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    Fila releases tennis collection designed by Oliver Spencer


    Fila is releasing a sportswear collection designed by the British designer Oliver Spencer and inspired by a combination of the brand’s own history in tennis apparel and the Wes Anderson movie The Royal Tenenbaums . For this collection, Spencer has developed a terry-towel corduroy dyed in Fila’s ...

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    DTC sales of five major sports brands for 2019, 2020


    This exclusive interactive chart shows the DTC sales of Adidas, Nike, Under Armour, VF Corp. and Puma as a percentage of total net sales for the financial years 2019 and 2020. The chart can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Best-performing sports brands in the German online market


    This is an extract of the research study The sports brands winning the online race in Germany in which we analysed 60 leading sports brands in Germany.

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    Fila group sees a 25.1% sales gain in Q1, but Europe is down


    The booming golf market came in handy for the Korean-based Fila group, boosting the revenues of its controlled Acushnet subsidiary. As a group, Fila Holdings thus saw its revenues rise by 25.1 percent to 988,281 million Korean won (€717.2m-$875.4m) in the first quarter, leading to a 239.7 percent ...

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    Descente’s annual sales fall by 22% despite a Q4 rebound


    Descente, the Japanese sportswear group, posted revenues for the financial year ended March 31 of 96,862 million yen (€727.2m-$887.8m), down by 22.2 percent on the year earlier, due to the cancellations of events and competitions, plus the closure of retail stores due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The decline in its ...

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    Macron signs up one of the oldest English football clubs


    Macron has signed a five-year sponsorship deal with the Blackburn Rovers football club, taking the place of Umbro from the 2021/22 season. The Italian brand will dress up the main team as well as the women’s and junior teams. Founded back in 1875, the club is one ...

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    Wolverine and ABG reportedly bid jointly for Reebok


    Wolverine Worldwide has joined forces with the Authentic Brands Group ( ABG ) to make a bid worth “slightly more than” $1 billion for the takeover of Reebok , according to The New York Post. ABG’s current assets include Sports Illustrated as well as sports brands like ...

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    Puma launches new OP-1 PWRFrame sneakers line


    Puma has introduced the OP-1 PWRFrame franchise, a new line of sneakers with a progressive, clean design and a futuristic feel. The brand will launch new drops every month. The upper combines more technical processes, like bonding and embroidery, with traditional overlay elements, for a streetwear look. Neon ...

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    Earnings - Q1 2021 Results Adidas


    This earnings briefing includes the highlights of the Q1 2021 from Adidas.

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    Technogym sells Danish club management software firm


    Technogym has announced the sale of Exerp ApS , a Danish company involved in the development of software for the management of club members, and its holding company, Amleto ApS , to a U.S. investment firm, Battery Ventures . Technogym will record a capital gain of €17.1 million on ...

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    Technogym grows by 10.2%, with B2C home fitness up by 129.2%


    Technogym reported a revenue increase of 10.2 percent to €128.7 million in the first quarter of 2021, with a growth of 13.1 percent in constant currencies. In terms of euros, they rose by 26.0 percent in Italy, by 1.3 percent in the rest of Europe, by 29.1 percent in ...

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    Canada Goose rises by 33.7%


    While reporting a 33.7 percent rise in fourth-quarter sales to 208 million Canadian dollars (€141.4m-$171.7m), an upbeat Canada Goose said it expects revenues to exceed C$1 billion (€680m-$826m) for the first time for the current financial year as it plans to open 10 new stores - six in Asia/Pacific, ...

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    Led by Europe, Asics returns to profits in Q1 on 25% higher sales


    Asics Corp. reported a 24.8 percent sales increase to 106,549 million Yen (€802,901-$974,477) for the first quarter of 2021, with increases of 43.4 percent in Europe, 20.1 percent in North America, 95.8 percent in Greater China and just 0.5 percent in Japan. E-commerce outperformed, rising by 86 percent overall, ...

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    Mizuno finishes the year down by 11.4%


    Net income returned to growth for Mizuno Corp. in the fourth quarter of its financial year, ended March 31, with net earnings rising by 28 percent to ¥1,811 million yen (€13,636-$16,550). The quarterly revenues fell by 7 percent to ¥43.7 billion (€329.1m-$399.4m), growing only in the Americas region because ...

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    Helly Hansen maintains sales momentum


    In the first quarter ended April 3, Helly Hansen ’s revenues increased by 12.2 percent to 136.3 million Canadian dollars (€92.8m-$112.1), growing at rou ghly thesame pace as in the fourth quarter of 2020 despite continuing store closures and restrictions on store operations because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Canadian Tire ...


    Strong Q1 leads Wolverine to raise guidance


    Wolverine Worldwide raised its guidance for the full financial year due to better-than-expected e-commerce growth in the first quarter and optimism over Covid-19 vaccine roll-outs. The group’s revenues in the three months to April 3 rose by 16.3 percent to $510.7 million, just about missing estimates of $511.8 million. ...

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    S&P upgrades Under Armour’s outlook


    The outlook for Under Armour has been changed by Standard Poor’s from negative to stable based on the company’s improved financial metrics, while its issuer credit rating has been kept at BB. S P expects UA’s debt/Ebitda ratio to decline from 2.7 times in 2020 to ...

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    Callaway Golf’s sales soar amid Covid recovery


    Callaway Golf Co. saw revenues in the first quarter soar by 47.3 percent as compared to the year earlier to $651.6 million, amid “unprecedented” demand for its golf equipment and a faster-than-expected recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic for Jack Wolfskin and the rest of its s oftgoods businesses and ...

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    Cole Haan launches its first tennis shoe


    Cole Haan is releasing the Zerogrand Winner , its first sneaker designed specifically for the game of tennis. It is the third sport performance offering for the American lifestyle brand, which previously belonged to the Nike group. Cole Haan stepped into performance last year with a runnning shoe, ...

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    Macron partners with Go-all to promote sport in early childhood in Italy


    Macron has announced a new partnership with Go-all Asilo del Calcio to encourage sports activities in early childhood. Go-all Asilo del Calcio is an Italian network of franchised “Baby Soccer Schools,” as the organization defines them on its Facebook page, for children aged 2-5. Macron will support ...