Buying House of Fraser and ultimately loss-making stakes in firms like Debenhams and MySale may have been a chastening experience for Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley, but it hasn't stopped him from looking for more buys.
It's now more than a month since Links of London was reportedly close to collapse and was said to be mulling a CVA to help it survive. But a new report said owner Folli Follie is trying to find a buyer for the chain.
Watch specialist, Watchfinder & Co has opened its first store in the West Midlands, at the Bullring, as the shopping centre continues to attract top names that are expanding their physical stores footprint.
France's Sézane is to open its third permanent store and will set foot in London with a more-than-2,000 sq ft location in Notting Hill. The opening comes at the same time as a new investor has taken a minority stake.