JD Sports raises profit guidance as sales soar

JD Sports New York (1)

Enforced store closures did little to dampen sales at JD Sports with the retailer raising its profit expectations for the full year.

The sportswear retailer recorded a 5% rise in like-for-like sales in the 22 weeks to January 2 as customers “readily” switched between physical and digital shopping.

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading

Retail-Week.com provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • Two free article views per calendar month on Retail-Week.com
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.