UK shoe giant Clarks has filed its results for its year to February 2020 and the figures show just how much it was struggling even before the pandemic forced its stores to close and sent footwear demand plummeting.
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.