UK: Sports Direct urges OFT probe after Blacks sale
By Richard Woodard | 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.
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