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Sports Direct chief lands new PR gaffe
Thursday 15 Dec 2016 Author: William Cain

Embattled retailer Sports Direct International (SPD) is lavishing $51.1m (£40.3m) on a corporate jet.

The revelation could hardly have been more poorly timed given woeful interims (8 Dec) containing further downgrades to earnings guidance and raising further questions over corporate governance.

As Shares explains in Big News, there are reasons to stay positive on the sporting goods seller but Mike Ashley doesn’t help himself with PR clangers such as this.

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