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Coronavirus impact: 24 March - lockdown

24/03/2020 · Barratt Developments (BDEV)  · Games Workshop Group PLC (GAW)  · Gateley (Holdings) PLC (GTLY)  · IQE (IQE)  · JD Sports (JD.)  · Quartix Holdings PLC (QTX)  · Redrow (RDW)  · Smart Metering Systems (SMS)  · Sports Direct International PLC (SPD)  · Taylor Wimpey (TW)  · Unilever (ULVR)  · YouGov PLC (YOU) 

AIM Coronavirus Small Caps UK

Mike Ashley boss of Sports Direct

It's official (or not quite), Boris Johnson has put the UK as close to lockdown as he can without actually confining everyone to their homes in a European-style clampdown on movement. We are allowed out of our homes to shop, exercise and go to essential work. Police have the powers to fine people and break up group gatherings of more than two. Businesses have all shut up, apart from the ones whose operations are deemed essential (which includes Sports Direct, according to Mike Ashley!) Here is our rolling update of today's announcements.


Key Sports wear

Against the backdrop of the closure of gyms, demand for at-home sports equipment has rocketed over the past few days. Mike Ashley has therefore decided that Sports Direct (LON: SPD) is providing essential work to help people through the corona-crisis and that its workers are key workers. For now, Sports Direct stores will remain open despite the government's lockdown. JD Sports (LON: JD.) is far better at playing by the rules than its listed…

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