Sports Direct

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Zero-hour contracts: are they fair and why the controversy?

Fri 6 Jun, AT 09:02

The Queen's Speech included plans to reform zero-hour contracts, which affect about 1.4 million people

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Sales up for Sports Direct as it prepares to join FTSE 100

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Thu 12 Sep, AT 12:09

Sports retailer's big turnaround: profits are up by 23% from last year and share prices are on the rise

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90 per cent of Sports Direct staff are on zero-hour contracts

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Mon 29 Jul, AT 11:04

After paying out £135m in shares to staff, it is revealed most workers have few employment rights

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Sports Direct staff get £70,000 each in profits bonus

Fri 19 Jul, AT 10:40

'It's better than working in the City,' says one staffer as even lowest paid shop assistants enjoy bonanza

Carphone Warehouse sells flagship Oxford Street store

Tue 9 Jul, AT 12:54

G-Star Raw’s purchase is latest in growing trend of overseas demand for property in West End

Shopping; high street; economy; recession

One in five high street shops 'to close by 2018'

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Wed 29 May, AT 09:46

Report predicts retail crisis as stores face onslaught from online shopping

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Sports Direct staff handed £50k bonus

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Thu 25 Apr, AT 10:39

Around 2,000 staff to receive £100m of shares

HMV saved from closure by £50m rescue deal with Hilco

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Fri 5 Apr, AT 10:47

Plan to save stricken music chain, backed by entertainment industry, could save 2,500 jobs

Republic bought by Sports Direct with 2,100 jobs saved

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Fri 1 Mar, AT 08:39

Budget fashion chain's future secured after being purchased by Mike Ashley-owned firm

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Sports Direct bucks high street trend with soaring profits

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Fri 22 Feb, AT 10:29

Mike Ashley's chain builds on success it enjoyed during the London Olympics