Why Sports Direct is so cheap? Manufacturers can cut back on materials and production, driving the quality of the goods down, which they often do, but a company like Sports Direct doesn’t make many hundreds of millions in profit by simply by substituting cotton for acrylic – they do so by cutting every corner they possibly can, and that process
What happened to JJB? JJB Sports was officially dissolved, with debts of £150 million on 9 November 2012. There were a total of 5,000 employees at its closure.
Why do sports direct charge for click and collect? The sportswear brand has launched click-and-collect across all of its 400 stores after a trial at the end of last year proved there was customer demand for the service. Sports Direct is charging customers for the service as part of its strategy of “building a sustainable and profitable online business”.
Is SportsDirect real? Sports Direct actually owns a lot of sporting brands – including Slazenger, Donnay, Everlast, Dunlop and Karrimor – so they can slap those logos on anything they like.