TV presenter tried to broker BHS deal

Jeff Randall: ‘I tried to help but I failed’ to broker peace
©Rex/Shutterstock

Jeff Randall sought to end MP’s war of words with friend Green

Week in Review

Week in Review, August 27

Digital cash push, VW, Jawbone, Sports Direct and miners in news

BHS closes doors for last time

Plans are in place for redevelopment of some sites in prime locations

BHS pensions package takes shape

Sir Philip Green could pay less than half of shortfall

Kimberly-Clark tackles incontinence taboo

Condition is big business due to ageing populations and obesity

Amazon to build three more bookstores

Investment marks about-turn from relentless focus on online retail

Antoine Griezmann of Atlético Madrid, Mauro Emanuel Icardi of Inter Milan and Kevin De Bruyne
©EPA; Reuters

China $2bn football spree stirs fans’ fears

Clubs in Europe question whether new owners have the commitment needed to seek long-term success

Investors call for Sports Direct shake-up

Big asset managers call for review of retailer’s governance

Sports Direct’s choice — reform or a red card

Latest studs-up tackle on Ashley comes from Investor Forum

Lord Sainsbury UK’s biggest political donor

More than £2m each for Labour and Lib Dems ahead of Brexit

Designer Sonia Rykiel dies aged 86

Elysée Palace hails knitwear pioneer who ‘invented a way of life’

Ahold Delhaize sees price cuts pay off

Newly merged Dutch-Belgian grocer benefits from increased US volumes

Tesco offers 3-hour online order collection

Initiative catapults supermarket ahead of rival J Sainsbury

Australian food retail: no more goodwill

The winner is merely the best of two losers

Wesfarmers profit hit by Target and coal woes

UK expansion for DIY group Bunnings a bright spot for Australian conglomerate

Former BHS owner banned from driving

Dominic Chappell told officer ‘I used to be a race car driver’

Best Buy shares rally on push online

Focus on integrating physical stores and online sales pays off

Supermarkets enjoy summer sales boost

Advance of German discounters continues as Big Four decline

Shoprite: slowly does it

Supermarket chain’s bravado is not justified by its share performance

Exporters and shoppers get Brexit boost

Manufacturers’ export order books hit 2-year high and overseas visitors take advantage of weak pound

COMPANIES NEWS ON TWITTER

More FT Twitter accounts
SHARE THIS QUOTE