Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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...

Mike Ashley to answer for employee abuse allegations

Sports Direct Founder and owner Mike Ashley will be ordered to appear before MPs. The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee has consistently attempted to have...

Trial continues for Sports Direct CEO

Defence attorneys for Sports Direct Chief Executive Dave Forsey have called the prosecution against him “null and void”. Forsey, a long-time employee and confidant...

Ashley happy for “all forms of media” to view Shirebrook business

Mike Ashley has renewed his invitation for MPs to visit his Shirebrook HQ and observe Sports Direct‘s business practices, and is happy for “all...

Beleaguered Sports Direct Chairman plans to stay on

The Chairman of Sports Direct has defied calls for him to step down, saying the retailer‘s problems with the City are largely cosmetic. Keith...

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‘Content is King,’ so they say. Yet it remains one of the most underestimated and forgotten parameters in the customer journey. Studies demonstrate that...