Sports Direct International PLC (SPD.L)
29 Jul 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£4,120.43|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||598.46|
LONDON - Britain's biggest sporting goods retailer, Sports Direct , posted a 20 percent rise in full-year profit and said it had made up with Adidas AG after a row over supplies of soccer boots and shirts.
* No dividend, eyes more acquisitions (Adds quotes, detail)
LONDON, July 17 - Britain's biggest sporting goods retailer Sports Direct posted a 20 percent rise in full-year profit and said it had again decided not to pay a dividend while it pursues acquisition opportunities.
* Scheme approved on July 2 despite significant opposition
LONDON, July 16 - Sports Direct's founder and executive deputy chairman Mike Ashley has withdrawn from participation in the sportswear retailer's 2015 bonus share scheme just two weeks after it was backed by the firm's independent shareholders.
(Adds Banco Popular, VistaJet, Rosneft, LightSquared, GPA SA, UBS, Sports Direct, Morrisons, Honeywell; updates Kindred Healthcare)
LONDON, July 14 - Britain's biggest sporting goods retailer Sports Direct said on Monday it plans to launch in Australia and New Zealand via an online joint venture and a small number of stores.
* Previous schemes rejected by investors as too easy (Recasts, adds further details)
LONDON, July 2 - Shareholders in Sport Direct approved on Wednesday a bonus plan that could pay out 200 million pounds ($340 million) to employees including the retailer's founder and major shareholder Mike Ashley.
LONDON, July 2 - A leading advisor to institutional investors has said it backs 'oppose' votes on pay and other issues at leading UK retailers Sports Direct, Marks & Spencer and J Sainsbury.