Sports, leisure & outdoors

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Peter Cowgill JD Sports

Analysis

JD Sports boss Cowgill: How ‘monumental’ DTLR deal turbocharges US ambitions

2021-02-01T15:31:00+00:00By

JD Sports boss Peter Cowgill tells Retail Week why the retailer’s latest $495m acquisition has set it up to crack America.

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Analysis

How Halfords and Studio Retail emerged as Covid winners

2020-11-26T06:00:00+00:00By ,

From rapid pivots to reprioritising projects, two of retail’s big winners during Covid – Halfords and Studio Retail – share the secrets to their successful transformations.

James Sawley

Opinion

‘Retailers’ cash is stronger than expected, but the outlook has weakened’

2020-11-09T06:30:00+00:00By

HSBC UK head of retail and leisure James Sawley takes the temperature of retail performance and finances as a new lockdown begins.

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In pictures: JD Sports unveils New York flagship

2020-10-26T06:00:00+00:00By

JD Sports has launched a multistorey flagship store on New York’s iconic Times Square in a bid to drive the retailer’s reputation stateside.

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