M/15/054 – Sports Direct / Heatons

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Sports Direct International plc of sole control of Warrnambool, the owner of Heatons department stores business, has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday October 6, 2017 Friday, November 13, 2015
Parties Involved Business activities
Sports Direct International plc

Sports Direct is a UK-based sports and fashion goods retail supplying competitively priced sports and leisure equipment, clothing, footwear and accessories.

Warrnambool (Heatons)

Heatons is a department store chain that retails men's, women's and children's clothing together with a wide range of goods including home wares and entertainment goods.

Economic sector Media merger
The retail sector No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Joseph Walser

Tel: 01-470 3678, e-mail: josephwalser@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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