Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mike Ashley eyes up collapsed US sporting retailer

Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has continued to express his interest in US retail as he is reportedly in talks to buy a significant...

Halfords bike sales hit by “weaker market conditions”

Halfords has reported that its full year pre-tax profit edged up by 0.5% to £81.5m following increased sales in its retail and Autocentre divisions....

Rangers launch legal action against Ashley

Rangers FC has launched legal proceedings against Mike Ashley and several former Rangers executives. In the latest battle in the war between Rangers Chairman...

Dave King fights Mike Ashley over Rangers Retail

Problems continue to mount up for Mike Ashley as Rangers FC announced its refusal to wear his new strip in the Scottish Cup Final....

Halfords sales go up a gear

Halfords sustained its positive growth this quarter with bike and motoring sales rising out of last year‘s rough patch. In the 11 weeks to...

Mike Ashley ordered to hand over private texts

In the latest update from the Sports Direct saga, founder Mike Ashley has been ordered to hand over private text messages to lawyers on...

Sports Direct raises stake in Findel

Sports Direct has increased its stake in Findel to 29.79%, a figure just below the threshold necessary to make a bid for the online...

Sports Direct boss warns of “trouble”

Mike Ashley has warned of further losses at Sports Direct. The Sports Direct owner and founder refused his parliamentary summons, issued by the Business,...

Ashley refuses to face “showboating” MPs in parliament

Mike Ashley has refused his summons to parliament, accusing the MPs that have been investigating Sports Direct of ‘showboating‘. Following an investigation by The...

Local MPs refuse Ashley his chance to “avoid public scrutiny”

Things continue to deteriorate for Mike Ashley as local MPs threaten to pull out of their scheduled Shirebrook visit unless the billionaire agrees to...

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Your guide to thriving in the Amazon era

Surviving the Amazon Effect Amazon’s move into the business-to-business market is having a profound impact on many manufacturers and wholesale distributors—even those that do not...