Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Sports Direct International Plc https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Sports Direct International Plc RSS feed en Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:00:45 +0000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) Goals Soccer asks SFO to investigate fraud, "too late" says Ashley https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905804/goals-soccer-asks-sfo-to-investigate-fraud--too-late--says-ashley-905804.html Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:31:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905804/goals-soccer-asks-sfo-to-investigate-fraud--too-late--says-ashley-905804.html Sports Direct drops Goals bid, Ashley accused bosses of “skulduggery” https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905411/sports-direct-drops-goals-bid-ashley-accused-bosses-of-skulduggery-905411.html Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/905411/sports-direct-drops-goals-bid-ashley-accused-bosses-of-skulduggery-905411.html Sports Direct bemoans “false sense of job insecurity” for HoF workers https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/904266/sports-direct-bemoans-false-sense-of-job-insecurity-for-hof-workers-904266.html Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/904266/sports-direct-bemoans-false-sense-of-job-insecurity-for-hof-workers-904266.html Sports Direct confirms 5p per share approach to Goals Soccer Centres https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/903216/sports-direct-confirms-5p-per-share-approach-to-goals-soccer-centres-903216.html Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/903216/sports-direct-confirms-5p-per-share-approach-to-goals-soccer-centres-903216.html Sports Direct's shareholders vote in large numbers against Mike Ashley's re-election as a director https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/902517/sports-direct-s-shareholders-vote-in-large-numbers-against-mike-ashley-s-re-election-as-a-director-902517.html Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/902517/sports-direct-s-shareholders-vote-in-large-numbers-against-mike-ashley-s-re-election-as-a-director-902517.html Sports Direct lodges takeover bid for Links of London https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/902318/sports-direct-lodges-takeover-bid-for-links-of-london-902318.html Mon, 09 Sep 2019 14:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/902318/sports-direct-lodges-takeover-bid-for-links-of-london-902318.html Sports Direct investors urged to vote against Mike Ashley’s re-election at September AGM https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901532/sports-direct-investors-urged-to-vote-against-mike-ashleys-re-election-at-september-agm-901532.html Tue, 27 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901532/sports-direct-investors-urged-to-vote-against-mike-ashleys-re-election-at-september-agm-901532.html Sports Direct’s auditor fiasco is pushing UK company law into uncharted waters https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901243/sports-directs-auditor-fiasco-is-pushing-uk-company-law-into-uncharted-waters-901243.html Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:43:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/901243/sports-directs-auditor-fiasco-is-pushing-uk-company-law-into-uncharted-waters-901243.html Sports Direct left in the lurch as long-serving auditor quits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/900732/sports-direct-left-in-the-lurch-as-long-serving-auditor-quits-900732.html Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/900732/sports-direct-left-in-the-lurch-as-long-serving-auditor-quits-900732.html Sports Direct continues takeover of UK high street, with £12.75mln cash purchase of clothing retailer Jack Wills https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/900141/sports-direct-continues-takeover-of-uk-high-street-with-1275mln-cash-purchase-of-clothing-retailer-jack-wills-900141.html Mon, 05 Aug 2019 17:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/900141/sports-direct-continues-takeover-of-uk-high-street-with-1275mln-cash-purchase-of-clothing-retailer-jack-wills-900141.html Sports Direct reports "horror show" results; investors spooked by Belgian tax bill and House of Fraser warning https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/224592/sports-direct-reports--horror-show--results-investors-spooked-by-belgian-tax-bill-and-house-of-fraser-warning-224592.html Fri, 26 Jul 2019 20:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/224592/sports-direct-reports--horror-show--results-investors-spooked-by-belgian-tax-bill-and-house-of-fraser-warning-224592.html Sports Direct warns profit drop could be bigger than feared as it delays annual results by up to five weeks https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223880/sports-direct-warns-profit-drop-could-be-bigger-than-feared-as-it-delays-annual-results-by-up-to-five-weeks-223880.html Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223880/sports-direct-warns-profit-drop-could-be-bigger-than-feared-as-it-delays-annual-results-by-up-to-five-weeks-223880.html Sports Direct secures over 50% of shares in takeover of GAME Digital https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223595/sports-direct-secures-over-50-of-shares-in-takeover-of-game-digital-223595.html Tue, 09 Jul 2019 11:28:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/223595/sports-direct-secures-over-50-of-shares-in-takeover-of-game-digital-223595.html Sports Direct launches £52mln takeover offer for GAME Digital https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221566/sports-direct-launches-52mln-takeover-offer-for-game-digital-221566.html Wed, 05 Jun 2019 13:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/221566/sports-direct-launches-52mln-takeover-offer-for-game-digital-221566.html Sports Direct sells 'gulag' Shirebrook warehouse for £120mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/220535/sports-direct-sells--gulag--shirebrook-warehouse-for-120mln-220535.html Tue, 28 May 2019 09:18:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/220535/sports-direct-sells--gulag--shirebrook-warehouse-for-120mln-220535.html Sports Direct faces probe from regulators over Debenhams bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/219647/sports-direct-faces-probe-from-regulators-over-debenhams-bid-219647.html Fri, 03 May 2019 07:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/219647/sports-direct-faces-probe-from-regulators-over-debenhams-bid-219647.html Sports Direct fires another broadside at Debenhams’ board as it launches a new share buyback https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218419/sports-direct-fires-another-broadside-at-debenhams-board-as-it-launches-a-new-share-buyback-218419.html Thu, 11 Apr 2019 11:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218419/sports-direct-fires-another-broadside-at-debenhams-board-as-it-launches-a-new-share-buyback-218419.html Debenhams rejects £150mln lifeline from Mike Ashley's Sports Direct https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218120/debenhams-rejects-150mln-lifeline-from-mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-218120.html Mon, 08 Apr 2019 14:49:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/218120/debenhams-rejects-150mln-lifeline-from-mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-218120.html Sports Direct's Mike Ashley accelerates calls to become Debenhams boss after receiving ultimatum https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217621/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-accelerates-calls-to-become-debenhams-boss-after-receiving-ultimatum-217621.html Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217621/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-accelerates-calls-to-become-debenhams-boss-after-receiving-ultimatum-217621.html Does Sports Direct's Mike Ashley only buy crap companies? