Sports Direct International Plc
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| 17 Sep 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.
| 18 Jul 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.
| 19 Sep 2011
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| 3 Feb 2011
It only takes a look back in time to see why JJB Sports is keen to discuss a takeover offer from rival JD Sports Fashion, after what has been a turbulent few years for the Wigan-based sporting goods retailer.
| 16 Jul 2015
UK retailer Sports Direct International has revealed strong full-year sales and earnings, despite poor weather and falling footfall, and driven by expansion in the UK and across Europe.
| 28 May 2015
UK retailer Sports Direct International saw its share price climb this morning (28 May) as it revealed full-year underlying pre-tax profit in line with market expectations.
| 8 Apr 2015
Cherokee Global Brands has entered into a new license agreement with Sports Direct International to launch a line of Tony Hawk athletic clothes and accessories for the European market.
| 19 Feb 2015
Retailer Sports Direct International overcame a weak winter sports season for its Austrian subsidiary to post increases in gross profit and revenue for the three months to 25 January.
| 11 Feb 2015
Sports Direct International has remained tight-lipped over reports it is facing an investigation over the way 80 staff at its Scottish warehouse were made redundant when administrators were called in.
| 20 Jan 2015
Sports Direct International owner Mike Ashley has placed his USC apparel chain into administration and re-acquired it through his Republic clothing fascia.
| 9 Jan 2015
UK retailer Sports Direct International has remained tight lipped over reports it is planning to close up to a third of its loss-making USC fashion stores.
| 11 Dec 2014
UK retailer Sports Direct International has delivered a robust performance in its first-half, analysts have said, with earnings up nearly 10%.
| 1 Dec 2014
Australian retailer Pacific Brands has completed its divestments of the Brand Collective and Workwear businesses.
| 18 Nov 2014
Australian retailer Pacific Brands is to split and sell off its loss-making Brand Collective apparel and footwear business for AUD39m (US$34m).
| 7 Nov 2014
Sports Direct has raised its stake in UK department store retailer Debenhams, taking owner Mike Ashley's shareholding to 12.7%.
| 30 Oct 2014
Value fashion retailer Primark says it stopped placing orders with one of its UK supplier that has since gone into administration.
| 3 Oct 2014
Sports Direct has acquired a further 4.6% stake in UK department store retailer Debenhams.
| 25 Sep 2014
UK retailer Sports Direct International has made a GBP43m (US$70.1) bet on shares in beleaguered retailer Tesco.
| 10 Sep 2014
UK retailer Sports Direct International has booked an increase in first-quarter sales and profit, despite a "disappointing" performance around the World Cup.
| 3 Sep 2014
The sale of UK department store retailer House of Fraser to the Shanghai-listed retail arm of Chinese conglomerate Sanpower Group for GBP480m (US$791.9m) has been completed.
| 28 Jul 2014
UK department store retailer Debenhams has appointed Mothercare CFO Matt Smith as its finance chief.
| 17 Jul 2014
Sports Direct's near 20% rise in full-year profit has been hailed as a strong performance by one analyst, who expects earnings growth to continue.
| 30 Jun 2014
Retailer Sports Direct International has said it is not considering an offer UK footwear chain Office following recent trade speculation.
| 23 Apr 2014
UK retailer Sports Direct International says it is confident it will meet its full-year profit target, after booking a double-digit hike in fourth-quarter sales.
| 8 Apr 2014
Mike Ashley, the founder of retailer Sports Direct International, has acquired an 11% stake in department store group House of Fraser.
| 8 Apr 2014
Mike Ashley, the founder of Sports Direct International, has sold a GBP223m (US$372.6m) stake in the sporting goods retailer.
| 1 Apr 2014
Around 700 jobs have been saved as a result of a management buyout of Irish sportswear chain Elverys, which has been in examinership since February.
| 19 Feb 2014
Retailer Sports Direct International said it was on track to meet its full-year earnings forecast after seeing group sales rise 11.2% in the three months to 18 February.
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