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JD Sports gears up to open new store in Cheltenham

Canada Life Asset Management, jointly represented by ARC Retail and Colliers International, has signed JD Sports Fashion plc to prominent premises in Cheltenham’s Regent...

How Footasylum ‘locked in’ Gen Z audience

With over 65 sport and streetwear stores on British high streets and a powerful online offering, Footasylum are so much more than your everyday...
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Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group buys Wigan retail park

Sports Direct owner Frasers Group has bought a retail part in Wigan as it looks to expand its property operations. The Mike Ashley-led retail vehicle...

Sports Direct owner warns over £200 million Covid-19 hit

Sports Direct owner Frasers Group has warned it could take a hit in excess of £200 million due to the Covid-19 restrictions – double...

JD Sports denies hunting for new chief

JD Sports has denied it is searching for a new chairman or chief executive amid reports it is planning a succession. The business said it...

Halfords set to see profits almost double as public transport ditched for bikes

Halfords’ profits are set to almost double for the past year after people shunned public transport in favour of bikes and cars during the...

2980% Subscriber Growth for Entertainment-focused Footasylum

Footasylum are a national streetwear and sportswear retailer, focussed predominantly on the youth and urban demographic. They integrate with their consumers through industry leading...

JD Sports to buy majority stake in Spain’s Deporvillage in £120 million deal

JD Sports is set to buy a majority stake in Spanish retailer Deporvillage in a deal worth about £120 million (140.4 million euros). Shares in...

Nike combine digital features with a unique physical environment

Research into the insights and behaviour of NikePlus members in Los Angeles shows that they are running and style obsessed. They are on the competitive side...

JD Sports ups profit outlook but remains cautious amid rise in Covid cases

Retailer JD Sports has increased its profit outlook after solid trading since shops reopened, but warned over the impact of the current resurgence in...