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UK Court Overturns Ban on JD Sports’ Proposed Footasylum Takeover

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

A heated battle between one of the U.K.’s chief judicial bodies and one of the nation’s biggest commerce regulators just tilted in JD Sports Fashion’s favor as the casual sports apparel retailer may be able to complete its contested merger with Footasylum after all. The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) overturned the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA)…

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