Sports Direct

Debenhams set for administration
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Debenhams set for administration

Retailer’s biggest shareholder, Mike Ashley, embroiled in bitter battle for control with its board
9 Apr 2019
House of Fraser cancels all online orders and goes offline
House of Fraser on Oxford Street last Christmas
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House of Fraser cancels all online orders and goes offline

Retailer acts on complaints as dispute with warehouse operator holds up deliveries
17 Aug 2018
Sports Direct under fire for 'Welsh ban'
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Sports Direct under fire for 'Welsh ban'

Retailer apologises for memo telling Bangor staff to speak in English only
7 Aug 2017
Sports Direct shares surge despite profit plunge
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Sports Direct shares surge despite profit plunge

Investors give thumbs-up to plans to upgrade stores and appoint permanent finance chief
20 Jul 2017
Mike Ashley feels the force of Star Wars fans
Mike Ashley
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Mike Ashley feels the force of Star Wars fans

Confusing Obi-Wan Kenobi with Darth Vadar leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to the Dark Side - of Twitter
6 Jul 2017
Mike Ashley in court over £15m boozy pub 'banter'
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Mike Ashley in court over £15m boozy pub 'banter'

Court told Sports Direct founder vomited into fireplace after drinking game
4 Jul 2017
HMV saved from closure by £50m rescue deal with Hilco
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HMV saved from closure by £50m rescue deal with Hilco

Plan to save stricken music chain, backed by entertainment industry, could save 2,500 jobs
5 Apr 2013

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