Sir Philip Green, best known for turning British high street brand Topshop into an international powerhouse, is under intense scrutiny in his home country for his mishandling of retailer BHS. On Thursday, things went from bad to worse: The UK's House of Commons unanimously voted to strip... Continue reading
British Parliament voted on Thursday to strip billionaire Topshop owner Philip Green of his knighthood. The unanimous decision comes after months of criticism due to his involvement in the collapse of BHS, the home retailer he owned...
Backbench MPs called Sir Philip Green a "billionaire spiv" who cried "crocodile tears" over his role in the collapse of BHS during a debate on whether the retail tycoon should be stripped of his knighthood. Conservative MP Iain Wright,...Show More Summary
Sir Philip Green's campaign to protect his knighthood continued on Thursday, with the retail billionaire attacking Labour MP Frank Field for "highly defamatory and false" comments in a TV interview. A letter from Taveta Investments, the Green family's company, was circulated to journalists on Thursday morning. Show More Summary
Sir Philip Green has continued his public defence of his reputation ahead of a vote in parliament on his knighthood on Thursday, telling ITV he is "very, very, very sorry" for the collapse of BHS and insisting "there’s no running away" from the pension issue. Green sat down for an interview with ITV's Robert Peston, broadcast on Tuesday night. Show More Summary
Retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has gone on the offensive against MPs who probed the BHS collapse ahead of a vote in parliament later this week on whether Sir Philip should be stripped of his knighthood. Green, who sold BHS a year...Show More Summary
MPs will vote on whether to strip former BHS owner Sir Philip Green of his knighthood following the collapse of the high street retailer earlier this year. A parliamentary debate is scheduled next week to discuss BHS' collapse, but an amendment has now been added to that debate including a motion to strip Green of the knighthood he received in 2006. Show More Summary
Favoured staff at BHS' head office were paid a collective £2 million ($2.4 million) by former parent company Arcadia as the department store was collapsing, according to the BBC's Panorama programme. However, billionaire retail tycoon...Show More Summary
Beyoncé took to her Instagram account to release images and a video of the new campaign for the fall collection of her activewear line Ivy Park. The new line, a joint venture with Sir Philip Green of Topshop, takes a more minimalist, monochromatic approach, with graphic black-and-white hooded sweatshirts,...