27 January 2014
UK retailer JD Sports Fashion has revealed plans to launch a value fashion chain, with store numbers expected to see double-digit growth by the end of the year.
13 January 2014
Sports Direct International, owned by Newcastle United football club owner Mike Ashley, has acquired a 4.6% stake in UK retailer Debenhams.
10 January 2014
JD Sports Fashion has hailed a "robust performance" over Christmas, driven by its core sports fascias, and expects further growth elsewhere in the group this year.
29 November 2013
Retailer JD Sports Fashion has posted a rise in third-quarter sales, but says its full-year results will depend on its performance during the Christmas shopping period.
18 November 2013
UK retailer JD Sports Fashion is continuing to bolster its outdoor division after acquiring a majority stake in ActivInstinct, the online retailer of technical sporting and outdoor wear.
13 November 2013
UK retail chain JD Sports Fashion has added to its portfolio by acquiring a controlling stake in outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Tiso Group for an undisclosed sum.
18 September 2013
Retail group JD Sports Fashion recorded a robust rise in first-half profits, driven by a strong performance from the company’s sporting goods stores.
10 July 2013
JD Sports Fashion has named Gwynn Milligan managing director of its Bank fashion stores, replacing Peter Alecock who has been promoted to group commercial operations director.
9 July 2013
More than 50 UK and overseas firms have expressed interest in buying upmarket UK fashion retailer Nicole Farhi, less than a week after it collapsed into administration.
3 July 2013
The number of UK retailers falling into administration in the first half of 2013 fell by nearly one-third, with new research suggesting those that remain in business are now stronger and more robust.
1 July 2013
Retail group JD Sports Fashion has bought the Ark fashion chain out of administration, in a move that saves ten shops and 160 jobs.
19 June 2013
Outdoor retail chains Blacks and Millets are expected to make a “substantial, but significantly reduced” loss this year, parent company JD Sports Fashion said.
3 June 2013
UK sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion has today (3 June) confirmed plans to open its first ten stores in the Netherlands later this year.
17 April 2013
UK sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion has seen its full-year pre-tax profit plummet, after losses at the Blacks Leisure outdoor clothing and equipment chain offset higher revenue.
7 February 2013
Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports has confirmed to just-style that Tom Knight, who led the development of its sports performance fascia, has left the business.
5 February 2013
Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports Fashion has acquired youth clothing brand Gio Goi - less than a month after it collapsed into administration.
17 January 2013
Youth clothing brand Gio Goi has fallen into administration.
10 January 2013
Retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc expects full-year profit to come in at the low end of expectations after gains in its branded sportswear business continue to be offset by "significant" losses in its outdoor clothing stores.
21 November 2012
Like-for-like sales are improving at retailer JD Sports Fashion, despite strongly contrasting trends from the company’s two main divisions.
18 September 2012
JD Sports has revealed plans to close more Blacks stores after the outdoor wear retailer weighed down the group's first-half results.
17 September 2012
The UK's Office of Fair Trading is expected to investigate any attempt by Sports Direct to acquire 180 stores from rival JJB Sports, which is expected to file for administration this week, according to reports.
23 August 2012
UK sportswear retailer JD Sports has announced plans to sell rugby apparel brand Canterbury to Pentland, and will acquire the OneTrueSaxon brand from the group.
18 July 2012
UK retailers are hoping the London 2012 Olympics will contribute to a multi-million pound boost in sales. But will sportswear retailers be the only beneficiaries, or could value retailers expect to see some uplift too? Katie Smith reports.
13 June 2012
Retailer JD Sports Fashion recorded a 1.5% increase in like-for-like sales in the 19 weeks to 9 June, but margins came under pressure as offers continued to drive the market.
12 April 2012
UK sportswear retailer JD Sports has seen its full-year pre-tax profit hit by its acquisition of Blacks Leisure, the UK's largest outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, earlier this year.
16 January 2012
Sporting goods and retail company Sports Direct is poised to acquire the Hot Tuna surf fashion brand in a GBP950,000 (US$1.45m) deal.
12 January 2012
Retailer JD Sports Fashion believes its full-year result will meet current expectations, despite its recent GBP20m (US$31m) acquisition of Blacks Leisure.
10 January 2012
Retailer Sports Direct has urged the UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to investigate the outdoor and sports retail markets following the sale of Blacks Leisure to rival JD Sports.
10 January 2012
Sportswear retailer JD Sports is to acquire Blacks Leisure Group, the UK's largest outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, from its administrators for GBP20m.
9 January 2012
JD Sports today (9 January) confirmed that it is in "advanced discussions" with struggling outdoor retailer Blacks Leisure about buying its assets.