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Sports Direct’s auditor fiasco is pushing UK company law into uncharted waters

The resignation of its long-serving auditor Grant Thornton and a reluctance of the 'Big Four' to take the job has left Mike Ashley's empire in a precarious position...

1 day, 17 hours ago
Retail & consumer

Competition watchdog probes JD Sports' takeover of Footasylum

The Competition and Markets Authority has confirmed that it has launched a Phase I merger enquiry...

4 weeks, 2 days ago
Retail & consumer

JD Sports’ US growth potential not yet priced into the shares, says UBS

“We believe the market is underestimating the Finish Line turnaround opportunity, based on the latest UBS Evidence Lab price-tracking data showing positive indicators emerging”...

on 22/7/19
Retail & consumer

JD Sports gets a spring in its step following strong trading and store expansion

"Encouraging" sales in its UK and international markets, combined with 29 new stores, meant the retailer expected its full-year profits to be "at least" in line with market estimates...

on 3/7/19
Retail & consumer

easyJet’s FTSE 100 relegation could be more of a dip than a descent

The budget airline is accompanied by generic drug maker Hikma on the list of firms facing the blue-chip trap door...

on 3/6/19
Retail & consumer

Immedia picks up the pace as it swings to profit in 2018

The marketing firm reported a pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December of £106,204, swinging from a £693,268 loss in 2017, while revenues jumped to £4.7mln from £3.5mln ...

on 21/5/19
Retail & consumer

Billion-pound Finish Line boost spurs JD Sports to record annual profit

In the six months since becoming part of the JD stable, Finish Line racked up sales of £957mln and contributed £27mln to the bottom line...

on 16/4/19
Retail & consumer

Does Sports Direct's Mike Ashley only buy crap companies?

Following the rescue of House of Fraser from administration last summer, as well a proposed (and then swiftly withdrawn) offer for Patisserie Valerie in February, you could be forgiven for thinking that all Mike Ashley does is buy up firms that have already gone to pot...

on 27/3/19
Retail & consumer

JD Sports to buy struggling rival Footasylum for up to £90.1mln

JD Sports had ruled out a takeover bid in February when it bought a stake in Footasylum...

on 18/3/19
Retail & consumer

Footasylum sprints higher as JD confirms plans to build 29.9% stake in struggling rival

JD has taken an 8.3% stake in its retail rival, but it told the market on Monday that it is prepared to take that up to 29.9% over the coming months...

on 18/2/19
Retail & consumer

Berenberg upgrades DFS to ‘buy’ from ‘hold’ after raising its target price for sofa stores firm

Berenberg analysts pointed out that DFS’s like-for-like sales turned positive across all brands in the first-half of the current year and think its profit forecasts are underpinned by M&A synergies...

on 15/2/19
Retail & consumer

How JD Sports bucked the high street doom and gloom once again

Analysts reckon it’s a combination of factors, although most of thing come back to the same thing: JD sells things that today’s youth want to buy...

on 14/1/19
Retail & consumer

JD Sports surges as strong Christmas trading boosts earnings outlook

The FTSE 250 sportswear retailer that total sales growth for the 48 weeks to 5 January was up 15% while total like-for-like growth was more than 5%...

on 14/1/19

Peel Hunt spotlights 29 stocks with potential to double on 2-3 year view including Base Resources, Eland O&G, Motif Bio, Circassia

The City broker’s analysts pointed out that December is often a time for winding down and celebrating but with the FTSE All Share looking set to record its worst annual performance since 2008 the festive spirit is a little short this year...

on 18/12/18
Retail & consumer

UK sportswear retailers: Pick JD Sports over “unloved” Sports Direct, says Berenberg

Berenberg analysts think Sports Direct will be pushed to the side by the likes of Nike and Adidas, while they are unconvinced by the ‘Selfridges of Sport’ ambition...

on 12/11/18
Retail & consumer

Sports Direct new frontrunner to buy Evans Cycles after reports Halfords has dropped out

Citing sources, Sky News’ website said Halfords - which offered to buy Evans last month - had ended talks with the private equity-owned firm's advisers...

on 25/10/18
Retail & consumer

JD Sports CFO Brian Small to leave at the end of the month

JD Sports said finance director, Neil Greenhalgh, has been appointed as CFO to replace Brian Small...

on 16/10/18
Retail & consumer

Five reasons why JD is faring better than Footasylum

JD has a size advantage which gives it better buying power, but there are other reasons why JD is reporting record profits while Footasylum is issuing profit warnings...

on 11/9/18
Retail & consumer

JD Sports delivers record first-half earnings despite tough UK retail market

JD Sports said it remains "confident that we are well positioned to deliver an outturn in line with current market expectations"...

on 11/9/18
Retail & consumer

JD Sports on track to deliver annual results in line with market forecasts, says chairman

JD Sports chairman Peter Cowgill said the company is encouraged about the progress the sportswear retailer has been making with its global expansion...

on 28/6/18
Retail & consumer

Sports Direct sells out of US firm Finish Line Inc days after JD Sports completed its acquisition

In addition, Sports Direct also revealed that its strategic interest in Nasdaq-listed brand license firm Iconix Brand Group Inc was 5.66mln shares, reflecting an 8.6% interest...

on 20/6/18
Retail & consumer

Footasylum’s increased investment means short-term pain for long-term gain, says City analyst

Shares in the athleisure retailer have halved this morning on news that this year’s profits will be dented by increased investment in its stores, but house broker Liberum reckons the move makes sense...

on 19/6/18
Retail & consumer

Footasylum stumbles as higher investment and gloomy trading conditions to hit this year’s results

For a company whose valuation is primarily based on its ability to grow substantially in the coming years, any downgrades, especially big ones, are always going to knock the share price...

on 19/6/18
Retail & consumer

Why Dixons Carphone, Just Eat and Sports Direct will be among the World Cup winners

The World Cup is just around the corner and it’s not just football fans getting excited, the tournament also tends to boost sales for a number of companies...

on 6/6/18
Retail & consumer

JD Sports sprints higher as athleisure craze helps to drive record profits

JD Sports’ pre-tax profits jumped by almost a quarter to £294.5mln as the younger generations continue to splash their cash on Nike jogging bottoms and EA7 t-shirts...

on 17/4/18