Monday, September 27, 2021

Mike Ashley strengthens grip on Sports Direct, taking over as CEO

Mike Ashley has taken over the chief executive position of Sports Direct after Dave Forsey stepped down from the helm yesterday. The retailer said...

Sports Direct caves in to pressure and announces independent review

Sports Direct has announced it would undergo an independent review of working practices and corporate governance in light of concerns raised by shareholders. Initially...
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Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley lashes out at unions & MPs

Mike Ashley has blamed unions and MPs for Sports Direct‘s long list of problems while simultaneously apologising for them. At yesterday‘s annual general meeting (AGM)...

Sports Direct rejects chairman Keith Hellawell’s resignation offer

Sports Direct has said Keith Hellawell would continue as chairman despite offering to resign – and also being pressured to quit by shareholders –...
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“Too little, too late”: Unions respond to Sport Direct pledges to improve

Two of the country‘s biggest unions have vowed to continue holding Sports Direct to account after the retailer pledged to improve working conditions for...

Evans Cycles CEO Nick Wilkinson leaves company

Nick Wilkinson has left his position as chief executive of Evans Cycles after the retailer‘s profits fell last year. Wilkinson – who had led...

Sports Direct CEO Mike Ashley braces for public AGM next week

Sports Direct chief executive Mike Ashley is bracing for a showdown with shareholders and unions next week when he opens the retailer's factory doors...

New Sports Direct, USC and Flannels megastore to open in Southport

Southport is set to get a brand new concept store which features Sports Direct, USC, Flannels and an Everlast Fitness Club all at the...

Leading shareholder group adds further pressure on Sports Direct CEO Mike Ashley

A leading shareholder group has joined the chorus of investors and unions calling for an independent review into Sports Direct, adding further pressure on...

Questions raised over Mike Ashley’s brother’s company used for Sports Direct deliveries

It has been revealed that Sports Direct uses Mike Ashley‘s elder brother's company to handle online orders, according to the Financial Times. Ashley‘s elder...

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AI is transforming your job, not terminating it

The 1984 sci-fi thriller The Terminator presented us with an epic battle between humankind and smart machines. For those who aren’t familiar with the...