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Sports Direct International acquires fashion retailer Republic

FTSE 250-listed sports retailer Sport Direct International has acquired certain of the business, assets and brands from the administrators of fashion retailer, Republic (UK) Ltd and Republic (Retail) Limited (Republic).

FTSE 250-listed sports retailer Sport Direct International has acquired certain of the business, assets and brands from the administrators of fashion retailer, Republic (UK) Ltd and Republic (Retail) Limited (Republic).

The group will acquire 114 Republic stores, substantially all of the stock in the business as well as Republic's website and own brands, including SoulCal, Fabric and Crafted.

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Sports Direct International' share price was up 1.13% to 419.20p at 11:31 on Thursday.

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