Department store chain surprised the markets with a 4.3 per cent rise in pre-tax profits, which it attributed to a raft of initiatives to ease pressure on its performance.
It has been revealed that owner of Sports Direct Mike Ashley has a variety of stakes in other brands such as JD Sports and House of Fraser, which are worth nearly £200 million.
Research conducted by City Numbers has revealed that Marks & Spencer has won the Christmas marketing campaign war, according to consumers. John Lewis took second place.
It may be cut-price but does it cut the mustard? Debenhams was one of the first major retailers to debut its Christmas television advert this weekend with its new ‘Found It’ campaign premiering on YouTube on Sunday 2nd November.
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