So it emerged over the weekend that Asos, the London-listed online fashion retailer, is weighing a sale of TopShop...
Posts tagged: Sir Philip Green
Is it Mike Ashley day, today?
The maverick entrepreneur appears to making on-the-record comments everywhere this morning about everything from Arcadia to Debenhams.
To be fair, it was Deidre Hipwell who dug out some great quotes from Ashley (probably yesterday) about Sir Philip Green's Arcadia that made a superlative splash in The Times business section. Below is the link:..
There is an intriguing little diary piece in today's The Times about how a mystery property tycoon with a penchant for the Latin phrase Veni Vidi Vici has bought 200 copies of Oliver Shah's new tome about Sir Philip Green and is handing them out to friends, business acquaintances and colleagues.
Below is a link to Dom Walsh's City people diary column:..
How Sir Philip Green, a BBC business editor and ailing retailer helped an intrepid young hack win business and finance journalist of the year award at the Press Awards
Congratulations to Oliver Shah, City Editor over at The Sunday Times.
Olly, a sometime colleague, last night got his just deserves for his series of brilliant scoops about Sir Philip Greed, the strange sale of BHS to Dominic Chappell for a £1 and the evenutal collapse of the business.
Most importantly, Olly's scoops, stories and investigative features played a large part in Sir Philip coughing up £363 million for the BHS pension scheme...
Little old Betaville has been running now for a couple of years and has developed a bit of a following in the City. And some readers are now even offering to write pieces for little old Betaville.
So, as a bit of an experiment, below is a contribution from a certain “Mr Shears”. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
A contribution from Mr Shears:
There’s many a slip twixt cup and lip, as my old boss used to say...
Most of my peers and rivals are down in Westminster live tweeting Sir Philip Green's interview (wind up) by MPs.
But I thought I would take this opportunity to set the record straight. After this morning's post I had a call from a representative of the Soares do Santos family in Portugal, claiming the family is not backing Greg Tufnell's consortium in its attempt to buy BHS...
Once again Oliver Shah comes up a with more cracking stuff on the BHS saga in today's The Sunday Times. Here is a link to today's scoop:
Working at a British national newspaper over a bank holiday weekend can be particularly torturous. That's because, typically, there aren't many cracking business stories to be followed over a 72 hour period in which British markets have shut down...