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    Nike opens sports space in Barcelona

    2021-09-29T16:47:00Z

    Palco23 reports that Nike has opened an outdoor space, called Play Now BCN, in Barcelona’s Parc del Fòrum. It is set up for a variety of sports – football, basketball, skateboarding, dance and fitness training – and has the backing of several local sports entities: Streetball Barcelona Sants, Street Football ...

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    Amazon Halo adds three fitness services

    2021-09-29T16:46:00Z

    Capitalizing on the strong global fitness trend, Amazon will be adding three services to its Amazon Halo subscription fitness service for the holidays at the end of the year: a health tracker, called Halo View; a video service for home workouts, called Halo Fitness; and a custom, guided meal planner, ...

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    Vaude’s Antje von Dewitz receives German role model award

    2021-09-29T16:42:00Z

    After collecting many other awards for sustainabillity and inclusion, Antje von Dewitz, CEO of the German outdoor brand Vaude, has received the Role Model Award 2021 from the Startup Teens education platform in the “Family Entrepreneur” category. The jury and the audience honored her commitment to a sustainable and value-driven ...

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    Revo boosts sales management, launches new high-end range

    2021-09-29T09:36:00Z

    While launching a new high-end line of sunglasses, Revo has appointed three new vice presidents. Jerry Bedingfield is now vice president of sales for the sport and specialty segments in North America, while Christoph Nitz and Kurt Plunger both now hold that same title for Europe. Bedingfield has been working ...

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    Macron enters the padel tennis segment

    2021-09-28T17:06:00Z

    Macron, the Italian company specializing in licensed teamwear, has presented its first complete line of clothing, equipment and accessories for padel tennis, including even five models of racquets, made in Spain, for beginners and more experienced players. The garments are said to be technical as well as comfortable and elegant. ...

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    Skechers wins dismissal of energy lights suit

    2021-09-28T17:06:00Z

    A Dstrict Court for the state of Illinois has dismissed with prejudice a proposed class action suit launched by Rikki Guajardo in May 2019. She claimed that her child had suffered pain and burns when Skechers’ Energy Lights sneakers heated up. She accused the company of deceptive trade practices and ...

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    iFIT Health & Fitness seeks $6.7 bn valuation

    2021-09-28T15:46:00Z

    iFIT Health & Fitness, the Utah-based fitness equipment supplier formerly called Icon Health &Fitness, is proposing a price per share of $18 to $21 for its initial public offering (IPO), which is likely to take place sometime next week. The parent of brands such as NordicTrack and ProForm plans to ...

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    New paddling trade show in Lyon

    2021-09-28T15:40:00Z

    With the Covid-related postponement of the first Paddledays canoe show in Kassel, Germany, by one year to September 2022, a new player in the European paddling industry has stepped forward: The Paddle Sports Show in Lyon, France, wants to replace PaddleExpo in Nuremberg, Germany, which was held for the last ...

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    Canada Goose to start selling its first boots on Nov. 12

    2021-09-28T15:03:00Z

    Source: Canada Goose Canada Goose journey boot Canada Goose announced the widely expected market launch of its first footwear line on Nov. 12, starting with two luxury-priced snow and hiking boots offered at suggested retail prices of $750 and $1,295. The new product launch follows six months ...

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    Amer plans to upgrade its distribution center in Utah

    2021-09-27T17:12:00Z

    Amer Sports is reportedly offering to invest $30 million to upgrade its U.S. operations in Ogden, Utah, creating between 100 and 155 new jobs over ten years, in exchange for various local and state tax incentives worth a total of $4.08 million. The investments would include a budget of $2.46 ...

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    Sidas focuses on its own brands for all the seasons, drops X Socks

    2021-09-27T17:12:00Z

    X-Technology Swiss is taking over the distribution of its X Socks line of sports socks in France, starting next April, after working for 20 years through Sidas. The latter company has decided to concentrate on its own brands: Podiatech, Sidas, the Sidas Academy, Therm-ic and Shoo IQ. Sidas has already ...

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    Slinger is set to acquire an analytics app builder

    2021-09-27T17:11:00Z

    Slinger Bag, which has renamed itself as Slinger, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the issued and outstanding shares of Gameface.AI – in exchange for 6,666,667 shares of Slinger’s common stock and up to another $3.5 million in common stock in contingent (earnout) considerations. The deal ...

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    Court sets an Oct. 28 deadline to bid for Sequential’s brands

    2021-09-27T17:11:00Z

    The auction being supervised by U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for the bankrupt Sequential Brands Group is set to start next month. Interested parties have been given a deadline of Oct. 28 to submit bids for any of its assets to be added to those already filed ...

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    Asos enters the e-sports arena through Fnatic

    2021-09-27T16:16:00Z

    Asos has signed a three-year deal with Fnatic, an e-sports brand with 30 million users, many of them members of Gen Z. As Asos’ chief growth officer, Robert Birge, explains, “gaming and fashion are both passions for young adults,” and “Gen Z-ers increasingly express their style in both the physical ...

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    Peloton diversifies into strength training and more

    2021-09-24T17:07:00Z

    Predicting an adjusted Ebitda loss of $325 million for the current financial year, ending in June 2022, Peloton Interactive told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference that it will be a year of important new product releases as well as strong investments in marketing, supply chain and IT. Notably, the company ...

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    Nike cuts guidance as supply chain woes worsen in Q1

    2021-09-24T17:07:00Z

    The Nike group cut its guidance for fiscal year 2022 despite strong consumer demand, as it warned of inventory shortages over the next few quarters in the face of continuing supply chain headwinds that already took their toll on its sales performance in the first quarter ended Aug. 31. Nike’s ...

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    Eastpak returns to North America

    2021-09-24T16:59:00Z

    Eastpak’s iconic daypack has been and still is a hot item in Europe, thanks notably to the efforts of a dynamic French-based distributor, Kostia Belkin, in the 1990s. It also enjoys a strong popularity in Asia, which was the first export market for the brand. Founded in Boston in 1952 ...

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    J. Lindeberg sees light at the end of the tunnel

    2021-09-23T17:13:00Z

    J. Lindeberg has indicated that it anticipates a financial turnaround in 2021, after posting losses of more than 90 million Swedish kronor (€8.9m-$10.4m) in 2019 and SEK 20 million (€1.9m-$2.3m) in 2020. Sales are expected to grow by SEK 50 million (€4.9m-$5.8m) as compared to last year, driven by an ...

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    Schöffel enlarges its executive board

    2021-09-23T17:13:00Z

    Schöffel is restructuring its top management as it divides its business into two segments – Schöffel Sport for its operations in the outdoor, ski and bike sectors; and Schöffel Professional for the development of clothing for corporate and institutional clients. Stefan Merkt, who has been charge of sales for the ...

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    Under Armour in talks with a new Russian franchisee

    2021-09-23T15:58:00Z

    Under Armour confirms a report that it is in negotiations with a new potential franchise partner to develop its Brand House retail format in Russia. The first stores may be opened in Russian shopping centers in the autumn of 2022, according to local sources. The new franchisee would take over ...