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Mike Ashley likes a flutter in both his private and professional life, which has frequently worked in his favour. But Sports Direct’s profits took a £85.4m hit on its near-30% Debenhams stake over the year. We discuss whether it’s time for Ashley to quit gambling.
Primark stores boss Peter Franks is leaving the fashion retailer after a decade to join The Hoxton hotel group.
M&S chairman Archie Norman warned that the business does not have a “God-given right to exist”. How can M&S prove its worth?
Amazon is offering support to would-be entrepreneurs to help them develop delivery businesses that will fulfil the retailer’s growing parcel volumes.
Retailers need to create more flexible conditions for working mothers to stop losing talented employees, sector leaders have warned.
Every year that I put together the Retail Week Power List, I wait for the accusations of sexism. “Where are all the women?” come the cries. I agree: where are all the women?
Dixons Carphone has admitted to a huge customer data breach, which was only revealed this week. We discuss the impact of the hacking attempt and how the firm is managing this PR crisis.
On this week’s episode of The Retail Week, the team discuss the positive results from B&M and Mountain Warehouse and ask, has the death of the store been overhyped?
As Bunnings calls time on its disastrous attempt to crack the UK, we look at other international retailers that failed to make waves in Blighty.
Tesco decided to ditch its Direct business after it saw “no route to profitability”. Why couldn’t the UK’s largest retailer make money online?