further elevate and enhance’ the ‘iconic department store’ in a huge revamp, driven by the House of Fraser brand, bought by Sports Direct after collapsing into administration in August. Sports Direct has spent £95 million on the 350,000sq ft store and the move will save 800 jobs. Susan Aitken, leader of Glasgow City Council, said: ‘A major investment on this kind of scale is a clear vote of confidence in Glasgow, and credit must also go to hundreds of Frasers staff who are absolutely integral to the business’s success and its enduring popularity with city shoppers. Share this with Share this article via emailCreated with Sketch.Share this article via messengerShare this article via smsShare this article via flipboard More trending stories »More videos »More videos ».