JD Sports Fashion Plc
JD Sports Fashion Plc retails and distributes sports apparel and footwear. It also provides accessories, including bags, gym sacks, caps, beanies, hats, gloves, scarves, sports equipment and sunglasses. The company operates in four segments: Sport Retail, Fashion Retail, Outdoor Retail and Distribution Businesses. The Sport Retail segment includes the results of the sport retail trading companies JD Sports Fashion Plc, John David Sports Fashion (Ireland) Ltd., Chausport SA, Champion Sports (Holdings), JD Sprinter Holdings 2010 SL and Duffer of St George Ltd. The Fashion Retail segment includes the results of the fashion retail trading companies Bank Fashion Ltd., RD Scott Ltd. and Premium Fashion Ltd. The Outdoor Retail segment includes the results of the outdoor retail trading company Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd. The Distribution Businesses segment includes the results of the distribution companies Topgrade Sportswear Ltd., Nicholas Deakins Ltd., Canterbury Ltd., Kooga Rugby Ltd., Nanny State Ltd., Focus Brands Ltd and Kukri Sports Ltd. JD Sports Fashion was founded by John Carruthers Wardle and David Martin Makin in 1981 and is headquartered in Bury, the United Kingdom.