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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. In 2019 it acquired smaller AIM-listed rival Footasylum for £90m.

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Company Information
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
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. investor.relations@jdplc.com
KEY EXECUTIVES:
Chairman:
Peter Cowgill
Merchandising Director:
Sherilyn Paterson
Chief Financial Officer:
Neil Greenhalgh
Social Media:
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