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.
6 January 2012
Blacks Leisure Group today (6 January) said that it plans to enter administration as part of plans to sell the business.
23 November 2011
Retailer JD Sports Fashion is maintaining its guidance for the full year despite seeing a recent sales downturn – but the company warned that the Christmas trading period would be crucial to its fortunes.
21 September 2011
JD Sports says it lost some GBP700,000 (US$1m) in stock during the UK riots last month, but does not think the unrest will impact its full-year results.
10 August 2011
UK retailers, already under pressure from a slowdown in consumer spending, are now counting the cost after four shocking days of rioting and looting in towns and cities across the UK caused widespread damage on the high street.
10 August 2011
Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc has selected Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help improve the product development process for its apparel lines.
6 July 2011
UK sporting goods retailer Sports Direct International has bought a majority stake in two fashion firms - West Coast Capital (USC) and Cruise Clothing Ltd (Cruise) - in a deal worth GBP7.0m (US$11.2m).
4 July 2011
In its first major move since repurchasing the master license for its brand in Europe last January, Fila Luxembourg has agreed several long-term licensing deals for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region aimed at re-establishing the firm as a premier sport lifestyle brand.
24 June 2011
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
20 June 2011
Retailer JD Sports has acquired men’s wear chain Cecil Gee, including eight of the brand’s stores, from Moss Bros for GBP1.7m (US$2.8m), the company has confirmed.
20 June 2011
UK retailer JD Sports Fashions has moved to acquire Spain’s Sprinter group in a deal that has cost the company EUR20m (US$29m).
9 June 2011
Like-for-like sales at retail group JD Sports are down 2.8% on the year to date, but the company insists that trading remains in line with management expectations.
31 May 2011
Retailer JD Sports has moved to acquire the major assets of collapsed business Brand Acquisitions, including men’s wear label Peter Werth and women’s wear brand Pink Soda.
18 April 2011
Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is a snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.