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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.

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Company Information
Revenue:
£947.2 million (2022)
Segments / Shopping Categories:
Menswear; Womenswear; Sportswear; Footwear; Kidswear; Accessories
Company Size (No. of Employees):
15,333 (2020)
Parent Company/Key Investors:
Majority owned by Pentland Group
Payment Methods:
Debit card; Credit card; American Express; PayPal; Klarna; Apple Pay; Laybuy; Clearpay
Delivery Options:
JDX Unlimited delivery; Standard delivery; Next Day delivery; Premium Next Day delivery; Express delivery; Click and Collect; Click and Post Office Collect
UK Standalone Stores:
400
CONTACT INFORMATION
Head Office Address:
Hollinsbrook Way, Pilsworth Bury BL9 8RR
Head Office Telephone:
0161 393 7055
PR Company:

JD Sports handles its own PR.

[email protected]

KEY EXECUTIVES:
Founder:
John Wardle and David Makin
Chairman:
Andrew Higginson
Chief Executive:
Kath Smith
Merchandising Director:
Sherilyn Paterson
Chief Financial Officer:
Neil Greenhalgh
HR Director:
Nicola Kowalczuk
Head of Marketing:
Jamie Bown
Head of Sustainability:
Rachel Lauren Johnson
Social Media:
Twitter:
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Instagram:
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Facebook:
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Linked-in:
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Apple App Store:
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Google Play Store:
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Key Brands Stocked:
Nike; adidas; The North Face; Puma; Vans; The North Face; Levi's; Dickies; Fila
Student Discount:
JD Sports offers 20% off with UNiDAYS
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