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UK: JD Sports buys Peter Werth, Pink Soda just-style.com | 31 May 11

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.


The week ahead on just-style... just-style.com | 18 Apr 11

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.


UK: JD Sports posts 28% FY profit rise just-style.com | 13 Apr 11

UK sporting goods retailer JD Sports has posted strong full-year profits but is cautious about consumer spending in the year ahead.


UK: JJB gets backing for rescue plan just-style.com | 15 Mar 11

Key investors in UK sporting goods retailer JJB Sports have backed a rescue plan that includes raising an extra GBP65m (US$104m) in funds - as long as it can cut a deal with landlords.


UK: JD drops interest in JJB just-style.com | 11 Mar 11

UK sporting goods retailer JD Sports Fashion has decided against pursuing an offer for struggling rival JJB Sports.


UK: JJB Sports review threatens 95 stores Joe Ayling | 11 Feb 11

Embattled sporting goods retailer JJB Sports has announced plans to close 45 under-performing stores in the UK and review a further 50 in the next two years.


In the money: JD lines up JJB offer Joe Ayling | 3 Feb 11

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.


UK: JD in buyout talks with JJB just-style.com | 2 Feb 11

UK sporting goods retailer JD Sports is in talks over a possible takeover bid for rival chain JJB Sports.


UK: JD Sports to acquire Champion just-style.com | 26 Jan 11

Sporting goods retailer JD Sports Fashion is to acquire Irish sports brand Champion in a deal worth around EUR17m (GBP14.75m).


UK: JD Sports Christmas sales beat expectations just-style.com | 7 Jan 11

Retailer JD Sports Fashion has increased its full-year profit forecast after recording “pleasing” Christmas sales that beat its own expectations.


UK: JD Sports like-for-like sales continue to edge up just-style.com | 16 Nov 10

Like-for-like sales in the UK and Ireland have continued to edge upwards, sports fashion and footwear retailer JD Sports said in a progress update today (16 November).


UK: JD Sports posts surge in H1 profit, revenue just-style.com | 21 Sep 10

Retailer JD Sports Fashion reported a 70% surge in first-half profits, driven by double-digit revenue gains from its sports-themed stores in particular.


The week ahead on just-style... Joe Ayling | 20 Sep 10

Taking a look at the week ahead for the footwear and apparel industry, here is news editor Joe Ayling's snapshot of just-style's latest news and insights agenda.


UK: World Cup boosts JD Sports Fashion sales just-style.com | 9 Jun 10

JD Sports Fashion has reported a furthering improvement in its like for like trading performance since the end of January, as the influence of the football World Cup on trading begin to takes effect.


UK: JD Sports chairman hails product range Simon Warburton | 15 Apr 10

JD Sports' executive chairman attributed the company's impressive rise in profits to growing market share allied with a targeted product range, in an interview with just-style.


UK: JD Sports unveils healthy profit rise just-style.com | 14 Apr 10

Sporting goods retailer JD Sports has posted a rise in group profit before tax and exceptional items of 26% to GBP67.4m (US$92m), up from GBP53.6m in 2009.


UK: Sports Direct eyes Blacks Leisure stake just-style.com | 22 Feb 10

Sporting goods retailer Sports Direct is looking to acquire an additional stake in outdoor apparel company Blacks Leisure Group, and said it intends to vote against resolutions at a forthcoming general meeting if it does.


UK: JD Sports fears weather will dent upbeat Christmas just-style.com | 7 Jan 10

Athletic clothing and footwear retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc today (7 January) said it expects its full-year pre-tax profit to beat expectations after like-for-like sales rose 6.6% during the Christmas trading period.


UK: JJB sees interim revenues plunge 29% just-style.com | 17 Dec 09

Sporting goods chain JJB Sports has seen sales plummet since it reached the first half of its financial year, and said in an interim statement today (17 December) that it remains cautious about the festive period.


INSIGHT: Sports Direct eyes World Cup glory Richard Woodard | 10 Dec 09

Pinning your hopes on the success of the England football team can be a soul-destroying business, as any long-suffering fan will tell you. So it’s as well that the success of retailer Sports Direct International is built on more than the penalty-taking prowess of Rooney, Gerrard, Lampard and co.


UK: JD Sports sells remaining JJB shares just-style.com | 10 Dec 09

Sporting goods firm JD Sports has sold its remaining stake in rival retailer JJB Sports, it announced today.


UK: JD Sports "encouraged" by performance just-style.com | 1 Dec 09

JD Sports Fashion has said that the performance of its stores remain encouraging despite the increased competition in the sector.


UK: JD Sports starts shipping internationally just-style.com | 30 Nov 09

Leading British sports fashion retailer JD Sports has now added an international shipping option to its delivery portfolio.


UK: Court to rule on Sports Direct stakes in retailers just-style.com | 28 Oct 09

A row between Sports Direct and a collapsed bank’s administrators over the ownership of stakes in two retailers is set to end up in court.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 25 Sep 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style. Click on each headline for the full story.


UK: JD Sports boosts first-half profit by 14.5% just-style.com | 22 Sep 09

Sporting goods firm JD Sports has bolstered profit during the first half of the year, allowing it to open new stores and make acquisitions.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 7 Aug 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.


UK: JD Sports buys Canterbury brand for GBP6.5m just-style.com | 4 Aug 09

Retailer JD Sports has bought the leading rugby-focused sportswear brand Canterbury of New Zealand in a GBP6.5m (US$11m) deal.


UK: JD Sports encouraged by recent sales boost just-style.com | 8 Jun 09

UK sportswear retailer JD Sports has reported a 1.7% increase in like-for-like sales over the past eight weeks, but warned its margins may be squeezed by exchange rate pressures this year.


Top stories on just-style this week... just-style.com | 22 May 09

Here is a roundup of the top five most-read stories on just-style this week. Click on each headline for the full story.

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