Blacks Outdoor

Blacks Outdoor

About Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd.

Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd. is a British retailer, headquartered in Bury, Greater Manchester, England which owns the British outdoor retailers Blacks and Millets. Blacks is the largest outdoor retailer in the UK with stores nationwide, currently stocking all the leading brands in tents, clothing & footwear, rucksacks, sleeping & cooking equipment as well as outdoor & travel accessories. This contributes to its reputation one of the go-to stores for outdoor activites. Since an acquisition by JD Sports in 2012, Blacks head offices have been relocated to JD's head offices in Bury.

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Parent Company

JD Sports Fashion plc

Fun Facts:

  • Blacks Outdoor were announced as the new shirt sponsor for Morecambe Football Club for the 2013/14 season.
  • In the Second World War, Blacks made tents for the Army and Navy and made fenders for boats on D-Day.
  • Blacks have sponsored two football team's in their time, Oldham Athletic and Morecambe in the 2013/14 season