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Sports Direct CEO David M. Forsey
David M. Forsey
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    Co-Workers Are Great, Perks Are Lacking

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Denton, North West England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Denton, North West England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Sports Direct as a contractor (more than an year)


    During my time at Sports Direct I have found that the best things about the job are the Zero-hour contract, which for me as a student allows me to work as and when I'm available (after school, school holidays etc) and also to take time off whenever I need it such as for exams and holidays with my family. Another great aspect of Sports Direct are the people. Even when the hours behind a till are starting to drag on a little there's always a friendly face next to you to make you smile.


    Every now and then the customers can be rude, however I'm sure this is an occupational hazard for anyone in retail.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase pay from minimum wage. It isn't easy working six hours non stop 5 days a week and the pay should reflect this. The employee discount is pretty much non-existant, even with a valid pay slip and being on the only day of the week when the company gives a minimal employee discount I have been refused by stores as I don't work for that particular branch. Ideally the discount would be extended to 7 days a week and some form of proof other than personal information about my earnings should be given out to allow access to discounts.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Sports Direct Interviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
Updated Jul 21, 2014

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    Sale Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hart, England (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in Hart, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Sports Direct.

    Interview Details

    did the online application heard back pretty soon after got invited for an interview, interview was a very quick one to one chat. They where only offering 4 hours a week for the position and said you will gain more hours.

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Headquarters Mansfield, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (SPD)
Industry Retail
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Sports Direct International (SDI) doesn't want anything getting between you and your next goooaaalll! The sporting goods retailer sells clothing, footwear, and athletic accessories from such names as Nike, adidas, Puma, and Umbro at more than 450 stores in the UK and half a dozen other European countries, as well as online. Its store banners include, Field & Trek, and Lillywhites. SDI also licenses and wholesales sports gear and apparel under the Everlast, Kangol, and Dunlop brands, among others. SDI specializes in replica sports jerseys, shoes, and pads... More

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