Nick Bubb

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Dave Lewis: departure is a surprise. Photograph: Reuters

Low-profile Cork accountant, Ken Murphy, has been thrust into the spotlight after he was named as next-in-line for one of the biggest jobs in European(...)

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’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(...)

With sales of £3.4 billion, Sports Direct is king of its castle in sports retailing in Britain.

The hard-headed billionaire, Sports Direct retailer Mike Ashley, has for years been a pantomime villain of Britain’s financial press. But over the la(...)

Michael Wolff’s book ‘Fire And Fury’ is ‘a phenomenal seller’ for Waterstones. Photograph: Reuters

Waterstones has reported an 80 per cent jump in annual profits, with the bookseller predicting an even brighter future just six years after the rise o(...)

Clothing retailer Next said a bigger than usual end-of-season sale in July, as well as stronger trading a year earlier, had affected its performance in August and September.

Clothing retailer Next has lowered its annual sales forecast, following a tough third quarter when the retailer struggled to sell full-price clothing.(...)

Clothes are displayed on hangers in an M&S shop in northwest London.

John Dixon, the head of Marks & Spencer’s non-food division, has quit Britain’s biggest clothing retailer to become chief executive of another co(...)

 John Lewis on Oxford Street,  London. Retail analyst Nick Bubb is forecasting an 8 per cent fall in pre-exceptional profits to around £350 million, reflecting a 20 per cent slump in operating profits at Waitrose.

The payouts that give bonuses a good name will be revealed Thursday morning, when the John Lewis Partnership announces its annual results.To the usual(...)

Shares in high-street retailer Next fell by as much as 5.6%. Photograph: Reuters

British retailer Next warned yesterday it will have to lower profit forecasts if unusually warm autumn weather continues and shoppers don’t buy winter(...)

Tesco’s chief executive Philip Clarke  is facing a fresh blow amid reports the group’s finance chief is poised to depart ahead of annual results in less than two weeks. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Tesco’s under-pressure boss Philip Clarke is facing a fresh blow amid reports the group’s finance chief is poised to depart ahead of annual res(...)

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