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Why exemplary ethics will pay off beyond the coronavirus outbreak

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, retailers that have displayed strong ethics will be remembered by consumers when normality returns, writes Emily Salter of GlobalData.

Jack Wills sold; Hong Kong stores closed

Struggling UK fashion chain Jack Wills has been bought by Sports Direct for £12.75 million after being placed in administration.

Ikea Malaysia to anchor new Batu Kawan mall

Ikea Malaysia is preparing to open the first phase of a shopping centre linked directly to its blue-box home furnishing store in Batu Kawan, Northern Malaysia.

Buyers line up for troubled Jack Wills

Prospective suitors are lining up to bid for troubled fashion retailer Jack Wills.

Buyers line up for troubled Jack Wills

Prospective suitors are lining up to bid for troubled fashion retailer Jack Wills.

JD Sports to acquire Footasylum for US$120 million

After acquiring an 18.7 per cent interest in the business, JD Sports has made a move to acquire footwear retailer Footasylum, offering $1.54 per share.

Chinese owner Nanjing Cenbest loses House of Fraser

House of Fraser’s rescue deal leaves Nanjing Cenbest – which brokered the failed C.banner International investment – with nothing.

C.banner drops House of Fraser rescue as share price plummets

C.banner International has dropped its House of Fraser rescue plan, dealing a potentially fatal blow.

JD Sports to buy America’s Finish Line

British sports-goods retailer JD Sports Fashion is to pay US$558 million to acquire America’s Finish Line.

Ethical Sourcing? Most shoppers won’t pay for it

Most consumers are not willing to pay more for ethical sourcing when it comes to clothing and footwear, according to Verdict Retail.

Sportsdirect.com Malaysia expands

Sportsdirect.com Malaysia has opened its 13th store this week with four more planned by November.