JD Sports snaps up Leicester indie retailer

Leicester indie menswear retailer Wellgosh has been bought by retail giant JD Sports.

The deal will see the Leicester-based business, which was set up by Peter Turner some 30 years ago, become the latest business added to the JD Sports portfolio, according to reports in fashion trade title Drapers

The value of the deal is undisclosed.

Wellgosh started out life in Leicester’s Silver Arcade, but moved to larger premises at 34 High Street in the mid-2000s.

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