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September 21, 2018

Who is Mike Ashley? Analysing one of Britain’s most controversial retail magnates

From building one of Britain's biggest retail chains in Sports Direct to accusing shareholders of stabbing him in the back in a "Donald Trumpian" statement, Mike Ashley is one of the most colourful, unorthodox and controversial characters in business. Dan Robinson looks at his rapid rise and the problems he now faces as investors revolt

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