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217344/does-sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-only-buy-crap-companies-217344.html Wed, 27 Mar 2019 14:20:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217344/does-sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-only-buy-crap-companies-217344.html Mike Ashley sets out terms and conditions of possible £61mln cash offer for Debenhams https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217297/mike-ashley-sets-out-terms-and-conditions-of-possible-61mln-cash-offer-for-debenhams-217297.html Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:20:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217297/mike-ashley-sets-out-terms-and-conditions-of-possible-61mln-cash-offer-for-debenhams-217297.html Mike Ashley's Sports Direct urges Debenhams to reconsider £100mln offer to buy Danish business https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217085/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-urges-debenhams-to-reconsider-100mln-offer-to-buy-danish-business-217085.html Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:34:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/217085/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-urges-debenhams-to-reconsider-100mln-offer-to-buy-danish-business-217085.html Sports Direct makes £140mln bid for online discount retailer Findel https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215716/sports-direct-makes-140mln-bid-for-online-discount-retailer-findel-215716.html Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:49:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/215716/sports-direct-makes-140mln-bid-for-online-discount-retailer-findel-215716.html Is Mike Ashley’s bidding spree driving away future Sports Direct investors? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/214373/is-mike-ashleys-bidding-spree-driving-away-future-sports-direct-investors-214373.html Mon, 11 Feb 2019 15:56:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/214373/is-mike-ashleys-bidding-spree-driving-away-future-sports-direct-investors-214373.html Sports Direct made an offer for collapsed cake chain Patisserie Valerie, but then withdrew it https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/214333/sports-direct-made-an-offer-for-collapsed-cake-chain-patisserie-valerie-but-then-withdrew-it-214333.html Mon, 11 Feb 2019 07:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/214333/sports-direct-made-an-offer-for-collapsed-cake-chain-patisserie-valerie-but-then-withdrew-it-214333.html Canadian retailer Sunrise Records fends off competition from Mike Ashley to rescue HMV https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213981/canadian-retailer-sunrise-records-fends-off-competition-from-mike-ashley-to-rescue-hmv-213981.html Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:21:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213981/canadian-retailer-sunrise-records-fends-off-competition-from-mike-ashley-to-rescue-hmv-213981.html Sports Direct's Mike Ashley faces competition from Canadian music mogul in race to buy HMV https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213893/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-faces-competition-from-canadian-music-mogul-in-race-to-buy-hmv-213893.html Mon, 04 Feb 2019 09:32:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/213893/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-faces-competition-from-canadian-music-mogul-in-race-to-buy-hmv-213893.html Mike Ashley’s ‘Harrods of high street’ plan dealt huge blow as House of Fraser sales plunge https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212991/mike-ashleys-harrods-of-high-street-plan-dealt-huge-blow-as-house-of-fraser-sales-plunge-212991.html Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:28:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212991/mike-ashleys-harrods-of-high-street-plan-dealt-huge-blow-as-house-of-fraser-sales-plunge-212991.html City analyst reckons Mike Ashley can make a success of “inefficiently run” HMV https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212977/city-analyst-reckons-mike-ashley-can-make-a-success-of-inefficiently-run-hmv-212977.html Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212977/city-analyst-reckons-mike-ashley-can-make-a-success-of-inefficiently-run-hmv-212977.html Sports Direct's Mike Ashley in talks to rescue collapsed music chain HMV https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212952/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-in-talks-to-rescue-collapsed-music-chain-hmv-212952.html Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:34:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/212952/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-in-talks-to-rescue-collapsed-music-chain-hmv-212952.html Sports Direct’s Ashley mulls Hamleys takeover bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211254/sports-directs-ashley-mulls-hamleys-takeover-bid-211254.html Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:52:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211254/sports-directs-ashley-mulls-hamleys-takeover-bid-211254.html Peel Hunt puts boot into Sports Direct, downgrading its rating to ‘hold’ from ‘add’ in the wake of interim resuits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211170/peel-hunt-puts-boot-into-sports-direct-downgrading-its-rating-to-hold-from-add-in-the-wake-of-interim-resuits-211170.html Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:02:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211170/peel-hunt-puts-boot-into-sports-direct-downgrading-its-rating-to-hold-from-add-in-the-wake-of-interim-resuits-211170.html Sports Direct stumbles as first-half profits plunge on House of Fraser costs https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211138/sports-direct-stumbles-as-first-half-profits-plunge-on-house-of-fraser-costs-211138.html Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:29:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/211138/sports-direct-stumbles-as-first-half-profits-plunge-on-house-of-fraser-costs-211138.html Sports Direct's Ashley calls on government to do more to save UK high streets https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209785/sports-direct-s-ashley-calls-on-government-to-do-more-to-save-uk-high-streets-209785.html Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:28:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209785/sports-direct-s-ashley-calls-on-government-to-do-more-to-save-uk-high-streets-209785.html UK sportswear retailers: Pick JD Sports over “unloved” Sports Direct, says Berenberg https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209012/uk-sportswear-retailers-pick-jd-sports-over-unloved-sports-direct-says-berenberg-209012.html Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:35:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/209012/uk-sportswear-retailers-pick-jd-sports-over-unloved-sports-direct-says-berenberg-209012.html Sports Direct expects at least 50% of existing Evans Cycles stores to remain open following purchase https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208264/sports-direct-expects-at-least-50-of-existing-evans-cycles-stores-to-remain-open-following-purchase-208264.html Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:14:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208264/sports-direct-expects-at-least-50-of-existing-evans-cycles-stores-to-remain-open-following-purchase-208264.html Sports Direct new frontrunner to buy Evans Cycles after reports Halfords has dropped out https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/207866/sports-direct-new-frontrunner-to-buy-evans-cycles-after-reports-halfords-has-dropped-out-207866.html Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:19:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/207866/sports-direct-new-frontrunner-to-buy-evans-cycles-after-reports-halfords-has-dropped-out-207866.html Sports Direct buys House of Fraser property in