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.
£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:
Total Global Stores & Stockists:
Colin Bell (Head of Commerical Retail)
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
Sports Direct Group handles PR in-house for USC.
Niamh Orton-Luckett - PR Specialist
Penny Watson - Group Head of Communications
150-154 Oxford Street,
London, W1D 1ND
93 Churchill Square,
Brighton, BN1 2EB
Mike Ashley (Sports Direct)
Kristopher Babet (Head of Concept)
Head of HR: