The investors aren’t happy. But Mike Ashley doesn’t have to care
The Guardian -

Shareholders have a litany of issues to raise at Sports Direct’s AGM. But the boss won’t be there to hear them

As the owner of Newcastle United Football Club, Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley is used to being shouted at for 90 minutes by angry people dissatisfied with his stewardship. Happily, he will face no such ordeal at next week’s Sports Direct annual meeting, thanks to a stroke of genius on his part. He isn’t going to show up.

It’s rather unusual for a company to hold an AGM without the...


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