House of Fraser offered deal by Mike Ashley

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Struggling House of Fraser is understood to have been approached by Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley over a fresh investment deal.

The sports chain owns an 11.1% stake in House of Fraser, which last month detailed plans to close 31 of its 59 stores as part of a rescue deal.

According to Sky News,House of Fraser needs PS50m to prevent it collapsing.

But sources close to the department store chain have denied the chain’s survival is under threat.

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