Founded in 1989 by Angus Morrison and David Douglas, USC is a British clothing retailer selling branded apparel around the UK. First opened in Edinburgh, the shop specialises in sportswear retailing brands including Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Levi’s, Vans and Tommy Jeans.
In 2004, USC was purchased by businessman Sir Tom Hunter and in 2011 it was sold again to British sports retailer Sports Direct.
Annual Sales: £3.36 billion as part of Sports Direct International Plc.
Segments / Shopping Categories: menswear; womenswear; footwear; kidswear; jewellery
Company Size (No. of Employees): 17,559 (Sports Direct International Plc.)
Parent Company/Key Investors: Sports Direct International Plc.
UK Standalone Stores: 63
Total Global Stores & Stockists: 63
Key Concessions: Sports Direct
Retail Units: Colin Bell (Head of Commerical Retail)
Group Companies: SportsDirect.com; House of Fraser; Flannels; Slazenger; Lillywhites; USC; Everlast; Lonsdale
Key Brands Stocked: Adidas; Armani AX; Atari; Baker; Boss; Barber; Becham; Calvin Klein; Champion; Converse; Crosshatch; Davidoff; Dead Legacy; Diesel; DKNY; Dunlop; Emporio Armani; Jaded; Lacoste; Levis; Moschino; Replay; SoulCal; Ted Baker; Tommy Hilfiger; Vans; Wrangler
Head Office Address: Sixth Floor, Academy House, 36 Poland Street, London W1F 7LU
PR Company: Sports Direct Group handles PR in-house for USC. Niamh Orton-Luckett - PR Specialist 07824 824854 firstname.lastname@example.org Penny Watson - Group Head of Communications 07951 604390 email@example.com
Key Locations: 150-154 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1ND 93 Churchill Square, Brighton, BN1 2EB
Chief Executive: Mike Ashley (Sports Direct)
Design Director: Kristopher Babet (Head of Concept)
Marketing Director: Vincent Smith
Head of HR: Sharon Goodman