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JD Sports announces full year results

Jun 11, 2024 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sportswear retailer has announced its unaudited results for the year 2024, highlighting a strong revenue performance despite a challenging macro environment

Footwear retail in 2024: signs of recovery or a bumpy ride ahead?

Premium ContentMay 7, 2024 / World
High inflation squeezed margins in footwear retail throughout 2023. To glimpse the industry's 2024 outlook, we analysed results from key players like manufacturers Yue Yuen and Stella Holdings and retailers Foot Locker, JD Sports, Shoe Carnival, and Genesco

JD Sports announces acquisition of Hibbett

Apr 26, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British sports retailer has proposed to buy the US sportswear retailer Hibbett for around 1.08 billion USD. The move will allow JD Sports to expand its business in the North American country

Short term outlook for JD Sports remains challenging

Apr 4, 2024 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sports retailer has reported a 3.6% year-on-year sales growth in its fiscal 2024, but expects the trading environment to remain challenging in the first half of the current year

Trading update from JD Sports

Jan 4, 2024 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sports retailer has issued a trading update for the 22 weeks to the end of December that is “slightly behind” prior expectations due to weaker consumer demand

JD Sports on track to meet full year profit outlook

Sep 22, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer reported in its interim results a strong first half performance, with a 12% year-over-over growth in organic sales, saying it's on track to achieve its full year profit outlook

JD Sports expands to the Middle East with new franchising deal

Jul 19, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based sportswear retailer has signed a 10-year franchise agreement with the Dubai-based brand management company GMG that will allow it to expand into the Middle East

JD Sports to take full control of the Iberian Business

Jul 10, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer intends to buy the remaining 49.98% shares in the Iberian Sports Retail Group (ISRG) for 500.1 million euros, thereby acquiring 100% ownership

JD Sports reiterates full year outlook

Jun 28, 2023 / United Kingdom
After reporting a positive trading update for May, the UK-based retailer said that it maintains its outlook of 1.04 billion British pounds in profit before tax and adjusted items

JD Sports appoints Dominic Platt CFO

May 25, 2023 / United Kingdom
British sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion has appointed Dominic Platt as its Chief Financial Officer, replacing Neil Greenhalgh who is stepping down in the summer after four years in the role

JD Sports delivers solid performance

May 23, 2023 / United Kingdom
According to the group's latest update on fiscal 2023, the UK-based retailer saw its revenue and profit before tax and adjusting items grow year-over-year despite supply chain challenges

JD Sports set to purchase Groupe Courir

May 11, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer announced that it plans to acquire the French Groupe Courir for an enterprise value of 520 million euros as part of the previously outlined growth strategy

JD Sports appoints two non-executive directors

May 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer has announced that Angela Luger and Darren Shapland will become the newest company's non-executive directors, effective as of the 1st of June

JD Sports appoints first Global Managing Director

Apr 26, 2023 / United Kingdom
The UK-based retailer has appointed Michael Armstrong to the newly-created role of Global Managing Director. He is expected to further help drive the group's growth

JD Sports announces new growth strategy for the next 5 years

Feb 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
The retailer has announced that is setting in motion a new strategic approach for the next five years, which includes plans to a "significant" retail expansion and brand-new financial growth goals
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