Sports Direct seems to be setting shop in Malta, even though no official announcement has yet been made.
According to LovinMalta, “last week, Sports Direct set up a Maltese company”. The media outlet continued saying that the registered office is at corporate services provider Exco Services Ltd in Mrieħel.
Founded in 1982, as a single store in Maidenhead, over the next years it continued to expand. In 2006, it took over JJB Sports, and Sports Direct International plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange Currently, it owns a number of other companies such as Donnay, House of Fraser, USC and Liilywhites and Evans Cycles.