Glasgow https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206963/sports-direct-buys-house-of-fraser-property-in-glasgow-206963.html Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206963/sports-direct-buys-house-of-fraser-property-in-glasgow-206963.html Sports Direct dismisses House of Fraser directors and management https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206152/sports-direct-dismisses-house-of-fraser-directors-and-management-206152.html Tue, 02 Oct 2018 06:13:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206152/sports-direct-dismisses-house-of-fraser-directors-and-management-206152.html Mike Ashley blames “greedy landlords” as he threatens to close handful of House of Fraser stores https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205561/mike-ashley-blames-greedy-landlords-as-he-threatens-to-close-handful-of-house-of-fraser-stores-205561.html Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205561/mike-ashley-blames-greedy-landlords-as-he-threatens-to-close-handful-of-house-of-fraser-stores-205561.html Mike Ashley: The failed squash player who became a ‘power drinking’ retail billionaire https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205033/mike-ashley-the-failed-squash-player-who-became-a-power-drinking-retail-billionaire-205033.html Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205033/mike-ashley-the-failed-squash-player-who-became-a-power-drinking-retail-billionaire-205033.html Mike Ashley says he has been "stabbed in the back" by Sports Direct shareholders https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204945/mike-ashley-says-he-has-been-stabbed-in-the-back-by-sports-direct-shareholders-204945.html Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:09:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204945/mike-ashley-says-he-has-been-stabbed-in-the-back-by-sports-direct-shareholders-204945.html Mike Ashley's Sports Direct says it sees earnings growth ahead of potential investor revolt at AGM https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204707/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-says-it-sees-earnings-growth-ahead-of-potential-investor-revolt-at-agm-204707.html Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:03:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204707/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-says-it-sees-earnings-growth-ahead-of-potential-investor-revolt-at-agm-204707.html Batch of House of Fraser stores look set to close this week, with Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley blaming “greedy landlords” https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203697/batch-of-house-of-fraser-stores-look-set-to-close-this-week-with-sports-direct-boss-mike-ashley-blaming-greedy-landlords-203697.html Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203697/batch-of-house-of-fraser-stores-look-set-to-close-this-week-with-sports-direct-boss-mike-ashley-blaming-greedy-landlords-203697.html House of Fraser website remains offline having cancelled all online orders due to warehouse dispute https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203120/house-of-fraser-website-remains-offline-having-cancelled-all-online-orders-due-to-warehouse-dispute-203120.html Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203120/house-of-fraser-website-remains-offline-having-cancelled-all-online-orders-due-to-warehouse-dispute-203120.html Sports Direct boss vows to keep bulk of House of Fraser stores open; Debenhams speculation continues https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202852/sports-direct-boss-vows-to-keep-bulk-of-house-of-fraser-stores-open-debenhams-speculation-continues-202852.html Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202852/sports-direct-boss-vows-to-keep-bulk-of-house-of-fraser-stores-open-debenhams-speculation-continues-202852.html Mike Ashley’s end-game uncertain after Sports Direct’s £90mln acquisition of House of Fraser https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202772/mike-ashleys-end-game-uncertain-after-sports-directs-90mln-acquisition-of-house-of-fraser-202772.html Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202772/mike-ashleys-end-game-uncertain-after-sports-directs-90mln-acquisition-of-house-of-fraser-202772.html Harrods of the High Street: Ashley's ambition as Sports Direct grabs House of Fraser for £90mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202660/harrods-of-the-high-street-ashley-s-ambition-as-sports-direct-grabs-house-of-fraser-for-90mln-202660.html Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202660/harrods-of-the-high-street-ashley-s-ambition-as-sports-direct-grabs-house-of-fraser-for-90mln-202660.html Mike Ashley's Sports Direct rescues House of Fraser in £90mln cash deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/310089/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-rescues-house-of-fraser-in-90mln-cash-deal-10089.html Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:49:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/310089/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-rescues-house-of-fraser-in-90mln-cash-deal-10089.html Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has discussed new investment deal for House of Fraser: Media reports https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201905/sports-direct-founder-mike-ashley-has-discussed-new-investment-deal-for-house-of-fraser-media-reports-201905.html Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:09:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201905/sports-direct-founder-mike-ashley-has-discussed-new-investment-deal-for-house-of-fraser-media-reports-201905.html Sports Direct's Mike Ashley denies having influence over strategic investment firms https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201256/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-denies-having-influence-over-strategic-investment-firms-201256.html Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201256/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-denies-having-influence-over-strategic-investment-firms-201256.html Sports Direct strategy needs rethink after Debenhams stake dents profits, analysts suggest https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201145/sports-direct-strategy-needs-rethink-after-debenhams-stake-dents-profits-analysts-suggest-201145.html Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201145/sports-direct-strategy-needs-rethink-after-debenhams-stake-dents-profits-analysts-suggest-201145.html Sports Direct shares plunge as profits plummet after taking hit from Debenhams stake https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201125/sports-direct-shares-plunge-as-profits-plummet-after-taking-hit-from-debenhams-stake-201125.html Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201125/sports-direct-shares-plunge-as-profits-plummet-after-taking-hit-from-debenhams-stake-201125.html Sports Direct sells out of US firm Finish Line Inc days after JD Sports completed its acquisition https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199193/sports-direct-sells-out-of-us-firm-finish-line-inc-days-after-jd-sports-completed-its-acquisition-199193.html Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199193/sports-direct-sells-out-of-us-firm-finish-line-inc-days-after-jd-sports-completed-its-acquisition-199193.html House of Fraser confirms plans to close 31 of its stores, including its London flagship on Oxford Street https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198445/house-of-fraser-confirms-plans-to-close-31-of-its-stores-including-its-london-flagship-on-oxford-street-198445.html Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198445/house-of-fraser-confirms-plans-to-close-31-of-its-stores-including-its-london-flagship-on-oxford-street-198445.html Why Dixons Carphone, Just Eat and Sports Direct will be among the World Cup winners