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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

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.

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited Launches New Fishing Tackle Range

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited's fishing tackle range is to be expanded further with the addition of top carp fishing brand JRC. JRC's offering consists of bedchairs, chairs, luggage, rods and shelters. The JRC contact 1 & 2 man bivvies' are high quality, high performance shelters at buyer-friendly prices, with all the extra's thrown in. These compact, highly portable two-rib designs are swathed in a 5,000mm hydrostatic head, 210D Oxford nylon, tape sealed throughout, and reinforced with all pegging points bar stitched for the ultimate in durability. Fish with the front on or off (brolly style), and the multi - position, fully zipped door with PVC window and mosquito panel will give all year round versatility. The luggage range features: 3 spool tube which is great for carrying spare spools. This new case will house big pit spools with ease. Bait bucket which is designed for use to carry a huge variety of bait, such as boilies, particles, pellets, groundbait, stick mixes etc., and can even be used for holding spod and stick mixes. Medium & Large holdall which are constructed from super tough 500D polyester, in a very carpy green and feature newly designed ergonomic zip pullers, that will deliver many seasons of use. Included are a double zipped front, plus two double zipped side pockets and a comfortable adjustable padded shoulder strap along with fully padded carry handles. Plus many more including buzzer bar bag, bed chair bag, rig wallet, accessory bag, XL holdall and rod sling. Also available are the JRO contact carp fishing rods available in 2.5 & 3.0 lb test curves. These rods have high performance carbon composite fibres and are fitted with lightweight TS guides with a fluted DPS reel seat, plus a stylish nylon line clip and an abbreviated handle. Finished with a dark grey carbon glossy varnish with a woven carbon effect section above the reel seat, fitted with classy red whippings these rods really look the business.

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