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Digital marketing firm the E Word has secured a deal with discount retailer TJ Hughes to lead its SEO and content strategy.

JJB Sports has put itself up for sale after failing to secure the funding needed to rescue the ailing business.

JJB Sports chief executive Keith Jones has resigned with immediate effect.

The latest wave of store closures hitting town centres could be the "final nail in the coffin" for many British high streets.

Chris Ronnie, the former chief executive of Wigan-based JJB Sports, has launched a new retail venture.

JJB Sports has sold its five UK Soccer Domes to Powerleague Fives Ltd for £17.4million.

The company will use the proceeds to reformat its stores.

JJB is keeping the leasehold sites and will continue trading from the attached stores and health clubs.

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Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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