https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198377/why-dixons-carphone-just-eat-and-sports-direct-will-be-among-the-world-cup-winners-198377.html Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198377/why-dixons-carphone-just-eat-and-sports-direct-will-be-among-the-world-cup-winners-198377.html Sports Direct discloses stake in Finish Line after JD Sports agrees to buy US retailer https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196041/sports-direct-discloses-stake-in-finish-line-after-jd-sports-agrees-to-buy-us-retailer-196041.html Mon, 30 Apr 2018 08:34:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196041/sports-direct-discloses-stake-in-finish-line-after-jd-sports-agrees-to-buy-us-retailer-196041.html Mike Ashley's Sports Direct slumps as first half profits and UK sales drop https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188788/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-slumps-as-first-half-profits-and-uk-sales-drop-188788.html Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:16:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188788/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-slumps-as-first-half-profits-and-uk-sales-drop-188788.html Sports Direct slips as US investment bank urges institutions to consider selling their stakes in the retailer https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188727/sports-direct-slips-as-us-investment-bank-urges-institutions-to-consider-selling-their-stakes-in-the-retailer-188727.html Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:56:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/188727/sports-direct-slips-as-us-investment-bank-urges-institutions-to-consider-selling-their-stakes-in-the-retailer-188727.html Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell narrowly survives shareholder revolt https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183551/sports-direct-chairman-keith-hellawell-narrowly-survives-shareholder-revolt-183551.html Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:18:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183551/sports-direct-chairman-keith-hellawell-narrowly-survives-shareholder-revolt-183551.html Sports Direct says it’s exceeding expectations as it looks to become ‘Selfridges of sport’ https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183508/sports-direct-says-its-exceeding-expectations-as-it-looks-to-become-selfridges-of-sport-183508.html Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183508/sports-direct-says-its-exceeding-expectations-as-it-looks-to-become-selfridges-of-sport-183508.html Mike Ashley's Sports Direct trebles stake in Goals Soccer Centres https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182975/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-trebles-stake-in-goals-soccer-centres-182975.html Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:54:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182975/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-trebles-stake-in-goals-soccer-centres-182975.html Sports Direct in trouble again after staff at Welsh store told they should only speak English https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182072/sports-direct-in-trouble-again-after-staff-at-welsh-store-told-they-should-only-speak-english-182072.html Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182072/sports-direct-in-trouble-again-after-staff-at-welsh-store-told-they-should-only-speak-english-182072.html Goals Soccer shares soar as Mike Ashley snaps up £3.5mln stake in the five-a-side football pitch chain https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182052/goals-soccer-shares-soar-as-mike-ashley-snaps-up-35mln-stake-in-the-five-a-side-football-pitch-chain-182052.html Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182052/goals-soccer-shares-soar-as-mike-ashley-snaps-up-35mln-stake-in-the-five-a-side-football-pitch-chain-182052.html Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley wins high court battle over ‘pub deal’ https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181483/Sports-Direct-boss-Mike-Ashley-wins-high-court-battle-over-%E2%80%98pub-deal%E2%80%99-181483.html Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:42:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181483/Sports-Direct-boss-Mike-Ashley-wins-high-court-battle-over-%E2%80%98pub-deal%E2%80%99-181483.html Sports Direct to report 10% increase in 2018 earnings, Goldman Sachs predicts https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181346/sports-direct-to-report-10-increase-in-2018-earnings-goldman-sachs-predicts-181346.html Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181346/sports-direct-to-report-10-increase-in-2018-earnings-goldman-sachs-predicts-181346.html May the Force be with Sports Direct's Mike Ashley in fighting Brexit challenges in UK retail https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181220/may-the-force-be-with-sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-in-fighting-brexit-challenges-in-uk-retail-181220.html Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:19:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181220/may-the-force-be-with-sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-in-fighting-brexit-challenges-in-uk-retail-181220.html Sports Direct shares surge as Mike Ashley says retailer on track to become 'Selfridges of sport' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181196/sports-direct-shares-surge-as-mike-ashley-says-retailer-on-track-to-become-selfridges-of-sport--181196.html Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181196/sports-direct-shares-surge-as-mike-ashley-says-retailer-on-track-to-become-selfridges-of-sport--181196.html He might not be Santa or Obi Wan Kenobi, but Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has confirmed he is a “power drinker” https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180471/he-might-not-be-santa-or-obi-wan-kenobi-but-sports-direct-boss-mike-ashley-has-confirmed-he-is-a-power-drinker-180471.html Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:02:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180471/he-might-not-be-santa-or-obi-wan-kenobi-but-sports-direct-boss-mike-ashley-has-confirmed-he-is-a-power-drinker-180471.html Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley reveals he isn’t Obi Wan Kenobi as he dismisses £15mln legal claim as “nonsense” https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180399/sports-direct-boss-mike-ashley-reveals-he-isnt-obi-wan-kenobi-as-he-dismisses-15mln-legal-claim-as-nonsense-180399.html Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:05:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180399/sports-direct-boss-mike-ashley-reveals-he-isnt-obi-wan-kenobi-as-he-dismisses-15mln-legal-claim-as-nonsense-180399.html Sports Direct's Mike Ashley dismisses banker's claim of £15mln deal as 'drink banter' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180316/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-dismisses-banker-s-claim-of-15mln-deal-as-drink-banter--180316.html Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180316/sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-dismisses-banker-s-claim-of-15mln-deal-as-drink-banter--180316.html Mike Ashley's Sports Direct swoops in to buy bankrupt US retail chain Eastern Outfitters https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176704/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-swoops-in-to-buy-bankrupt-us-retail-chain-eastern-outfitters-176704.