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Mike Ashley vows to create the Harrods of the North 

Mike Ashley vows to create the Harrods of the North after clinching £95m deal to purchase Glasgow’s Frasers development By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 16:50 EDT, 12 October 2018 | Updated: 11:12 EDT, 13 October 2018 Going posh: Mike Ashley clinched a £95m deal to purchase …

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‘Stab in back’ angers Ashley | City & Business | Finance

His outburst will fuel speculation that Ashley is considering taking the sportswear business private, 11 years after it was floated on the stock market.  Chief executive Ashley, who owns 61 per cent of the £1.9billion company, said he had “worked tirelessly” with Hellawell to rebuild the firm’s reputation in the …

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Laura Ashley profits crash to just £100k as it closes UK stores

Fashion and homewares retailer Laura Ashley, known for its pretty florals and patterns, has fallen victim to the challenging UK retail market, in which shoppers are nervous about splashing out on expensive items like furniture.  Weak consumer confidence and ‘difficult’ trading caused UK sales to decline 6.3 per cent to £236million …

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