JD Sports is a business that can't seem to put a foot wrong at the moment and after a stunning first half it said H2 has started well. While its Outdoor business suffered from the hot summer, its main chain is on a roll.
JD Sports is riding high at the moment and that’s making it acquisition-hungry. The latest? US-based The Finish Line, with the company having entered a conditional (and game-changing) deal to buy it at the weekend.
The sports retailer plans to the install the electronic article surveillance (EAS) tag in over 200 stores in Europe after its soft launch reduced theft by up to 75 per cent in stores in the UK and France.
‘Supermalls’ in the UK are set to outperform physical retail growth overall, as they attract Millennial shoppers by including more leisure options in their mix, according to a new report from GlobalData.
Sports shoe and clothing retailer Footasylum has confirmed its float plans with the company saying Monday that it will list its shares on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
German sport fashion retailer and buying group Sport 2000 International is linking up with Spanish retailer Base Group in a deal that will mean pooling procurement capacities and launching joint marketing campaigns.