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 06:28:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176704/mike-ashley-s-sports-direct-swoops-in-to-buy-bankrupt-us-retail-chain-eastern-outfitters-176704.html Nice little earners ... but Sports Direct should come with a wealth warning https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/277554/nice-little-earners-but-sports-direct-should-come-with-a-wealth-warning-27554.html Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/277554/nice-little-earners-but-sports-direct-should-come-with-a-wealth-warning-27554.html Sports Direct and other "nice" little earners https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/277492/sports-direct-and-other-nice-little-earners-27492.html Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/277492/sports-direct-and-other-nice-little-earners-27492.html Sports Direct blasts report about chief executive-to-average employee pay as 'fake news' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174809/sports-direct-blasts-report-about-chief-executive-to-average-employee-pay-as-fake-news--174809.html Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:32:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174809/sports-direct-blasts-report-about-chief-executive-to-average-employee-pay-as-fake-news--174809.html Big task for Sports Direct's Mike Ashley in tidying scandal-hit past https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174551/big-task-for-sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-in-tidying-scandal-hit-past-174551.html Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:19:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174551/big-task-for-sports-direct-s-mike-ashley-in-tidying-scandal-hit-past-174551.html Sports Direct to elect workers' representative to board as it tries to rebuild battered reputation https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174523/sports-direct-to-elect-workers-representative-to-board-as-it-tries-to-rebuild-battered-reputation-174523.html Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:02:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174523/sports-direct-to-elect-workers-representative-to-board-as-it-tries-to-rebuild-battered-reputation-174523.html Sports Direct warns on gross margin currency impacts, clarifies Agent Provocateur deal involvement https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174375/sports-direct-warns-on-gross-margin-currency-impacts-clarifies-agent-provocateur-deal-involvement-174375.html Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:25:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174375/sports-direct-warns-on-gross-margin-currency-impacts-clarifies-agent-provocateur-deal-involvement-174375.html Sports Direct boss has "welcomed" supportive comments from the company's largest City investor https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171351/sports-direct-boss-has-welcomed-supportive-comments-from-the-company-s-largest-city-investor-171351.html Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:26:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171351/sports-direct-boss-has-welcomed-supportive-comments-from-the-company-s-largest-city-investor-171351.html Embattled chairman of Sports Direct re-elected thanks to Mike Ashley's backing https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171221/embattled-chairman-of-sports-direct-re-elected-thanks-to-mike-ashley-s-backing-171221.html Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:58:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/171221/embattled-chairman-of-sports-direct-re-elected-thanks-to-mike-ashley-s-backing-171221.html Will Dunlop be first of many brand sales at Sports Direct? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/276801/will-dunlop-be-first-of-many-brand-sales-at-sports-direct-26801.html Wed, 28 Dec 2016 09:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/276801/will-dunlop-be-first-of-many-brand-sales-at-sports-direct-26801.html Goodbye green flash, hello Mr Selfridge – Sports Direct to sell Dunlop https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170972/goodbye-green-flash-hello-mr-selfridge-sports-direct-to-sell-dunlop-170972.html Wed, 28 Dec 2016 07:58:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170972/goodbye-green-flash-hello-mr-selfridge-sports-direct-to-sell-dunlop-170972.html Talk about fickle brokers …. Liberum swiftly backtracks on target hike for Sports Direct https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170201/talk-about-fickle-brokers-liberum-swiftly-backtracks-on-target-hike-for-sports-direct-170201.html Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:44:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170201/talk-about-fickle-brokers-liberum-swiftly-backtracks-on-target-hike-for-sports-direct-170201.html Plane crazy - Hard-pressed Sports Direct staff can hire new corporate jet https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170182/plane-crazy-hard-pressed-sports-direct-staff-can-hire-new-corporate-jet-170182.html Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:59:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170182/plane-crazy-hard-pressed-sports-direct-staff-can-hire-new-corporate-jet-170182.html Sports Direct posts 57% slump in profits after "tough" six months https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170167/sports-direct-posts-57-slump-in-profits-after-tough-six-months-170167.html Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170167/sports-direct-posts-57-slump-in-profits-after-tough-six-months-170167.html Sports Direct loses another executive as finance head jumps ship https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167356/sports-direct-loses-another-executive-as-finance-head-jumps-ship-167356.html Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167356/sports-direct-loses-another-executive-as-finance-head-jumps-ship-167356.html More woe for Ashley as 'flash crash' costs Sports Direct £15mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167096/more-woe-for-ashley-as-flash-crash-costs-sports-direct-15mln-167096.html Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:17:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167096/more-woe-for-ashley-as-flash-crash-costs-sports-direct-15mln-167096.html Mike Ashley to take direct control of Sports Direct as CEO https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/166375/mike-ashley-to-take-direct-control-of-sports-direct-as-ceo-166375.html Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:04:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/166375/mike-ashley-to-take-direct-control-of-sports-direct-as-ceo-166375.html Sports Direct bows to pressure on review plan https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/166167/sports-direct-bows-to-pressure-on-review-plan-166167.html Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:58:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/166167/sports-direct-bows-to-pressure-on-review-plan-166167.html Sports Direct a 'buy' says broker after torrid week https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/163701/sports-direct-a-buy-says-broker-after-torrid-week-163701.html Fri, 09 Sep 2016 09:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/163701/sports-direct-a-buy-says-broker-after-torrid-week-163701.html Rebel investors vote to oust Sports Direct International's chairman https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/163155/rebel-investors-vote-to-oust-sports-direct-international-s-chairman-163155.html Wed, 07 Sep 2016 20:45:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/163155/rebel-investors-vote-to-oust-sports-direct-international-s-chairman-163155.html Sports Direct under investor fire amid labour lapses https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/156527/sports-direct-under-investor-fire-amid-labour-lapses-156527.html Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/156527/sports-direct-under-investor-fire-amid-labour-lapses-156527.html Sports Direct slammed by second investors group https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129759/sports-direct-slammed-by-second-investors-group-129759.html Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129759/sports-direct-slammed-by-second-investors-group-129759.html Ashley's woe grows as Sports Direct International posts disappointing year https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/127937/ashley-s-woe-grows-as-sports-direct-international-posts-disappointing-year-127937.html Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/127937/ashley-s-woe-grows-as-sports-direct-international-posts-disappointing-year-127937.html