JD Sports Fashion

The Group at a glance Established in 1981 with a single store in Bury, in the North West of England, JD Sports Fashion Plc is the leading retailer and distributor of branded sportswear and fashionwear. Following the recent acquisition of the trade and assets of the Blacks business, the Group now has over 800 stores across a number of retail fascias in four countries and is proud of the fact that it provides its customers with the latest products from the very best brands. JD, Size?, Scotts, Blacks, Millets, Tessuti, Cloggs, Ark, Kooga, Kukri, Chausport, Champion and Sprinter. Our culture We inspire our people to reach for higher levels of performance. To achieve these standards, we only recruit the best! All employees are highly skilled, self motivated and in constant pursuit of perfection. Opportunities to progress arise quickly for those people with the right qualities and ambition. We encourage our people to constantly seek ways to improve our business. This means challenging the way we merchandise, sell and manage the business, being creative and forward thinking in suggesting alternative solutions. Problems are solved and opportunities seized by people from all levels of the organisation, working together. JD Sports Fashion plc Head Office is based in Bury, Lancashire but we also have various offices across the UK.
Company Growth (employees)
Bury, GB
Size (employees)
12,602 (est)+13%
JD Sports Fashion was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Bury, GB

JD Sports Fashion Office Locations

JD Sports Fashion has offices in Bury, Manchester, Torquay, Liverpool and in 40 other locations
Bury, GB (HQ)
Hollinsbrook Way
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JD Sports Fashion Financials and Metrics

JD Sports Fashion Financials

JD Sports Fashion's revenue was reported to be £1.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 20% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

884.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

100.6 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

3.5 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Jan-2016)

216 m
JD Sports Fashion's current market capitalization is £3.5 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.3 b1.5 b1.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

685.4 m782.7 m937.4 m

Gross profit

645.1 m739.6 m884.2 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


76.8 m121.3 m216 m

Accounts Receivable

15.8 m11.7 m14.6 m

Current Assets

329.9 m400.3 m510.7 m


165.4 m180.3 m207 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

77.2 m115.8 m226 m

Cash From Financing Activities

12.9 m(8.6 m)(45.1 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(16.4 m)(20.7 m)(31 m)
GBPY, 2016


162.7 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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