Monday, October 25, 2021

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 –...
Sports Direct working conditions

“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...

JD Sports eyes possible takeover of Go Outdoors

JD Sports is reportedly considering an acquisition of competitors Go Outdoors as the retailer continues its ambitious growth plans. According to Sky News, JD...

Rio and Retail: How the Olympics has affected online sales

The London 2012 Olympics definitely had a large effect on the UK‘s economy, with billions of pounds worth of investment in infrastructure and an...

Sports Direct pledges to review its board members

Embattled sportswear retailer Sports Direct has promised to hold an external review into its board of directors. Last week it was reported that shareholders were...

Feature Resource

Why leading retailers prioritize Pricing Fluency

The secret to a 2-4% profit lift over competitors Driving an agile, forward-looking pricing organization in the age of uncertainty requires Pricing Fluency. But what is...