Sports Direct International revives interest in BHS takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/127038/sports-direct-international-revives-interest-in-bhs-takeover-127038.html Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/127038/sports-direct-international-revives-interest-in-bhs-takeover-127038.html Austin Reed set to follow BHS into administration - reports https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/125226/austin-reed-set-to-follow-bhs-into-administration-reports-125226.html Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:21:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/125226/austin-reed-set-to-follow-bhs-into-administration-reports-125226.html BHS collapses following failure of rescue bids - reports https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/125163/bhs-collapses-following-failure-of-rescue-bids-reports-125163.html Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/125163/bhs-collapses-following-failure-of-rescue-bids-reports-125163.html Sports Direct International PLC clarifies Mike Ashley profits clanger https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124025/sports-direct-international-plc-clarifies-mike-ashley-profits-clanger-124025.html Wed, 23 Mar 2016 11:03:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/124025/sports-direct-international-plc-clarifies-mike-ashley-profits-clanger-124025.html Will the pain remain for investors in Ashley's Sports Direct? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/274417/will-the-pain-remain-for-investors-in-ashley-s-sports-direct-24417.html Sat, 05 Mar 2016 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/274417/will-the-pain-remain-for-investors-in-ashley-s-sports-direct-24417.html Sports Direct shares fall amid plan to avoid lending from Mike Ashley https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/123034/sports-direct-shares-fall-amid-plan-to-avoid-lending-from-mike-ashley-123034.html Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:48:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/123034/sports-direct-shares-fall-amid-plan-to-avoid-lending-from-mike-ashley-123034.html Sports Direct Intl buys stakes in two US retailers https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121269/sports-direct-intl-buys-stakes-in-two-us-retailers-121269.html Wed, 13 Jan 2016 09:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121269/sports-direct-intl-buys-stakes-in-two-us-retailers-121269.html Lack of momentum at Sports Direct - Liberum https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273986/lack-of-momentum-at-sports-direct-liberum-23986.html Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273986/lack-of-momentum-at-sports-direct-liberum-23986.html Sports Direct shares tumble on profit warning https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121121/sports-direct-shares-tumble-on-profit-warning-121121.html Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:46:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121121/sports-direct-shares-tumble-on-profit-warning-121121.html Sports Direct clarifies talk surrounding new property boss https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120910/sports-direct-clarifies-talk-surrounding-new-property-boss-120910.html Mon, 04 Jan 2016 07:45:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120910/sports-direct-clarifies-talk-surrounding-new-property-boss-120910.html Sports Direct pays staff extra £10mln to end criticism https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120894/sports-direct-pays-staff-extra-10mln-to-end-criticism-120894.html Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:55:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120894/sports-direct-pays-staff-extra-10mln-to-end-criticism-120894.html Mike Ashley to review Sports Direct working conditions https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120635/mike-ashley-to-review-sports-direct-working-conditions-120635.html Fri, 18 Dec 2015 15:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120635/mike-ashley-to-review-sports-direct-working-conditions-120635.html Good luck with Sports Direct https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273835/good-luck-with-sports-direct-23835.html Fri, 11 Dec 2015 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/273835/good-luck-with-sports-direct-23835.html Sports Direct drops on disappointing interims https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120288/sports-direct-drops-on-disappointing-interims-120288.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/120288/sports-direct-drops-on-disappointing-interims-120288.html Sports Direct tidies up stake in Irish chain Heatons https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/115041/sports-direct-tidies-up-stake-in-irish-chain-heatons-115041.html Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:02:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/115041/sports-direct-tidies-up-stake-in-irish-chain-heatons-115041.html Sports Direct buys stake in Findel https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/111257/sports-direct-buys-stake-in-findel-111257.html Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:59:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/111257/sports-direct-buys-stake-in-findel-111257.html Sports Direct boosts profits but takes World Cup hit https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/109061/sports-direct-boosts-profits-but-takes-world-cup-hit-109061.html Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:40:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/109061/sports-direct-boosts-profits-but-takes-world-cup-hit-109061.html Broker spotlight – Sports Direct, ABF Foods, Hayward Tyler ... https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108292/broker-spotlight-sports-direct-abf-foods-hayward-tyler--108292.html Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:13:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/108292/broker-spotlight-sports-direct-abf-foods-hayward-tyler--108292.html Sports Direct shares surge on forecast hike https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/107474/sports-direct-shares-surge-on-forecast-hike-107474.html Thu, 28 May 2015 10:49:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/107474/sports-direct-shares-surge-on-forecast-hike-107474.html Sports Direct set for European success, says Morgan Stanley https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/67709/sports-direct-set-for-european-success-says-morgan-stanley-78926.html Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:58:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/67709/sports-direct-set-for-european-success-says-morgan-stanley-78926.html Sports Direct gets winter chill as sales growth slows https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/66354/sports-direct-gets-winter-chill-as-sales-growth-slows-77444.html Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:48:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/66354/sports-direct-gets-winter-chill-as-sales-growth-slows-77444.html Sports Direct shares slide as Mike Ashley cuts stake https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/65476/sports-direct-shares-slide-as-mike-ashley-cuts-stake-76450.html Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:42:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/65476/sports-direct-shares-slide-as-mike-ashley-cuts-stake-76450.html Sports Direct doing well in year of two halves https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/64463/sports-direct-doing-well-in-year-of-two-halves-75303.html Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:25:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/64463/sports-direct-doing-well-in-year-of-two-halves-75303.html Sports Direct keen to cut pounds in UK gym market