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UK: John David announces name change just-style.com | 15 Jul 08

UK sporting goods retailer John David Group has changed its name to JD Sports Fashion with immediate effect.


UK: John David announces name change just-style.com | 15 Jul 08

UK sporting goods retailer John David Group has changed its name to JD Sports Fashion with immediate effect.


UK: John David announces name change just-style.com | 15 Jul 08

UK sporting goods retailer John David Group has changed its name to JD Sports Fashion with immediate effect.


UK: JD continues upwards sales trend, maintains margins just-style.com | 9 Jun 08

Like-for-like sales for the seven weeks to 31 May have marginally improved in both its sports and fashion fascias, The John David Group said today (9 June).


UK: JD continues upwards sales trend, maintains margins just-style.com | 9 Jun 08

Like-for-like sales for the seven weeks to 31 May have marginally improved in both its sports and fashion fascias, The John David Group said today (9 June).


UK: JD hails “substantial progress” as FY profit doubles just-style.com | 15 Apr 08

Sports and leisurewear retailer John David Group (JD) more than doubled its full-year pre-tax profit to GBP35m (US$68.9m) on stronger profit margins and double-digit revenue hikes.


In the money: Festive trading in the UK just-style.com | 14 Jan 08

The past few weeks have revealed precisely how much respite Christmas spending has granted fashion retailers on the UK high street, with chains including Marks and Spencer and JJB Sports providing trading updates on the festive period.


UK: John David lifts FY guidance on strong Christmas trading just-style.com | 10 Jan 08

Sports and leisurewear retailer John David Group (JD) has raised its full year guidance after the company enjoyed a better than expected Christmas trading period.


UK: John David Group acquires Bank Stores just-style.com | 10 Dec 07

The John David Group (JD) has acquired branded fashion wear company Bank Stores Holdings for GBP18.5m (US$27.17m), in its second strategic buy this month.


UK: JD to beat full-year expectations, buys 49% of Focus just-style.com | 4 Dec 07

Sports and leisurewear retailer The John David Group has posted a positive like-for-like sales hike of 11.8% for the 44 week period to 1 December 2007, despite a recent slowdown, and indicated that January's profit result will beat expectations.


UK: John David’s H1 profit soars 65% on higher sportswear sales just-style.com | 26 Sep 07

John David Group on Wednesday (26 September) reported a 65% jump in first-half pretax profit to GBP5.3m (US$10.7m) as higher sales in its revamped sportswear division and store closures boosted its bottom line.


UK: John David Group sees sales rise just-style.com | 26 Jul 07


UK: John David sports positive 2006 as pre-tax profit rises 51% just-style.com | 27 Apr 07

John David Group, the operator of sporting goods chain JD Sports, has increased profits by 51% on the back of higher revenues.


UK: JD Sports to manage merchandising with Oracle just-style.com | 23 Apr 07

Specialty sports fashion and casual wear retailer JD Sports has selected Oracle Retail applications to help manage merchandising and planning processes across its 360 stores in the UK and Ireland.


UK: John David encouraged by sports sales just-style.com | 11 Jan 07

The John David Group has reported strong trading driven by the performance of its core sports division.


UK: John David back to profit in H1 just-style.com | 28 Sep 06

Sports fashion retailer The John David Group said it returned to profit in the first half of the year but warned that full-year trading still rested on the Christmas period.


UK: Sales turnaround at John David Group just-style.com | 20 Jul 06

Sportswear and fashion retailer The John David Group has seen an improvement in like-for-like sales in the 24 weeks to 15 July, the company said at its AGM.


UK: JD Sports Sales Take Turn For The Worst just-style.com | 5 Oct 05

John David Group, which owns sportswear chain JD Sports, has reported a slump in sales since July on a combination of poor consumer spending and internal problems.


UK: John Casey Joins Asics As UK Sales Director just-style.com | 8 Feb 05

John Casey has been appointed to the newly created position of sales director at sports brand Asics.


UK: Sales At JD Sports Continue To Grow just-style.com | 19 Jan 05

John David Group, which operates the JD Sports chain, says sales continue to improve throughout its primary sports retail division.


UK: John David Group Acquires RD Scott For £4m just-style.com | 16 Dec 04

John David Group, which owns sports apparel chain JD Sports, has acquired privately held casual fashion retailer RD Scott for £4 million.


UK: Losses Force JD Sports To Close More Stores just-style.com | 15 Oct 04

Retail company John David Group is planning to shut more stores in its underperforming JD Sports chain after an increase in losses following the purchase of the First Sport chain.


UK: John David FY Pre-Tax Profit Falls To £6m just-style.com | 11 May 04

Athletic apparel and footwear retailer John David Group has posted a pre-tax profit of £6 million for fiscal 2003, compared with £15.1m in the 10 months to January 2003.


UK: Best Resigns As John David Chairman just-style.com | 17 Mar 04

The executive chairman of sportswear retailer The John David Group has resigned by mutual agreement, sparking rumours of a falling out with senior management.


UK: Stylo Barratt Shoes Names David Patrick MD just-style.com | 8 Jan 04

Stylo Plc said Thursday that it has named David Stephen Patrick as managing director of Stylo Barratt Shoes Limited, and as an executive director of the Stylo group of companies.


UK: Stylo Barratt Shoes Names David Patrick MD just-style.com | 8 Jan 04

Stylo Plc said Thursday that it has named David Stephen Patrick as managing director of Stylo Barratt Shoes Limited, and as an executive director of the Stylo group of companies.


UK: Fashion MD Percival Leaves John David Group just-style.com | 5 Dec 03

Sportswear retailer John David Group has announced the departure of fashion division managing director Richard Percival after just six months with the business.


UK: New Secretary For John David Group just-style.com | 6 Nov 03

Sportswear retailer The John David Group has appointed Brian Small to the role of group finance director and company secretary. Small, who currently holds the position of operations finance director for Intercare Group Plc, will also become a member of both the London-based company’s board and executive board.


UK: John David Swings To H1 Loss, Finance Chief Quits just-style.com | 9 Oct 03

Sports apparel and footwear retailer John David Group Plc on Thursday revealed it swung to a first half loss and said finance director Malcolm Blackhurst is to leave to pursue other interests.


UK: John David Issues FY Profit Warning just-style.com | 6 Aug 03

Sporting goods chain John David Group saw its shares slump on Wednesday after it issued a profit warning ahead of its annual results. The company, whose banners include JD Sports, First Sport, and Size?, said same-store sales for the six months to July 31 fell three per cent and added its full-year profit would be "significantly below" market expectations.

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