UK: JD Sports to buy Blacks Leisure in GBP20m deal
By Petah Marian | 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.
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