JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)
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LONDON, Sept 15 British sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion said on Friday it had continued its global expansion with a joint venture deal to enter the South Korean market.
LONDON, Sept 15 British sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion has entered the South Korean market through a joint venture deal, it said on Friday.
* SAYS SUCCESSFULLY REACHES AGREEMENT FOR COMBINATION OF JD SPRINTER AND SPORT ZONE UPON MOU ANNOUNCED IN MARCH
Sept 12 Britain's JD Sports Fashion Plc reported a record half-year pretax profit on Tuesday on demand for athletic leisure clothing and the opening of 35 new stores, sending its shares sharply higher.
Sept 12 Britain's JD Sports Fashion Plc reported a record half-year pretax profit on Tuesday on demand for athleisure clothing and the opening of 35 new stores.
* Do not believe our like-for-like store sales comparatives will be truly meaningful until end of first half
** Rough week for online fashion retailers after Amazon unveiled plans to launch its low-on-hassle, high-on-incentives shopping service, Prime Wardrobe (PW)
LONDON British wholesaler Booker still expects its 3.7 billion pound ($4.8 billion) takeover by Tesco to be completed by early 2018 at the latest, it said after reporting annual results on Thursday, despite regulatory hurdles that analysts said could make the timetable optimistic.
* Reports full-year profit up 15 pct (Adds detail, analyst comment, shares)