Tag : JD Sports
CMA blocks JD Sports' Footasylum takeover Subscription
JD Sports Fashion’s executive chairman Peter Cowgill has described the competition watchdog’s decision to prohibit his company’s acquisition of rival retailer Footasylum as “absurd”.
JD Sports' Peter Cowgill takes 75% salary cut Subscription
JD Sports has Implemented measures to help preserve capital across the business, and has announced a further delay in publishing its full-year results, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
JD Sports withholds rent and service chargesSubscription
JD Sports has withheld rent and service charges for the quarter, amid warnings that the coronavirus crisis will have a “significant impact” on its outlook.
Coronavirus: JD Sports closes storesSubscription
JD Sports has announced the immediate closure of all stores in the UK, Europe and the US until further notice.
Footasylum has broken its silence on the JD Sports takeover ruling, urging the competition watchdog to “reconsider” its provisional ruling and to regard the impact that Covid-19 will have on the business.
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.
New signings for Edinburgh St JamesSubscription
Edinburgh St James has announced five new fashion retail signings, including & Other Stories and Mango, ahead of its launch in October.
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 take lease of Topshop WestfieldSubscription
JD Sports has signed a 10-year lease on a second store at London’s Westfield Stratford City, taking over the Topshop Topman unit.
'Positive' festive trading at JD Sports Subscription
JD Sports Fashion has reported “positive like-for-like sales” over the Christmas trading period, particularly across international markets.
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.
The UK’s competition watchdog has warned that JD Sports’ move to acquire Footasylum for £90m could hurt competition on the high street, referring it for a further investigation.
Why JD Sports is outpacing its rivalsSubscription
Knowing its customer and its place in the market has allowed JD Sports to thrive while its rivals struggle in a tough environment
JD Sports opens Essex superstoreSubscription
Retailer JD Sports has opened a new store in Essex-based shopping centre Eastgate.
JD Sports opens first store in Austria Subscription
JD Sports has opened its first store in Austria, on Vienna’s Mariahilfer Strasse, as it continues to expand its global portfolio.