JD Sports Footasylum

JD Sports to acquire Footasylum in £90m deal

JD Sports has announced it will acquire fellow sportswear retailer Footasylum in a deal worth up to £90 million.
JD Sports gender diversity

JD Sports targeted for lack of gender diversity

JD Sports has been targeted for the lack of gender diversity within the boardroom.
Evans Cycles

Evans Cycles confirms 8 store closures amid Sports Direct takeover

Evans Cycles has said that only eight of its stores will end up closing down following its sale to Sports Direct.
Asics marketing

Asics hires Philips and TomTom marketing veteran Gary Raucher

Asics has announced the appointment of Gary Raucher to lead a new category organisation focused on driving growth.
Wyevale sells

Wyvevale sells Seven Hills & Barnett Hill garden centres

Wyevale has announced the sale of another two garden centres as part of an ongoing scheme to trim down its store portfolio.
Nike sneakers

Nike dealt $1.2bn stock market blow after Zion Williamson’s sneaker malfunction

Around $1.2 billion (£923 million) was wiped off Nike's market capitalisation Zion Williamson's sneakers split in half.
Angling Direct

Angling Direct restructures ahead of Brexit

Fishing retailer Angling Direct has restructured its operations as it prepares for a possible fallout from Brexit.
Footasylum shares

Footasylum shares skyrocket 75% amid JD Sports’ investment

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 I:CO

Asics joins I:CO to reduce CO2 emissions by 55%

Asics has announced its partnership with I:CO, an innovator in sustainable clothing and shoes, to recycle and reuse its products.
Puma

Puma warns of growth slowdown amid 20% sales surge

Puma has reported strong quarterly sales which it has attributed to the high demand for its chunky RS-X shoes and Cali trainers.

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