After JD Sports posted double-digit profit growth in the first half of the year, in line with expectations to hit the £1bn profit mark for the first time, Retail Week finds out what has made the business more successful than others in its space
While Foot Locker and Dick’s Sporting Goods reported falling profits impacted by a rise in crime in the US, JD Sports maintained its position in the territory, reporting 15% growth in North America.
Speaking on its performance in a continent that has been under scrutiny recently, chief executive Régis Schultz said: “People tend to forget that we are very balanced.
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