Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Factory workers producing Lululemon apparel are reportedly being physically and verbally abused at a Bangladeshi factory. Young female factory workers told The Guardian how they struggled to survive on meagre wages and the regular threat of physical violence and  humiliation.

Lululemon factory workers reportedly abused at work

Factory workers producing Lululemon apparel are reportedly being physically and verbally abused at a Bangladeshi factory.
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Sports Direct calls for investigation into Nike & Adidas

Sports Direct has called for an investigation in Adidas and Nike after complaining about the retailers' dominance.
Nike to end supply agreements with indie retailers

Nike to end supply agreements with indie retailers

Nike is reportedly planning to end its supply agreements with independent retailers over the next two years.
TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh is the unlikely new face of Adidas' newest collection inspired by lawn-based activities. Aptly named The Adidas Gardening Club, the collection draws on outdoors-centric innovations and technologies to appeal to the masses.

Friday Fun One: Alan Titchmarsh stars in the Adidas Gardening Club

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh is the unlikely new face of Adidas' newest collection inspired by lawn-based activities.
Greaves Sports trading update

Greaves Sports profits down 3.6% as “trading remains tough”

Greaves Sports has recorded a drop in profits as "trading remains tough".
2500 jobs saved as Hays Travel buys 555 Thomas Cook high street stores

2500 jobs saved as Hays Travel buys 555 Thomas Cook high street stores

One of the UK's largest travel agencies has said it will save thousands of high street jobs at Thomas Cook.
Wyevale business comes to an end after it sells off last remaining stores to British Garden Centres (BGC)

Wyevale comes to an end after it sells off last remaining stores

Wyevale has confirmed that it has sold its remaining batch of stores, meaning the garden retailer's business has come to an end.
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Sweaty Betty turnover smashes £56m

Sweaty Betty has seen an 18 per cent year-on-year rise in turnover to £56.6 million for the year to December 31 2018.
JD Sports Footasylum CMA acquisition

JD Sports responds to CMA’s probe into £90m Footasylum acquisition

JD Sports has responded to the CMA and has insisted that its £90 million takeover of Footasylum will not be bad for shoppers
600 Thomas Cook high street stores shut down amid company collapse

600 Thomas Cook high street stores shut down amid company collapse

Around 600 of Thomas Cook's high street stores have shut down after the travel company collapsed this morning.

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