Retail & Consumer industry

Feb 4: Baugur seeks creditor protection

Baugur, the investment group with stakes in some of the British high street's best known names, on Wednesday applied for the Icelandic equivalent of administration, throwing into doubt the future ownership of chains such as House of Fraser, Hamleys, and fashion brands such as Jane Norman and All Saints. Tom Braithwaite, retail correspondent, talks to Daniel Garrahan about what might happen to Baugur's assets.