The Focus Group (business)

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The Focus Group
HeadquartersSt. Albans
Region served
United Kingdom
Michael and David Gilbert
Parent organization
Focus Group Holdings

The Focus Group was founded in 1976 and has become one of the leading companies in the UK for the design, sourcing and distribution of branded and own brand footwear, apparel and accessories.

It holds a number of third party licences and also designs and sources product from a number of sports and fashion retailers.

The company is 49% owned by JD Sports parent company.

In May 2007, Manchester City Football Club agreed a deal with the group that saw the club kitted out by French manufacturers Le Coq Sportif.[1] In May 2009, Everton Football Club followed suit.[2]

Third Party Licenses[edit]


  1. ^ "New Kit Launch". 2007-05-14. Archived from the original on May 16, 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-14.
  2. ^ "£32million deal for blues". 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2009-05-01.