The figures from Debenhams are all the more surprising given the lacklustre performance of rivals Next and Marks & Spencer. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

There was some good news on Tuesday for Morrisons and Debenhams as both defied gloomy expectations by checking in with better-than-expected Christmas (...)

Retailer Sports Direct has warned on profits, blaming poor trading on unseasonal weather over the Christmas period.

Retailer Sports Direct has warned on profits, blaming poor trading on unseasonal weather over the Christmas period. It said it was no longer confiden(...)

Mike Ashley (left, with Joe Kinnear) own Newcastle United Football Club as well as Sports Direct International. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Mike Ashley, the billionaire founder of Britain’s biggest sporting goods retailer, is a man who’s used to getting his own way. But things haven’t be(...)

 Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley: will oversee  a review of conditions for his company’s thousands of agency warehouse workers. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Sports Direct, Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer, responded to critics of its employment practices on Friday with the launch of a review of condi(...)

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley is seen at St James’ Park in Newcastle. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Sports Direct, Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer, has responded to criticism of staff practices by launching a review of its agency workers’ terms(...)

Heatons was 50%-owned by Sports Direct, which then agreed to buy it outright.

A legal action by Irish shareholders in the Heatons retail stores arising out of an agreement to sell the shareholding to UK Sports Direct Internation(...)

Sports Direct is placing greater emphasis on brands that it owns, such as Kangol and Lonsdale, rather than the type of exclusive Nike and Adidas ranges that are proving so popular with customers of competitor JD Sports

Sports Direct International shares fell the most in more than four years after sales growth stagnated, raising concern that the retailer’s own brands (...)

Heatons has 44 stores in the Republic and a further 10 in Northern Ireland

Sports Direct, the listed sporting goods chain that owns 50 per cent of Irish department store Heatons, has said it has entered an agreement to buy th(...)

A sign is seen outside a Sports Direct International Plc store in London. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Sporting goods retailer Sports Direct said profits rose 21 per cent in the year to April 26th, as the company announced plans to cut its bonus sche(...)

Bank of Ireland was the standout stock on the Dublin market on Monday, according to one analyst. The bank’s shares  finished at 36 cent

European shares reversed early losses and closed up yesterday, with persistent concerns about Greece’s debt situation offset by optimism that a reshu(...)