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Company Overview of SportsDirect.com Retail Limited

Company Overview

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited, together with its subsidiaries and joint ventures, owns and operates a network of sports retail stores in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Slovakia, Holland, and Slovenia. It offers men’s and ladies footwear, clothing, T shirts, chinos, jeans, shorts and accessories, jackets and hoodies, pants and trousers, and accessories; footwear, clothing, and accessories for kids; and football shirts. The company also provides sports accessories include backpacks, belts, caps, football boot bags, gifts and toys, gloves, hats and scarves, gym sacks, hair accessories, headphones, hold all...

Unit A

Brook Park East

Shirebrook,  NG20 8RY

United Kingdom

Founded in 1982

Phone:

44 8703 339 400

Fax:

44 8703 339 401

Key Executives for SportsDirect.com Retail Limited

Chief Executive and Executive Director
Age: 47
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Age: 63
Marketing Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited Key Developments

Lifestyle And SportsDirect Eyes Stake In Elverys

Lifestyle Sports and SportsDirect.com Retail Limited are planning to acquire Elverys Sports Limited. Mike Ashley has offered to pay €2.5 million in addition to €10 million offered by the Elverys management and talks are continuing.

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited Launches New Fishing Tackle Range

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited's fishing tackle range is to be expanded further with the addition of top carp fishing brand JRC. JRC's offering consists of bedchairs, chairs, luggage, rods and shelters. The JRC contact 1 & 2 man bivvies' are high quality, high performance shelters at buyer-friendly prices, with all the extra's thrown in. These compact, highly portable two-rib designs are swathed in a 5,000mm hydrostatic head, 210D Oxford nylon, tape sealed throughout, and reinforced with all pegging points bar stitched for the ultimate in durability. Fish with the front on or off (brolly style), and the multi - position, fully zipped door with PVC window and mosquito panel will give all year round versatility. The luggage range features: 3 spool tube which is great for carrying spare spools. This new case will house big pit spools with ease. Bait bucket which is designed for use to carry a huge variety of bait, such as boilies, particles, pellets, groundbait, stick mixes etc., and can even be used for holding spod and stick mixes. Medium & Large holdall which are constructed from super tough 500D polyester, in a very carpy green and feature newly designed ergonomic zip pullers, that will deliver many seasons of use. Included are a double zipped front, plus two double zipped side pockets and a comfortable adjustable padded shoulder strap along with fully padded carry handles. Plus many more including buzzer bar bag, bed chair bag, rig wallet, accessory bag, XL holdall and rod sling. Also available are the JRO contact carp fishing rods available in 2.5 & 3.0 lb test curves. These rods have high performance carbon composite fibres and are fitted with lightweight TS guides with a fluted DPS reel seat, plus a stylish nylon line clip and an abbreviated handle. Finished with a dark grey carbon glossy varnish with a woven carbon effect section above the reel seat, fitted with classy red whippings these rods really look the business.

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited Expands Maver

SportsDirect.com Retail Limited announced a new addition to their expanding fishing department - Maver. In addition to their incredible selection of fishing tackle, SportsDirect.com will now stock both the Maver pole and seat box ranges in their online catalogue. The pole range includes the Competition 'Match This' 2SX pole which features technology at a very affordable price. The new Match This 2SX is the perfect all-rounder- ideal for modern day commercials where big fish are targeted but also ideal for lakes, canals and rivers. The online range offers the Competition 'Match This' 1SX pole which boasts all the innovation present on the top Maver models. Supplied at 13m as standard with a comprehensive kit package. Also available online is the Maver Armageddon SX 16m pole which boasts both quality and performance. The pole has a special easy slide ground paint finish enabling the angler to ship effortlessly at speed in all weather conditions. It doesn't get any better than this. A 14.5m pole built with strength to cope with all commercial requirements. Constructed from hi-modulus carbon, each section is finished with a sanded paint finish that makes shipping a dream. It's not just the poles that are causing a fishing frenzy online at SportsDirect.com either, the Maver range of seat boxes including the 5ES can now be bought direct. Available with a black ABS frame and supplied complete with a double brace barrow arm and wheel kit. The free flow industrial strength cassette footplate slides effortlessly underneath the box for ease of carrying. The truly modular style of the 5ES means the flexibility is limited only by the angler's imagination. The new moulded runner system that accommodates the included stacker module makes removal and installation very easy.

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Merger/Acquisition
May 29, 2013
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