Debenhams PLC (DEB.L)
Thu, Sep 13 2018
Sept 13 ** Debenhams slips as much as 12.1 pct on Thursday, after Mike Ashley's Sports Direct officially ruled out a takeover bid for co
LONDON Britain's Sports Direct officially ruled out a takeover bid for Debenhams on Wednesday after an outgoing director of the sportswear firm said the board had discussed combining the department store group with House of Fraser.
* CEO Ashley surprises with AGM appearance (Adds statement from Sports Direct)
Sept 12 Mike Ashley's Sports Direct does not intend to make an offer to acquire Debenhams, the British sportswear firm said on Wednesday, in response to "recent press speculation".
LONDON, Sept 12 Combining the department store groups House of Fraser and Debenhams has been discussed at board level by Sports Direct, outgoing non-executive director Simon Bentley said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Sept 11 British department store retailer Debenhams said on Tuesday that while major store closures were an option, the company was not actively pursuing this route.
* Shares fall as much as 19.5 pct to record low (Adds details of Debenhams' latest statement, updates shares)
LONDON, Sept 10 Debenhams, the struggling British department store chain, said on Monday it was working on "longer term options" as it forecast profit for its full 2017-18 year within the current range of analysts' expectations.
LONDON, Sept 10 Shares in struggling British retailer Debenhams hit a record low on Monday after it widened the remit of adviser KPMG to include examining future options for the group, including a possible Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA).
LONDON, Aug 22 Debenhams, the British department store group that has issued three profit warnings this year, said on Wednesday it had recruited a former chief financial officer of Domino's Pizza to be its new finance chief.