Tag : Peter Cowgill
CMA's JD Sports ruling a 'watershed' momentSubscription
As the competition watchdog decides whether to block JD Sports Fashion’s takeover of rival Footasylum, Drapers explores what the “landmark ruling” will mean for the future of the fashion retail sector.
How JD Sports became a retail powerhouseSubscription
JD Sports Fashion executive chairman Peter Cowgill reveals how he built a multi-billion pound sportswear behemoth.
The retail industry is calling for urgent action on business rates from the government as high streets across the UK prepare for another wave of store closures.
JD Sports to debut in ParisSubscription
JD Sports has announced that it will be opening a new 21,500 sq ft flagship store in Paris, France, at the start of the summer.
JD Sports defends Footasylum takeover bidSubscription
JD Sports has defended its Footasylum takeover bid by claiming major sportswear brand owners, namely Nike and Adidas, set the competitive framework between retailers.
JD Sports to open Brighton superstore Subscription
JD Sports is relocating its store in Brighton-based shopping centre Churchill Square to a new 16,500 sq ft superstore in spring 2020.
Drapers investigates the dominance of Nike and Adidas in the sportswear industry as they both shift toward direct-to-consumer strategies.
Pentland sells £177m stake in JD Sports Subscription
Pentland Group, the largest shareholder in JD Sports, has sold a stake in the sportswear retailer worth £177m.
Peter Cowgill, the executive chairman of JD Sports Fashion, will announce later today that he remains confident that the group will deliver ”headline” profit before tax in its full year results.
Peter Cowgill continued the global march of JD Sports Fashion this year. In June, the group bought US retailer Finish Line for $588m (£396m), adding to its fascias, Tessuti, Size?, Footpatrol, Mainline and Scotts.