JD Sports has announced it will acquire fellow sportswear retailer Footasylum in a deal worth up to £90 million.
JD Sports has been targeted for the lack of gender diversity within the boardroom.
Evans Cycles has said that only eight of its stores will end up closing down following its sale to Sports Direct.
Asics has announced the appointment of Gary Raucher to lead a new category organisation focused on driving growth.
Wyevale has announced the sale of another two garden centres as part of an ongoing scheme to trim down its store portfolio.
Around $1.2 billion (£923 million) was wiped off Nike's market capitalisation Zion Williamson's sneakers split in half.
Fishing retailer Angling Direct has restructured its operations as it prepares for a possible fallout from Brexit.
JD Sports has bought an 8.3 per cent stake in rival Footasylum, prompting shares in the latter to surge by almost 75 per cent.
Asics has announced its partnership with I:CO, an innovator in sustainable clothing and shoes, to recycle and reuse its products.
Puma has reported strong quarterly sales which it has attributed to the high demand for its chunky RS-X shoes and Cali trainers.