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JD Sports Fashion engages in the retail of branded sports fashionwear and outdoor clothing and equipment. It operates through Sports Fashion and Outdoor segments. The company retails sports and fashion clothing, footwear, and sports and leisure goods, as well as distributes sports clothing and accessories, footwear and apparel, and rugby clothing and accessories. It offers products under a number of brands, such as JD, Chausport, Sprinter, Kooga, Kukri, etc. The company also operates online and catalog business under the getthelabel.com name. In addition, it licenses fashion brands and operates fitness centers.

TypePublic
Founded1981
HQBury, GB
Websitejdplc.com
Employee Ratings2.7

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)61,053(+8%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£4.7 B(+50%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)£11.2(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at JD Sports

Peter Cowgill

Peter Cowgill

Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee
Brian Small

Brian Small

CFO
Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin

Non-Executive Director
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JD Sports Office Locations

JD Sports has an office in Bury
Bury, GB (HQ)
Hollins Brook Way & Pilsworth Rd
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JD Sports Financials and Metrics

JD Sports Revenue

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JD Sports's revenue was reported to be £4.72 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

4.7b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

2.2b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

47.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

264.2m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

414.7m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

346.2m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

11.6b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

11.2

Cash (2-Feb-2019)

251.2m

EV

11.4b
JD Sports's current market capitalization is £11.6 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.5b1.8b2.4b3.2b4.7b

Revenue growth, %

25%20%31%33%

Cost of goods sold

782.7m937.4m1.2b1.6b2.5b

Gross profit

739.6m884.2m1.2b1.5b2.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Revenue

1.4b

Cost of goods sold

718.6m

Gross profit

648.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

47%
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

121.3m216.0m247.6m347.5m251.2m

Accounts Receivable

11.7m14.6m22.7m27.7m36.8m

Inventories

225.0m238.3m348.0m478.0m763.8m

Current Assets

400.3m510.7m714.2m971.8m1.2b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Cash

263.7m

Inventories

414.3m

Current Assets

816.4m

PP&E

276.8m
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

69.8m100.6m184.6m236.4m264.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

62.4m76.4m

Inventories

(21.2m)(79.0m)

Accounts Payable

43.9m110.7m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018

Net Income

81.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

35.4m

Inventories

(65.9m)

Accounts Payable

62.4m
GBPFY, 2015

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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JD Sports Operating Metrics

H1, 2018FY, 2018

Countries

16

Retail Stores

1.47 k

Sports Fashion Stores

1.03 k

Supplying Factories

293
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JD Sports Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Blacks Outdoor RetailJanuary 09, 2012£20 m
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JD Sports Revenue Breakdown

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JD Sports revenue breakdown by business segment: 86.8% from Sports Fashion and 13.2% from Outdoor

JD Sports revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 65.1% from UK, 29.7% from Europe and 5.1% from Rest of World

JD Sports Cybersecurity Score

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71/100

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JD Sports Online and Social Media Presence

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JD Sports News and Updates

OOOOO and JD Sports Join Forces to Launch Live Video Commerce in the UK

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OOOOO Entertainment Commerce Limited (“OOOOO” or the “Company”) (OOOO:TSXV), a mobile commerce platform, is pleased to announce that JD Sports Fashion PLC (“JD Sports” or “JD”) (LSE: JD) is the latest global retailer to join OOOOO’s p…

CMA: Concerns remain over JD Sports and Footasylum merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has revealed its findings from further investigation of the proposed merger between JD Sports and Footasylum. Following the initial blocking of the merger by the CMA in May 2020, JD Sports appealed the decision and requested a review via the Competition Ap…

The CMA reaches provisional decision to block JD Sports merger

JD Sports has been blocked from purchasing competitor Footasylum in a preliminary decision on the merger by the Conduct and The post The CMA reaches provisional decision to block JD Sports merger appeared first on CityAM.

JD Sports takes "significant" stake in Leeds fashion brand with multi-million pound investment

A Yorkshire lifestyle performance fashion brand has announced that it has secured a multi-million pound investment from national retailer JD Sports. Gym King, headquartered in Leeds, will see JD take a “significant” minority stake with the investment, partnering with the brand to boost growth. The p…

JD Sports to buy majority stake in Spain's Deporvillage for €140.4m

Sports retail chain JD is set to buy 80 per cent of issued shares in Spain’s Deporvillage, the retailer confirmed The post JD Sports to buy majority stake in Spain's Deporvillage for €140.4m appeared first on CityAM.

Another adviser warns JD Sports shareholders on chairman's pay

Another leading adviser has added its name to group urging JD Sports shareholders to look at bonus payments for bosses, The post Another adviser warns JD Sports shareholders on chairman's pay appeared first on CityAM.
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JD Sports Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was JD Sports founded?

    JD Sports was founded in 1981.

  • Who are JD Sports key executives?

    JD Sports's key executives are Peter Cowgill, Brian Small and Andy Rubin.

  • How many employees does JD Sports have?

    JD Sports has 61,053 employees.

  • What is JD Sports revenue?

    Latest JD Sports annual revenue is £4.7 b.

  • What is JD Sports revenue per employee?

    Latest JD Sports revenue per employee is £77.3 k.

  • Who are JD Sports competitors?

    Competitors of JD Sports include Academy Sports + Outdoors, Foot Locker and Zumiez.

  • Where is JD Sports headquarters?

    JD Sports headquarters is located at Hollins Brook Way & Pilsworth Rd, Bury.

  • Where are JD Sports offices?

    JD Sports has an office in Bury.

  • How many offices does JD Sports have?

    JD Sports has 1 office.