Department store Jenners could be under threat in Edinburgh with the owner of the building it occupies, Bestseller's boss, planning to convert the space into a part-retail location with a hotel, bar and restaurant.
House of Fraser has been criticised after clothing items containing real fur were spotted on its real and virtual shelves, contradicting a no-fur policy initiated before it was bought by Sports Direct last year.
Retail billionaire Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct, has demanded new rent deals are tied to sales across his store empire that now includes HoF and Jack Wills as well as Sports Direct and Flannels.
In the same week as Mothercare threw in the towel with its UK stores, rival mother and baby products chain Mamas & Papas has opted for a pre-pack administration with its existing owner back in control.
Sports Direct's latest acquisition is a retail park in Hertfordshire that it bought for a third of the price paid by its previous owners. The company said it's planning to transform it into an aspirational destination.