ScS has confirmed that its next store opening will be in Bromborough, Wirral, on 26th December.

ScS chairman Alan Smith has prepared the following statement for todays AGM: "The board is pleased to report that ScS Group continues to trade in line with expectations and has had a good start to the current financial year. Like-for-like order intake (including House of Fraser) has progressed as expected, and, for the 16 weeks ended 14th November 2015, is up 7.9%, a pleasing performance against particularly strong comparatives during autumn.

"We continue to look forward to the year ahead and beyond with confidence. A further update will be provided at the time of the pre-close statement which will be made in February 2016."