Sports Direct to open bigger store in Ilkeston

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A sports store in Ilkeston is moving to larger premises in the Albion Centre, creating 13 jobs.

Sports Direct, formerly situated on Bath Street, will open at the Albion Centre this Saturday.

A spokesperson for said: “We are delighted to be opening our new store in Ilkeston.

“As we continue to grow throughout the UK, our ethos has never changed in that we offer our customers the biggest brands in all types of sportswear, footwear and sports equipment at low prices.”

They said that more than 13 people will be employed at the store, adding:“The 5,839 sq ft store will showcase the latest brands at the best prices and will also include dedicated instore areas for running, outdoor, football, golf and much more. Perfect for any sport enthusiast.”

Shoppers can also visit to receive exclusive offers and discounts for the new store, which will be located at 20-22 Albion Centre.

Founded in 1982, offers the ‘biggest brands in sportswear, footwear and sports equipment at guaranteed low prices, offering exceptional quality at unbeatable value.’

The company has an enormous range of stock from leading brands such as Nike, Adidas, Lonsdale, Puma and Dunlop. is the UK’s largest sporting retailer with over 400 stores nationwide.