Thursday, January 21, 2021
Debenhams gift cards expire as Mike Ashley considers empty stores

JD Sports in exclusive talks with Debenhams over takeover

JD Sports reported to be in further discussions over a Debenhams acquisition. Executive chairman Peter Cowgill is believed to have his eye on Debenhams' website. News comes after Mike Ashley withdrew from list of bidders to acquire Debenhams.
Nike to increase dividend by 12% ahead of sales growth forecast

Nike to increase dividend by 12% ahead of sales growth forecast

Nike has revealed it plans a double-digit increase in its quarterly dividend as it forecasts a sales bounce due to the (...)
Lululemon announces first female CFO

Lululemon announces first female CFO

Lululemon has promoted its interim co-chief financial officer Meghan Frank to chief financial officer on a permanent basis (...)
Halfords recruiting 1,100 temporary jobs for Christmas

Halfords recruiting 1100 temporary jobs for Christmas

Halfords launches recruitment drive to meet rising demand for cycling. The bicycle and car part specialist looks to add 1,100 temporary staff for the festive period.
Sports Direct launches first ever Christmas advert

Sports Direct launches first ever Christmas advert

Sports Direct has unveiled its first ever Christmas advert, which showcases the Mike Ashley-owned retailer's new (...)
JD Sports said to be considering Debenhams deal

JD Sports granted data room access for Debenhams deal

JD Sports is still in the running for Debenhams. The retailer has reportedly gained access to "secure data room" in order to examine a bid. News comes days after Mike Ashley withdrew from the running after claims of being "excluded" from sales process.
Tribunal overturns CMA ban on JD Sports' £90m Footasylum takeover

Tribunal overturns CMA ban on JD Sports’ £90m Footasylum takeover

The CMA's decision to block JD Sport's £90 million takeover of Footasylum has been overturned by the (...)
Frasers Group confirms closure of English stores & M&S shuts clothing & home areas

Frasers Group confirms closure of English stores & M&S shuts clothing & home areas

Frasers Group has confirmed it will not open any stores in England while M&S has been forced to shut off half of its (...)
Sweaty Betty investment covid-19 pandemic

Sweaty Betty seeks investor to value company at £250m

Sweaty Betty is reportedly seeking further investment to benefit from the ongoing demand for athleisure during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Frasers Group to open “game changing” new store in Portsmouth

Frasers Group to open “game changing” new store in Portsmouth

Frasers Group opens first multi-brand store in Portsmouth. Launch comes one day after Flannels announces ambitious 17 store expansion plan.

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