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May 28, 2015 1:18 AM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of SportsDirect.com Retail Ltd.

Company Overview

SportsDirect.com Retail Ltd. operates a chain of sports retail stores in Europe. The company offers football, rugby, safety, and walking boots; basketball, canvas, golf, running, skate, tennis, and walking shoes; hi tops, indoor/court football training footwear, sandals and flip flops, slippers, and wellingtons; base layers, chinos, combats, cricket clothing, fleeces, gilets, golf tops, golf trousers, hoodies, jackets and coats, jeans, pyjamas, running clothing, shirts, shorts, socks, sweat pants, sweatshirts, swimwear, tennis clothing, three quarter pants, tracksuit bottoms, tracksuits, T-shirts, underwear, vests, waterproof clothing, and zip tops for men, women, and kids. It also provides ...

Unit A

Brook Park East

Shirebrook,  NG20 8RY

United Kingdom

Founded in 1982

Phone:

44 84 4332 5292

Fax:

44 8703 339 401

Key Executives for SportsDirect.com Retail Ltd.

Chief Executive and Executive Director
Age: 48
Founder, Owner and Executive Deputy Chairman
Age: 49
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Age: 64
Marketing Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SportsDirect.com Retail Ltd. Key Developments

Sports Direct Gym Plan for Newport City Centre

Sports Direct Gym is hoping to develop a basement gym in the centre of Newport. The firm will shortly open a unit in the former Passport Office on Commercial Street in Newport. A planning application has been submitted to Newport Council to change the use of the basement part of the building to a gym. The occupation of the unit on Commercial Street will take place shortly. Developers behind the revamp of Newport's former Passport Office have been flooded with calls from retailers looking for space after it was confirmed Sports Direct is to open the doors on its new 23,000 sq ft store at the Olympia House in early summer. The company signed a 50 year agreement with the jv partnership of Richard Hayward Properties and the Tonstate Group that is set to redevelop the 90,000 sq ft Olympia House.

Rangers Football Club Limited Enters into Partnership Marketing Agreement with SportsDirect.com Retail Limited

Rangers International Football Club plc announced that Rangers Football Club Limited has entered into a partnership marketing agreement with SportsDirect.com Retail Limited in which Sports Direct has given up its naming rights to the Ibrox Stadium. The agreement consolidates existing marketing arrangements between the parties and results in a more normalised retail joint venture marketing arrangement in which Sports Direct will continue to have certain advertising rights.

Lifestyle And SportsDirect Eyes Stake In Elverys

Lifestyle Sports and SportsDirect.com Retail Limited are planning to acquire Elverys Sports Limited. Mike Ashley has offered to pay €2.5 million in addition to €10 million offered by the Elverys management and talks are continuing.

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