Sports Direct

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For the year to the end of January, Jack Wills made an operating loss of £14.23 million

Sports Direct has won the bidding war for Jack Wills, adding yet another brand to Mike Ashley’s high street empire. Advisers at KPMG said Jack Wills(...)

The firm made the decision to resign after Sports Direct informed it of the tax bill just hours before Grant Thornton was due to sign off on the company’s annual results

Grant Thornton, the auditor of Sports Direct International, has told UK regulators it intends to quit its role following concerns over the disclosure(...)

Sports Direct chief executive Mike Ashley: delay in publishing results is latest in long list of missteps that have severely tested the retailer’s relationship with investors. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Sports Direct, the British sporting goods retailer controlled by Mike Ashley, said it may have erred in buying House of Fraser last year after problem(...)

Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Sports Direct, the sporting goods retailer controlled by Mike Ashley, tested investors patience on Friday, issuing three statements saying it was stil(...)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has expanded his empire with a flurry of deals, from House of Fraser and a disastrous investment in Debenhams to Evans Cycles, Sofa.com and Game Digital. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

It’s hard to shake off the feeling that Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct empire is finally careering out of control, derailed by a bewildering stream of il(...)

Sports Direct’s core chain has been a relatively resilient performer in recent years compared with a string of British retailers who have collapsed. Photograph: Reuters

Retailer Sports Direct has delayed publishing its annual results, warning that problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increas(...)

Debenhams says it has undertaken “constructive discussions” with M&G and that both parties have “resolved their concerns” surrounding a company voluntary arrangement. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Debenhams has called for Mike Ashley to drop a challenge to its store closures and rent reductions, after property firm M&G withdrew from a simila(...)

Aryzta chairman Gary McGann  during the company’s last annual shareholder meeting. The food group was the best performer on the Iseq on Wednesday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

European stock markets crept higher on Wednesday as defensive shares gained ground, but rising tensions between Italy and the European Commission over(...)

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Sports Direct, the sportswear retailer owned by billionaire Mike Ashley, confirmed the sale of the freehold to its Shirebrook logistics centre to Kwas(...)

The SportsDirect premises on North Earl Street, Dublin 1, which was previously Boyers department store

UK-listed retailer Sports Direct is understood to have quietly sold its flagship premises on Dublin’s North Earl Street for about €20 million.The off-(...)

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