Chris Wootton

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Sports Direct announced all its stores would remain closed after it faced a backlash to its earlier plan to keep them open despite a government order to shut all “non-essential shops”.  Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

Sports Direct announced all its stores would remain closed after it faced a backlash to its earlier plan to keep them open despite a government order (...)

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(...)

Debenhams said: “The board has been engaging with Sports Direct and our other stakeholders and is disappointed that Sports Direct has taken this action.” Photograph: Reuters

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley is attempting a coup at Debenhams to appoint himself to the board in an executive role and oust nearly all the other di(...)