Established in 1982 with a single store, JD Sports is a British sports-fashion retail company based in Bury, Greater Manchester, England with shops throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia.
In 2002, it acquired almost 200 more stores by taking over the First Sport chain.
Since 2005, JD has been controlled by the private Pentland Group, which owns sports and fashion brands including Speedo and Ellesse. In 2019 it acquired smaller AIM-listed rival Footasylum for £90m.
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£1.4 billion (Group 2020)
Menswear; Womenswear; Sportswear; Footwear; Kidswear; Accessories
Majority owned by Pentland Group
JD; Size?; Foot Patrol; chausport; Sprinter; Perry Sport; Aktie Sport; Sport Zone; Mainline; scotts; Tessuti; Kukri; getthelabel.com; JD Gyms; Focus; Source Lab; Nicholas Deakins; Kids Cavern; Finish Line; 2Squared; Blacks; Millets; Ultimate Outdoors; Tiso; Footasylum
Nike; adidas; The North Face; Puma
Debit card; Credit card; American Express; PayPal; Klarna; Apple Pay; Laybuy; Clearpay
JD Sports offers 20% off with UNiDAYS
JDX Unlimited delivery; Standard delivery; Next Day delivery; Premium Next Day delivery; Express delivery; Click and Collect; Click and Post Office Collect
JD Sports handles its own PR.