Founded in Manchester in 1981, the JD Group has over 800 stores and is the leading UK specialist multiple retailer of fashionable branded and own brand sports and casual wear.
JD Sports is now the official supplier and sponsor of a number of association football teams, players and associations, and has purchased a number of smaller sports fashion retailers in recent years.
Clothing such as rugby and football kits, sports equipment, trainers and footwear, accessories, and bags are all sold instore and online.
Stores are often found on the high street, and have an informal, welcoming feel.
It is listed on the London Stock Exchange.