Tag : Sports Direct
Four forces redefining the high streetSubscription
As the retail industry returns from its collective summer holidays and looks ahead to the autumn season, Drapers recaps how the high street has changed so far this year
Sports Direct eyes smaller auditorSubscription
Sports Direct is reportedly holding talks with MHA Macintyre Hudson to become the retailer’s auditor.
'Terminal' HoF extends administration periodSubscription
House of Fraser has extended its administration for a further 12 months, just weeks after owner Sports Direct Group branded problems at the department store as “nothing short of terminal in nature”.
Sports Direct shutters Jack Wills storesSubscription
Sports Direct has closed eight Jack Wills stores, and more are closures likely if it cannot achieve lower rents across the remaining portfolio.
Sports Direct auditor Grant Thornton resigns Subscription
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has announced that Grant Thornton has decided not to seek reappointment as the company’s auditor.
Jack Wills’ new owner, Sports Direct, is asking landlords to accept rent-free tenancy agreements across some of its worst-performing stores, Drapers can reveal.
Sports Direct seeks Jack Wills rent cutsSubscription
Jack Wills’ new owner, Sports Direct, is reported to be negotiating with landlords to slash rents across its 100-store portfolio.
This week Drapers celebrates an incredible 132 years. Looking back at the industry over that time there have been huge changes and challenges to overcome but there has also been plenty to celebrate.
Questions over Ashley’s strategy with Jack Wills Subscription
Industry insiders have questioned Mike Ashley’s long-term strategy as he continues to “irrationally hoover up the high street”.
Sports Direct frontrunner for Jack Wills sale Subscription
The private equity owner of Jack Wills, BlueGem, is reportedly close to agreeing a sale of the business to Sports Direct’s Mike Ashley.