Debenhams is the latest retailer to go down
The group fell into administration this week, marking another setback for Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley. Matthew Partridge reports.
Drama at Debenhams
The outlook at department store group Debenhams is dismal, while Mike Ashley, who owns 30% of it, has been putting his oar in. Matthew Partridge repor…
Debenhams calls in the company doctors
Early this week, the group seemed at death’s door. The prognosis is not quite that bad – but it’s not good news either. Alice Gråhns reports.
Is the department store doomed? Don’t count on it
Department stores, including House of Fraser, Debenhams and others, are in trouble. But history shows this retail format has the capacity to reinvent …
Little cheer on the high street
Profit warnings from Debenhams and Mothercare are more evidence that traditional retailers are fighting a losing battle against nimbler online competi…