Corporate: +++ Woolpower is building a new factory of 10,000 square meters in Östersund, Sweden, that will be double the size of the present one +++ Garmont International confirms the closing of Riello Investment Partners acquisition of a 65% stake in the Italian company +++

Management: +++ Galvin Green has promoted Tom Romano to the post of general manager for North America and hired a 28-year Nike veteran, Lou Delfino, to work as director of sales for the region +++

Retail: +++ Lululemon will be one of the new tenants of McArthurGlen’s Designer Outlet Centre at Cheshire Oaks in England when it reopens to the public on Apr. 12 +++

Legal & Institutional: Confirming its Brexit-related departure from London, the European Fishing Tackle Trade Association (EFTTA) said it will set up a new non-profit association in Brussels for itself and its subsidiary EFTTEX trade show +++

Product: +++ CMP has introduced the Glow in the dark jacket, ideally designed for the nighttime activity of cyclists and runners, as it is equipped with a phosphorescent compound – inside the fabric – that absorbs, stores and releases light when in the dark +++

Marketing: +++ New Balance signs up Harvey Elliott, the 18-year-old Liverpool FC winger who is the youngest player in the English Premier League +++ On Running has signed a contract for performance shoes and apparel with Anna Veith, the 31-year-old former Austrian alpine ski champion sponsored by Head, who is about to get her first child + ++ Francisco Lindor, a baseball shortstop player with the New York Mets who is also known as Mr. Smile, is joining Oakley’s team of pro athletes +++ Acerbis Italia has extended its technical sponsorship deal with Spezia Calcio, a football team that currently plays in Italy’s Serie A, until the end of the 2022/23 season +++