Sebastian McCarthy

(Staff)

Reporter covering retail and property. Email stories to seb.mccarthy@cityam.com

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April 2019 articles

Britain's competition watchdog has accused electronics giant Casio of illegally preventing price discounts today. [...]

11 April

A luxury London hotel is set to open its doors next week after months of renovation following a major fire last summer. [...]

11 April

The world’s biggest Primark opened its doors to customers for the first time this morning. [...]

11 April

HMV’s Westfield store in Shepherd's Bush has reopened today, as new owner Doug Putman continues his efforts to negotiate with [...]

11 April

Sports Direct took a further swipe at Debenhams this morning amid growing speculation that Mike Ashley is mulling legal action [...]

11 April

In the never-ending debate about executive pay, examples of failure are cited more frequently than cases of good value for money. [...]

10 April

Sports Direct doubled down on its calls for the administration of Debenhams to be reversed this afternoon, as it mulls potential [...]

10 April

Sir Philip Green’s troubles escalated this morning as an influential parliamentary chair hit out at the billionaire tycoon [...]

10 April

Fears for the future of Britain’s retail industry have been underlined this morning as new data shows a historic low number [...]

10 April

Britain's leading retail maverick Mike Ashley is known for using intemperate language – but in his reaction to the collapse [...]

10 April

Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has launched a scathing attack on the board of Debenhams this afternoon as the British high street [...]

9 April

A new luxury yacht show set to be held at St Katharine Docks this summer has been cancelled amid waning appetite within the industry. [...]

9 April

Embattled department store chain Debenhams has fallen into the hands of its lenders, entering administration despite an 11th-hour [...]

9 April

Confidence in the UK economy tanked to its lowest level in five years last month, as shopping sentiment wavered in the wake of [...]

9 April

Sports Direct has said that Debenhams spurned a £150m equity offer from Mike Ashley, in a sign that the embattled retailer [...]

8 April