Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Game Sports direct

Game agrees to £52m Sports Direct takeover

Game has given Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct the green light for a £52 million takeover.
Harry Potter

One Harry Potter toy sold every 5 minutes

New research has shown that one Harry Potter toy is sold every five minutes in the UK, with retailers Lego, Smyths Toys..
Games Workshop

Games Workshop shares rise as staff receive over £5m bonuses

Games Workshop has seen its shares climb five per cent after paying over £5 million in bonuses to staff.
Mike Ashley Game

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct places final £51.9m bid on Game

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has placed a £51.9 million bid for Game, after increasing its stake in the gaming retailer by up to..
Hamleys India

India’s richest man is the new owner of Hamleys

The richest man in India is now the new owner of Hamleys after his company acquired the retailer in a £70 million deal.
Waterstones pay

Waterstones reports gender pay gap amid wages controversy

Waterstones has unveiled its gender pay gap amid a row over whether to increase wages for shop floor staff.
Gear4Music profit warning

Gear4Music posts 2nd profit warning despite sales uptick

Gear4Music has issued a second profit warning for the year despite an uptick in sales amid its full-year results.
Waterstones pay wage

Waterstones boss says retailer “frankly not profitable enough” to raise wages

Waterstones managing director James Daunt has said the retailer was "frankly not profitable enough" to increase wages.
The Entertainer profit

The Entertainer records 31% surge in profit

The Entertainer has posted double-digit growth in profit, sales and like-for-likes as it continues to expand its store estate.
Game interim

Game interim profits surge but sales decline

Game Digital posted mixed results in its first half, with profits surging amid a decline in sales.

Feature Resource

A Day in the Life of an Effective Store Manager

Scheduling, finding fill-ins for last-minute shift changes, and distributing corporate memos. Store managers are forced to squander at least 25% of their time on...