Tag : JD Sports
JD Sports founders to float FootasylumSubscription
JD Sports founders John Wardle and David Makin are reportedly going to float footwear chain Footasylum, which has a predicted value of around £150m before new money is raised through the listing.
JD Sports buys stake in South Korean retailerSubscription
JD Sports Fashion is continuing its acquisitive strategy by snapping up a 15% stake in South Korean multi-brand footwear retailer Hot-T for £5.5m.
JD Sports sales leap forecastSubscription
JD Sports is on track to report a jump in sales later this week, despite increasing competition in the thriving athleisure market.
JD Sports founders to sell Footasylum stakeSubscription
The families of JD Sports founders John Wardle and David Makin are set to gain at least £40m from the sale of a stake in retailer Footasylum.
JD Sports to open Glasgow flagshipSubscription
JD Sports has announced a new flagship store in Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre.
Fast fashion womenswear firm Quiz has confirmed its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange’s junior Aim market, as it seeks funds for growth.
JD Sports’ Go Outdoors acquisition approvedSubscription
JD Sports Fashion’s acquisition of Go Outdoors has been given approval by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
This week has been another tale of contrasting fates. The long-embattled Jaeger went into administration, which is no surprise to many, but is a sad blow to the high street and to the 680 workers affected. Meanwhile, JD Sports Fashion goes from strength to strength.
Executive chairman of JD Sports Fashion Peter Cowgill has said Brexit headwinds are a concern for the second half of the year, despite record sales and profits at the sportswear chain.
Record sales and profits at JD Sports Subscription
JD Sports Fashion has posted another record year as profits before tax soared 81% year on year to £238.4m.