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Furniture retailer ScS has pulled out of the running to acquire Sofa.com, paving the way for Mike Ashley to buy the group.
ScS said it is "no longer in discussions" with the firm about a deal.
It had been up against Mr Ashley's Sports Direct to buy the firm in a multi-million-pound tie up.
It looks like a cross-pollination of Mike Ashley's retail brands is beginning.
Lingerie by Agent Provocateur, the firm that the Sports Direct billionaire bought out of administration in 2017, will soon be sold in House of Fraser, which Mr Ashley also bought out of administration last year.