M/15/054 – Sports Direct / Heatons
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.
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|
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