Sports Direct

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CEO

Mike Ashley

CEO Approval Rating

75/100

Founded:

1982

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyLondon Stock ExchangeSPD

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JD Sports is seen as one of Sports Direct's top competitors. JD Sports's headquarters is in Lancashire, England, and was founded in 1981. Like Sports Direct, JD Sports also works within the Logistics, Wholesalers & Retail Distributors industry. JD Sports generates 174% of Sports Direct's revenue.

Hibbett Sports is one of Sports Direct's top rivals. Hibbett Sports was founded in 1945, and its headquarters is in Birmingham, Alabama. Hibbett Sports competes in the Apparel & Footwear industry. Hibbett Sports has 16,362 fewer employees than Sports Direct.

Dick's is Sports Direct's #3 rival. Dick's is a Public company that was founded in 1948 in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. Dick's competes in the Sports, Leisure & Hobby field. Compared to Sports Direct, Dick's has 30,138 more employees.

Sports Direct Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$4.9B

Sports Direct's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 20.9B.

Sports Direct Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Brookfield Shopping Park

Oct 2019

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$32.8M
Brookfield Shopping Park is a shopping centre that features with restaurants, entertainment shows and games.
Jack Wills Limited

Aug 2019

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$15.5M
Jack Wills is an online marketplace that allows users to buy skirts, shirts, knitwears, playsuits, and scarves.
Evans Cycles

Oct 2018

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$10.2M
Evans Cycles is an online platform that allows users to search and buy road, mountain, electric, folding and kids bikes and accessories.
House of Fraser Limited

Aug 2018

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$115.8M
House of Fraser is an online marketplace that enables users to shop for clothes, accessories, electronics, footwear, bags, beauty and home products.
Eastern Mountain Sports, LLC.

Apr 2017

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$101M
Eastern Mountain Sports is an online retailer of outdoor gear, apparels, equipment and accessories.

Sports Direct Funding History

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Sports Direct Investments

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Game Digital is a video game retailer that offers a wide range of video consoles, software, personal computers, physical and digital accessories.
$44M
Jul 12, 2017
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Dick's is an online retailer that distributes gym equipment, recreational products, apparel, footwear and related accessories.
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Jan 12, 2016
Corporate Round
Oct 15, 2002

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Sports Direct Headquarters

Brook Park East Unit A

Shirebrook, EnglandNG20 8RY

0344-245-9200

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Sports Direct Summary

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Overview

Sports Direct is an online marketplace that allows users to buy sports apparel, footwear and equipment. Sports Direct was founded in 1982. Sports Direct's headquarters is located in Shirebrook, England, GB NG20 8RY. Sports Direct's CEO, Mike Ashley, ...

CEO

Sports Direct's CEO, Mike Ashley, currently has an approval rating of 75%. Sports Direct's primary competitors are JD Sports, Hibbett Sports & Dick's.

Frequently Asked Questions about Sports Direct

  1. When was Sports Direct founded?

    Sports Direct was founded in 1982
  2. Who is Sports Direct's CEO?

    Sports Direct's CEO is Mike Ashley
  3. How much revenue does Sports Direct generate?

    Sports Direct generates $4.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Sports Direct have?

    Sports Direct has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Sports Direct's headquarters?

    Sports Direct's headquarters is in Shirebrook England, GB
  1. How many employees does Sports Direct have?

    Sports Direct has 19,962 employees
  2. What sector does Sports Direct operate in?

    Sports Direct is in Logistics, Wholesalers & Retail Distributors, E-Commerce, Fashion, Apparel & Accessories
  3. Who are Sports Direct's competitors?

    Sports Direct's top competitors are JD Sports, Hibbett Sports, Dick's
  4. Who has Sports Direct invested in?

    Sports Direct's has invested in companies such as Game Digital, Dick's