Sporting goods chain JJB Sports has confirmed appointing administrators to its lifestyle stores Original Shoe Company and Qubefootwear.

The UK company has appointed Messrs. Fleming, Costley-Wood and Nimmo of KPMG LLP as joint administrators of OSC and Qube, having announced on 10 February its intent to do so.

OSC is a retailer of branded lifestyle clothing and footwear operating out of 64 stores and Qube is a retailer of fashion footwear with 13 stores.

JJB purchased the stores in 2008, paying a nominal fee for Qube and acquiring OSC for GBP5m.