JD Group, more commonly known as JD Group or JD, is a British sports fashion retail company based in Bury, Greater Manchester, England with shops throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It is a subsidiary of the Pentland Group.
JD Group was founded in 1981
The letters JD in JD Group stand for the initials of the founders of the company, John & David. In 1981, the company was established by John Wardle and David Makin, trading from a single shop in Bury, Greater Manchester. In 1983, the company opened a store in the Arndale Centre in Manchester.
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JD Group Information
|Headquarters||Bury, Greater Manchester, England, UK|
|Peter Cowgill (Executive Chair)|
|Revenue||£6,110.8 million (2020)|
|£516.9 million (2020)|
|£250.7 million (2020)|
|Owner||Pentland Group (55%)
Aberforth Partners (10%)
Fidelity Management (5%)
Peter Cowgill (CEO) (1%)
Other Minor Shareholders (29%)
Number of employees
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Source – Wikipedia.