https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63532/sports-direct-keen-to-cut-pounds-in-uk-gym-market-74233.html Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63532/sports-direct-keen-to-cut-pounds-in-uk-gym-market-74233.html Sports Direct overcomes World Cup disappointment https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/61596/sports-direct-overcomes-world-cup-disappointment-72077.html Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/61596/sports-direct-overcomes-world-cup-disappointment-72077.html Sports Direct fails to move the goalposts https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/60088/sports-direct-fails-to-move-the-goalposts-70478.html Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:02:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/60088/sports-direct-fails-to-move-the-goalposts-70478.html Mike Ashley opts out of Sports Direct bonus scheme https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/60040/mike-ashley-opts-out-of-sports-direct-bonus-scheme-70429.html Sports Direct finally managed earlier this month to persuade shareholders to agree to founder Mike Ashley's participation in the company bonus scheme, but the protest vote was sufficiently large to prompt Ashley to exit the scheme.

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Sports Direct to launch 'down under' with help from MySale https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/59956/sports-direct-to-launch-down-under-with-help-from-mysale-70342.html Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:47:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/59956/sports-direct-to-launch-down-under-with-help-from-mysale-70342.html Sports Direct's controversial bonus scheme wins approval https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/59652/sports-directs-controversial-bonus-scheme-wins-approval-70023.html Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:19:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/59652/sports-directs-controversial-bonus-scheme-wins-approval-70023.html Sports Direct International buys into MYSALE https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/59253/sports-direct-international-buys-into-mysale-69603.html Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/59253/sports-direct-international-buys-into-mysale-69603.html Sports Direct to try again with share bonus scheme https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/58931/sports-direct-to-try-again-with-share-bonus-scheme-69266.html Mon, 09 Jun 2014 09:37:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/58931/sports-direct-to-try-again-with-share-bonus-scheme-69266.html Sports Direct warns of uncertainty ahead after Ashley bonus rejection https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57599/sports-direct-warns-of-uncertainty-ahead-after-ashley-bonus-rejection-67838.html Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57599/sports-direct-warns-of-uncertainty-ahead-after-ashley-bonus-rejection-67838.html Mike Ashley sells £200mln worth of Sports Direct shares after missing out on bonus https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57228/mike-ashley-sells-200mln-worth-of-sports-direct-shares-after-missing-out-on-bonus-67455.html Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has sold a 4% stake in the sporting goods retailer worth £200mln less than a week after shareholders rejected plans to reward him with £72mln in shares

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:57:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57228/mike-ashley-sells-200mln-worth-of-sports-direct-shares-after-missing-out-on-bonus-67455.html
UPDATE - Sports Direct shareholders reject Mike Ashley bonus plans https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57074/update-sports-direct-shareholders-reject-mike-ashley-bonus-plans-67283.html Mike Ashley will not receive a bonus this year after Sports Direct’s investors rejected plans to reward the retailer’s founder with £72mln worth of shares.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:05:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57074/update-sports-direct-shareholders-reject-mike-ashley-bonus-plans-67283.html
Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley to bag £65mln bonus https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/56399/sports-direct-founder-mike-ashley-to-bag-65mln-bonus-66567.html Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:51:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/56399/sports-direct-founder-mike-ashley-to-bag-65mln-bonus-66567.html Sports Direct confident of meeting full-year profit target https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55800/sports-direct-confident-of-meeting-full-year-profit-target-65930.html Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:36:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55800/sports-direct-confident-of-meeting-full-year-profit-target-65930.html Sports Direct shares higher after it takes option on Debenhams stake https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54862/sports-direct-shares-higher-after-it-takes-option-on-debenhams-stake-64912.html Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:27:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54862/sports-direct-shares-higher-after-it-takes-option-on-debenhams-stake-64912.html Online sales growth for Sports Direct as pre-tax profits up 17% https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54105/online-sales-growth-for-sports-direct-as-pre-tax-profits-up-17--64127.html Thu, 12 Dec 2013 08:33:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54105/online-sales-growth-for-sports-direct-as-pre-tax-profits-up-17--64127.html Directors Deals: Sports Direct founder tops the list of week's big sellers https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52684/directors-deals-sports-direct-founder-tops-the-list-of-weeks-big-sellers-62572.html It was a week of big share sales led by Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, who banked £106mln selling a 2.7% stake in his Sports Direct business. While the back pages were speculating as to whether he plans to send a bus over to France to pick recruits for the next transfer window, investors were wondering whether they should follow suit.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 08:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52684/directors-deals-sports-direct-founder-tops-the-list-of-weeks-big-sellers-62572.html
Sports Direct slumps after owner Mike Ashley’s discount £106mln share sale https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52612/sports-direct-slumps-after-owner-mike-ashleys-discount-106mln-share-sale-62488.html Thu, 24 Oct 2013 07:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52612/sports-direct-slumps-after-owner-mike-ashleys-discount-106mln-share-sale-62488.html Sports Direct powers on with 15% sales rise https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52571/sports-direct-powers-on-with-15-sales-rise-62447.html Wed, 23 Oct 2013 07:39:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52571/sports-direct-powers-on-with-15-sales-rise-62447.html Directors Deals: Sports Direct duo bag £13mln https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52063/directors-deals-sports-direct-duo-bag-13mln--61856.html The aftermath of the results season tends to spark a welter of boardroom buying and selling – though one has to sift through a lot of transactions to find the meaningful share trades

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Sports Direct enhances its claim for promotion to big league https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51265/sports-direct-enhances-its-claim-for-promotion-to-big-league--60959.html Sports Direct enhanced its claim for a berth in the elite league of British business, releasing a bullish update on trading. The group, run by Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, said sales for the 13 weeks to July 28 were up 18.2%, while gross profits were ahead 23.2% at £260.1mln.

