JD Sports said it expects annual profits to be at the higher end of forecasts after posting “encouraging” sales growth over the Christmas period.
JD Sports has told the competition regulator that customers will “benefit” as a result of its proposed takeover of Footasylum, despite criticism from a rival retailer.
JD Sports shares have plunged after the company’s largest investor sold holdings worth £177 million.
A major sportswear brand has announced it will open a new store in Aberdeen.
Kyle Torliefson, 28, and Rachel McRobb, 19, appeared from custody at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.
JD Sports look set to move into the former Xmas Store site opposite St Nicholas Kirk on Union Street.