A chain of electrical stores under the Comet name is to be launched in a bid to fill the gap in the market left by the now-defunct retailer.
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Thursday 26 March 2009
It was a bumpy day for the City, as financial stocks played tug of war with the top tier. Two of the banks were flying, with Lloyds Banking Group topping the blue-chip index throughout the day, closely followed by Barclays.
Monday 23 March 2009
Sunday 15 March 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
JJB Sports has dramatically rejected the resignation of its chief executive Chris Ronnie, arguing that the statement issued by his lawyers to the press was done without its agreement.
Thursday 19 February 2009
More than 400 workers in the lifestyle division of JJB Sports lost their jobs today after its OSC fashion retailer and Qube footwear stores went into administration.
Tuesday 10 February 2009
The future of 800 jobs was thrown into doubt today after JJB Sports said it planned to appoint administrators to its lifestyle division.
Thursday 29 January 2009
Two of the best-known sports shops, JD Sports and JJB Sports, have been voted the worst retail chains on the high street.
Wednesday 14 January 2009
JJB Sports is to launch an investigation into its chief executive, Chris Ronnie, after discovering that his 27.5 per cent stake in the company was transferred to a stricken Icelandic bank at some point last year.
Friday 09 January 2009
Sportswear chain JD Sports Fashion bucked the Christmas retail gloom today with a bullish forecast of better-than-expected profits this year.
Saturday 03 January 2009
The first session of the new year offered a little hope for those beleaguered traders in the Square Mile, although activity isn't really expected to start in earnest until Monday.
Saturday 13 December 2008
Sorry is suddenly not the hardest word
Bankers are suddenly falling over themselves to say sorry. Joining the ever-growing list of bank directors who have apologised to their shareholders, Andy Hornby and Lord Stevenson, chief executive and chairman respectively of HBOS, were both at great pains to use the s-word during yesterday's EGM. Sadly, while the pair were expressing their remorse, HBOS shares were plunging another 23 per cent on the bank's soaring bad-debt figures. Looks like they'll soon have to apologise all over again.
Friday 05 December 2008
Friday 07 November 2008
The FTSE 100 was up 67.15 points at 4339.56 and the FTSE 250 climbed to 6623.54, up 102.52 points, at 11.57am today.
Sunday 28 September 2008
Saturday 27 September 2008
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