Frasers Group calls for inquiry into Peacocks deal


The Mike Ashley-led Frasers Group has called on MPs to launch an inquiry into the handling of the sale of fashion chain Peacocks to a group backed by former owner Philip Day.

Ashley, who owns Sports Direct and House of Fraser, failed in his attempt to buy the ailing fashion brand out of administration after former owner Day backed a management-led deal to keep the retailer afloat. 

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