In the same week as Mothercare threw in the towel with its UK stores, rival mother and baby products chain Mamas & Papas has opted for a pre-pack administration with its existing owner back in control.
Sports Direct's latest acquisition is a retail park in Hertfordshire that it bought for a third of the price paid by its previous owners. The company said it's planning to transform it into an aspirational destination.
House of Fraser’s owner Sports Direct vehemently denied a report on Monday that most stores will close after the Christmas trading period as it responded to a story suggesting HoF was ready to exit most of its stores.
Sports Direct said an antitrust investigation into rival JD Sports Fashion's takeover of Footasylum could have implications for the sector's major players, particularly their relationships with "must-have" brands.
To coincide with its recent arrival on the Oxford Street fashion scene, luxury retailer Flannels has partnered with 10 international designer labels and will be dropping exclusive styles over the coming weeks.