JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)
22 May 2015
LONDON, April 15 - British retailer JD Sports Fashion posted a 22 percent rise in full-year profit as demand for branded trainers in the UK and Europe helped sales soar.
* Sports fashion like for like store sales growth across combined european fascias of 13%
* Like for like store sales growth in continuing businesses during five week period up to 3 January 2015 was 12%.
LONDON, Dec 19 - "If you don't want to play, we'll come to your country and smash you to bits," Mike Ashley, the billionaire founder of British retailer Sports Direct said earlier this year.
LONDON, Dec 11 - Sports Direct, Britain's biggest sporting goods retailer, said it would not rule out taking further stakes in rivals and that potential acquisitions in Europe were constantly being assessed as part of its expansion plans.