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    CMA blocks JD Sports' Footasylum takeover Subscription

    News6 May 2020

    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”. 

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    JD Sports' Peter Cowgill takes 75% salary cut Subscription

    News24 April 2020

    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. 

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    JD Sports withholds rent and service chargesSubscription

    News2 April 2020

    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.

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    Coronavirus: JD Sports closes storesSubscription

    News24 March 2020

    JD Sports has announced the immediate closure of all stores in the UK, Europe and the US until further notice.

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    Footasylum breaks silence on JD Sports CMA rulingSubscription

    News17 March 2020

    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. 

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    CMA's JD Sports ruling a 'watershed' momentSubscription

    News17 February 2020

    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.

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    New signings for Edinburgh St JamesSubscription

    News30 January 2020

    Edinburgh St James has announced five new fashion retail signings, including & Other Stories and Mango, ahead of its launch in October. 

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    How JD Sports became a retail powerhouseSubscription

    The Drapers Interview23 January 2020

    JD Sports Fashion executive chairman Peter Cowgill reveals how he built a multi-billion pound sportswear behemoth.

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    'Broken' business rates take toll on high streetsSubscription

    News21 January 2020

    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.

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    JD Sports to take lease of Topshop WestfieldSubscription

    News10 January 2020

    JD Sports has signed a 10-year lease on a second store at London’s Westfield Stratford City, taking over the Topshop Topman unit. 

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    'Positive' festive trading at JD Sports Subscription

    News10 January 2020

    JD Sports Fashion has reported “positive like-for-like sales” over the Christmas trading period, particularly across international markets.

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    JD Sports to debut in ParisSubscription

    News8 January 2020

    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. 

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    JD Sports defends Footasylum takeover bidSubscription

    News24 December 2019

    JD Sports has defended its Footasylum takeover bid by claiming major sportswear brand owners, namely Nike and Adidas, set the competitive framework between retailers. 

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    JD Sports to open Brighton superstore Subscription

    News17 December 2019

    JD Sports is relocating its store in Brighton-based shopping centre Churchill Square to a new 16,500 sq ft superstore in spring 2020.  

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    Drapers investigates: Do Nike and Adidas hold too much power?Subscription

    Features12 December 2019

    Drapers investigates the dominance of Nike and Adidas in the sportswear industry as they both shift toward direct-to-consumer strategies.

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    Pentland sells £177m stake in JD Sports Subscription

    News12 December 2019

    Pentland Group, the largest shareholder in JD Sports, has sold a stake in the sportswear retailer worth £177m. 

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    JD Sports Footasylum deal faces further watchdog probeSubscription

    News19 September 2019

    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.

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    Why JD Sports is outpacing its rivalsSubscription

    News18 September 2019

    Knowing its customer and its place in the market has allowed JD Sports to thrive while its rivals struggle in a tough environment

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    JD Sports opens Essex superstoreSubscription

    News12 August 2019

    Retailer JD Sports has opened a new store in Essex-based shopping centre Eastgate.

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    JD Sports opens first store in Austria Subscription

    News5 July 2019

    JD Sports has opened its first store in Austria, on Vienna’s Mariahilfer Strasse, as it continues to expand its global portfolio. 

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