Sports Direct International PLC (SPD.L)
21 Jul 2017
* Shares rise as much as 8.6 percent (Adds detail, Ashley quote, analyst comment, updates shares)
* Appointment of Jon Kempster as chief financial officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By London Bureau)
LONDON, July 20 British retailer Sports Direct on Thursday reported a 28.5 percent slump in full-year core earnings, reflecting a lower gross margin due to the weaker pound and a lack of hedging.
LONDON Britain's Sports Direct, the retailer controlled by billionaire Mike Ashley, has bought a 25.75 percent stake in Game Digital, the computer gaming group said on Thursday.
LONDON, July 13 Britain's Sports Direct, the retailer controlled by billionaire Mike Ashley, has bought a 25.75 percent stake in Game Digital, the computer gaming group said on Thursday.
* Daly will join the board and the audit committee with effect from 2 October 2017
* Confirm that its sterling / dollar exchange rate is fully hedged for FY18 at 1.31 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
LONDON, May 4 The only female director of Sports Direct has quit, dealing another blow to the British sportswear retailer's corporate governance.
April 21 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:
* Analysts say deal unwelcome distraction from core market (Adds analyst comment, updates shares)