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Is DW gym closing down?

Is DW gym closing down?

3 August: DW Sports fell into administration, closing its retail website immediately and risking the closure of its 150 gyms and shops. 20 July: The high street stalwart cuts management jobs in stores as well as head office roles related to property and store operations.

What are DW gyms called now?

In August 2020, it announced that DW Sports Fitness was to enter administration. A considerable number of its locations were then purchased by Frasers Group, who turned them into Everlast Fitness Club and Sports Direct locations, whilst some Fitness First locations would continue.

Who owns DW Fitness First?

DW Sports, which is owned by Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan, operates 73 gyms and 75 retail sites across the UK.

Is DW Sports Direct now?

The deal, which protects 922 jobs, will see DW’s 40 leisure clubs and 31 retail outlets which are currently open switched over to Sports Direct International, with a further three gyms transferring to SDI but still shut due to local Covid-19 restrictions.

Who took over DW Fitness?

Frasers Group
Sports Direct parent company Frasers Group has bought the gyms business of DW Sports out of administration for £37 million and will rebrand them as Everlast Fitness Clubs.

How many DW gyms are there in the UK?

73 gyms
DW Sports operated 73 gyms and 75 stores in the UK.

Who owns JD gym?

In 2014, JD Sports Fashion PLC carved its footprint in the fitness industry with the creation of JD Gyms. Wholly funded by the PLC, investing an average of £1.5m per site, JD Gyms is making waves and raising the bar within the low cost fitness market.

Is Everlast gym owned by Sports Direct?

The gyms have been acquired by Frasers Group, owned by Ashley – whose other assets include gym chain, Everlast, retail brand SportsDirect and Premier League football club Newcastle United. Frasers said the acquisition complements the existing gym portfolio and that it will operate the sites under the Everlast brand.

What is Mike Ashley’s net worth?

4.7 billion USD (2022)Mike Ashley / Net worth

Who owns Fitness First gyms?

Fitness First

Type Private
Area served 17 countries
Key people Oren Peleg, CEO
Services Health and wellness services
Owner The Gym Group and GLL (UK) Evolution Wellness (Asia) Fitness and Lifestyle Group, a division of Quadrant Private Equity (Australia) Landmark Group (Middle east)

Did DW Sports go bust?

DW Sports falls into administration, putting 1,700 jobs at risk. The unprecedented coronavirus and its lockdown impacted the company through its lengthy closure of stores and gyms, wiping out its income. As a result, it has been decided that insolvency specialists will be appointed.

When did JD gym open?

About us. In 2014, JD Sports Fashion PLC carved its footprint in the fitness industry with the creation of JD Gyms.