Michael Murray, head of elevation at Sports Direct, tells how brands will get lift-off

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“I’m not just the guy who presses the button in the lift,” Michael Murray says about his unusual role as “head of elevation” at Sports Direct.

The 29-year-old from Doncaster is far from an expensive bell-boy. After impressing Mike Ashley, his future father-in-law, with a series of property deals he is now seen as the next generation at the sportswear retailer as it struggles to transform itself from its bargain basement beginnings.

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