Tag : Sports Direct
The top 10 stories of 2019Subscription
2019 has been a tough year for fashion brands and retailers, which is reflected in the rather dismal tone of many of this year’s top 10 most-read online stories.
Luxury retailer Flannels has opened its biggest store yet in a former House of Fraser store on Belfast’s Victoria Square.
Sports Direct will decide on the closure of loss-making House of Fraser stores within “months” if the government fails to change the current business rates system, CEO Mike Ashley has said.
Sports Direct revenues riseSubscription
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct International has reported rising revenue and profits as the retail group reaps the rewards of acquisitions, a strong performance in its premium lifestyle division and the sale of its Shirebrook distribution centre.
Drapers investigates the dominance of Nike and Adidas in the sportswear industry as they both shift toward direct-to-consumer strategies.
Mike Ashley is to close the Milton Keynes House of Fraser store, blaming Harrods for the expected 172 job losses.
Sports Direct offers up Lillywhites London leaseSubscription
Sports Direct could be on the cusp of ditching its Lillywhites store on London’s Piccadilly Circus, having reportedly put its lease on the market.
Sports Direct's Ashley settles US legal disputeSubscription
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has settled a US legal dispute, days after he was called to give evidence under international law.
Sports Direct to rebrand as FrasersSubscription
Sports Direct International plc is set to rebrand as Frasers Group to reflect its “changing profile” and “elevation strategy”.
The industry is calling for government support as scores of retailers across the UK cut head office roles in a bid to reduce costs and combat tough trading conditions.