Sports Direct has pulled out of a challenge to store closure plans at Debenhams, but is continuing to back a property company’s claim against the process.
Debenhams has called for Mike Ashley to drop a challenge to its store closures and rent reductions, after property firm M&G withdrew from a similar action.
Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has launched a last-minute legal challenge to restructuring plans at Debenhams which are set to see 50 stores close.
Debenhams has been given the green light to close 50 stores, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.
Fife Council’s economy convener said the local authority was “100% committed” to helping Kirkcaldy town centre grow following news of Debenhams’ closure.
Debenhams has named 22 locations which will be affected by its plans for store closures, putting 1,200 jobs at risk.
Debenhams is to close as a many as 22 stores, putting 1,200 jobs at risk across the department store chain.
Debenhams has announced that it will close 22 stores early next year, putting 1,200 jobs at risk.
Debenhams has been placed into administration and the retailer’s lenders have seized control of the company.
A woman who stole a pair of earrings to “make herself feel a bit prettier” had sentence further deferred.
Sentence was deferred on a woman who stole a pair of earrings to “make herself feel a bit prettier”.
Staff at a Dundee department store have admitted they are worried about the future after the company announced plans to close 50 of its branches.
A man has been remanded in custody after admitting a shoplifting charge.
John West, 46, of the Salvation Army Hostel on Ward Road, was sentenced after he admitted stealing clothing.
Two women have had their sentences deferred for reports and restriction of liberty order assessments after admitting shoplifting.
A drug addict who told police he had nothing sharp on him before he was searched was actually hiding a bloodied needle.
A man has been placed on a community payback order under supervision with a requirement that he attends treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who was driven up to Dundee to go shoplifting.
A man who was driven to Dundee to go shoplifting was nabbed by store detectives after stealing perfume worth £750.
Debenhams is poised to report a halving of its profits next week after the retailer performed poorly over Christmas and was forced to close stores in March due to extreme weather.