Sporting goods retailer
UK's #1 sports retailer. Established in 1982. In 2004-05 they acquired the Carlton, Karrimor, Slazenger, Dunlop, Campri, LA Gear, No Fear, Title and Voodoo Dolls brands. Acquired Lonsdale in 2007, Everlast in 2008 and Hot Tuna in 2012. (In Australia the Slazenger and Dunlop brands are owned by Pacific Brands)
|Sports Direct International plc||UK||website|
|Sports Direct International plc|
The 2021 Fashion Transparency Index reviewed 250 of the world's largest fashion brands and retailers and ranked them according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts. Brands owned by this company scored 5%, signifying it has little to no information about their supply chain practices or policies available to the public. The average score was 23% and the highest score was 78%.
Source: Fashion Revolution (2021)
This company has been criticised for irresponsible advertising. In 2018 the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints about the online pricing of boots. The ASA concluded the ad breached the Code.
Source: Advertising Standards Authority (2018)
The Apparel and Footwear Supply Chain Transparency Pledge (Transparency Pledge) helps demonstrate apparel and footwear companies' commitment towards greater transparency in their manufacturing supply chain. Transparency of a company's manufacturing supply chain better enables a company to collaborate with civil society in identifying, assessing, and avoiding actual or potential adverse human rights impacts. This is a critical step that strengthens a company's human rights due diligence. This company is not aligned with the Transparency Pledge and has made no commitment to publish supplier factory information.
Source: Transparency Pledge (2019)
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
Source: Modern Slavery Registry (2018)
|Revenue||3.2 billion GBP (2017)|
|Subsidiaries||Hot Tuna (International) PLC
- Hot Tuna Australia Pty Ltd
|Address||Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom|
Products / BrandsHot Tuna Australia
Hot Tuna Childrenswear