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UK: JD Sports to buy Blacks Leisure in GBP20m deal Petah Marian | 10 Jan 12

Sportswear retailer JD Sports is to acquire Blacks Leisure Group, the UK's largest outdoor clothing and equipment retailer, from its administrators for GBP20m.


UK: JD Sports confirms "advanced" Blacks talks Petah Marian | 9 Jan 12

JD Sports today (9 January) confirmed that it is in "advanced discussions" with struggling outdoor retailer Blacks Leisure about buying its assets.


UK: Blacks to enter administration as part of sale plans Petah Marian | 6 Jan 12

Blacks Leisure Group today (6 January) said that it plans to enter administration as part of plans to sell the business.


UK: JD Sports maintains guidance despite downturn Richard Woodard | 23 Nov 11

Retailer JD Sports Fashion is maintaining its guidance for the full year despite seeing a recent sales downturn – but the company warned that the Christmas trading period would be crucial to its fortunes.


UK: JD Sports maintains guidance despite downturn Richard Woodard | 23 Nov 11

Retailer JD Sports Fashion is maintaining its guidance for the full year despite seeing a recent sales downturn – but the company warned that the Christmas trading period would be crucial to its fortunes.


UK: JD Sports loses GBP700,000 in stock through riots Petah Marian | 21 Sep 11

JD Sports says it lost some GBP700,000 (US$1m) in stock during the UK riots last month, but does not think the unrest will impact its full-year results.


UK: Retailers count the cost of riots Leonie Barrie | 10 Aug 11

UK retailers, already under pressure from a slowdown in consumer spending, are now counting the cost after four shocking days of rioting and looting in towns and cities across the UK caused widespread damage on the high street.


UK: JD Sports Fashion selects Centric PLM software Leonie Barrie | 10 Aug 11

Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc has selected Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help improve the product development process for its apparel lines.


UK: JD Sports Fashion selects Centric PLM software Leonie Barrie | 10 Aug 11

Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc has selected Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help improve the product development process for its apparel lines.


UK: JD Sports Fashion selects Centric PLM software Leonie Barrie | 10 Aug 11

Sports and casual wear retailer JD Sports Fashion Plc has selected Centric Software to provide product lifecycle management (PLM) software to help improve the product development process for its apparel lines.


LUXEMBOURG: Fila restructures EMEA licensing just-style.com | 4 Jul 11

In its first major move since repurchasing the master license for its brand in Europe last January, Fila Luxembourg has agreed several long-term licensing deals for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region aimed at re-establishing the firm as a premier sport lifestyle brand.


LUXEMBOURG: Fila restructures EMEA licensing just-style.com | 4 Jul 11

In its first major move since repurchasing the master license for its brand in Europe last January, Fila Luxembourg has agreed several long-term licensing deals for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region aimed at re-establishing the firm as a premier sport lifestyle brand.


Global news roundup just-style.com | 24 Jun 11

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Global news roundup just-style.com | 24 Jun 11

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Global news roundup just-style.com | 24 Jun 11

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


UK: JD Sports buys Cecil Gee for GBP1.7m just-style.com | 20 Jun 11

Retailer JD Sports has acquired men’s wear chain Cecil Gee, including eight of the brand’s stores, from Moss Bros for GBP1.7m (US$2.8m), the company has confirmed.


UK: JD Sports acquires Sprinter group just-style.com | 20 Jun 11

UK retailer JD Sports Fashions has moved to acquire Spain’s Sprinter group in a deal that has cost the company EUR20m (US$29m).


UK: JD Sports sales decline “expected” just-style.com | 9 Jun 11

Like-for-like sales at retail group JD Sports are down 2.8% on the year to date, but the company insists that trading remains in line with management expectations.


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: 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 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 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 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 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.

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