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Sports Direct employees to get bumper pay-out after record year https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/49672/sports-direct-employees-to-get-bumper-pay-out-after-record-year-59150.html Thu, 18 Jul 2013 09:31:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/49672/sports-direct-employees-to-get-bumper-pay-out-after-record-year-59150.html Sports Direct continues strong sales run https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/47092/sports-direct-continues-strong-sales-run-56167.html Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/47092/sports-direct-continues-strong-sales-run-56167.html Sports Direct snaps up bust Republic https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45474/sports-direct-snaps-up-bust-republic-54249.html Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:12:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45474/sports-direct-snaps-up-bust-republic-54249.html Sports Direct dives after chairman Mike Ashley sells 25mln shares https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45374/sports-direct-dives-after-chairman-mike-ashley-sells-25mln-shares-54126.html Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:12:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45374/sports-direct-dives-after-chairman-mike-ashley-sells-25mln-shares-54126.html Sports Direct surges after confident update https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45226/sports-direct-surges-after-confident-update-53952.html Thu, 21 Feb 2013 07:36:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45226/sports-direct-surges-after-confident-update-53952.html Sports Direct International fails to excite, but Seymour Pierce remains a fan https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/43172/sports-direct-international-fails-to-excite-but-seymour-pierce-remains-a-fan-51519.html Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct International’s (LON:SPD) shares were remaindered on Thursday morning after interim results disappointed.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:34:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/43172/sports-direct-international-fails-to-excite-but-seymour-pierce-remains-a-fan-51519.html
Sports Direct lauded as Olympics helps sales sprint away https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41523/sports-direct-lauded-as-olympics-helps-sales-sprint-away--49513.html Wed, 24 Oct 2012 10:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41523/sports-direct-lauded-as-olympics-helps-sales-sprint-away--49513.html Sportsdirect shares up as it reveals Olympics sales boost https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/39979/sportsdirect-shares-up-as-it-reveals-olympics-sales-boost-47701.html Wed, 05 Sep 2012 08:44:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/39979/sportsdirect-shares-up-as-it-reveals-olympics-sales-boost-47701.html Sports Direct hits back of the net with record growth https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/38258/sports-direct-hits-back-of-the-net-with-record-growth-45742.html Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:31:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/38258/sports-direct-hits-back-of-the-net-with-record-growth-45742.html Sports Direct to reward founder Ashley as online sales surge https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/35110/sports-direct-to-reward-founder-ashley-as-online-sales-surge-41907.html Wed, 25 Apr 2012 06:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/35110/sports-direct-to-reward-founder-ashley-as-online-sales-surge-41907.html Sports Direct shares advance as it unveils strong third quarter https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/32767/sports-direct-shares-advance-as-it-unveils-strong-third-quarter-39010.html Wed, 15 Feb 2012 07:32:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/32767/sports-direct-shares-advance-as-it-unveils-strong-third-quarter-39010.html Sports Direct on track to hit earnings targets despite Blacks Leisure sale https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/31498/sports-direct-on-track-to-hit-earnings-targets-despite-blacks-leisure-sale-37634.html Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:12:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/31498/sports-direct-on-track-to-hit-earnings-targets-despite-blacks-leisure-sale-37634.html Sports Direct upbeat after healthy full year performance https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25669/sports-direct-upbeat-after-healthy-full-year-performance--30633.html Thu, 14 Jul 2011 08:07:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25669/sports-direct-upbeat-after-healthy-full-year-performance--30633.html Sports Direct gets SFO all-clear as it completes £220 million refinancing https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/21972/sports-direct-gets-sfo-all-clear-as-it-completes-220-million-refinancing-26212.html Wed, 09 Mar 2011 06:58:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/21972/sports-direct-gets-sfo-all-clear-as-it-completes-220-million-refinancing-26212.html Sports Direct Reports Improved Start to Year with 10% Increase in Revenue https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5999/sports-direct-reports-improved-start-to-year-with-10-increase-in-revenue-7941.html Wed, 09 Sep 2009 08:57:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/5999/sports-direct-reports-improved-start-to-year-with-10-increase-in-revenue-7941.html Sports Direct reiterates FY EBITDA guidance, pleased with current trading https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/3102/sports-direct-reiterates-fy-ebitda-guidance-pleased-with-current-trading-4471.html Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:40:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/3102/sports-direct-reiterates-fy-ebitda-guidance-pleased-with-current-trading-4471.html Sports Direct reports ‘solid’ first half results, confident for full-year EBITDA https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/2564/sports-direct-reports-solid-first-half-results-confident-for-full-year-ebitda-3798.html Wed, 17 Dec 2008 10:25:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/2564/sports-direct-reports-solid-first-half-results-confident-for-full-year-ebitda-3798.html