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    Top 50 Sporting Goods Retailers in the Galaxy

    2021-12-02T11:00:00Z

    This exclusive interactive chart ranks the top 50 sporting goods retailers by revenues in USD for 2020 and percentage growth in their local currency. The charts and data can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    The largest e-commerce sports shops in Europe - Q3 2021 Update

    2021-11-17T14:53:00Z

    This exclusive interactive chart shows the largest e-commerce sports shops in Europe ranked by the number of website visitors in Q3 2021, with % changes vs Q2 2021. Included are regular sporting goods retailers and pure e-tailers. The chart and data can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    The largest e-commerce sports shops in Europe - Q2 2021 Update

    2021-08-12T11:34:00Z

    This exclusive interactive chart shows the largest e-commerce sports shops in Europe ranked by the number of website visitors in Q2 2021, with % changes vs Q1 2021. Included are regular sporting goods retailers and pure e-tailers. The chart and data can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Decathlon Spain partners with eco-food retailer Veritas

    2021-07-27T08:28:00Z

    Decathlon Spain has partnered with Veritas , a Spanish chain of ecologic food markets, to expand its food offering, most typically focused on food complements for sports. As part of the agreement, the Decathlon Rivas-Vaciamadrid store in the Madrid area will be selling eco-food products from Veritas in ...

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    The largest e-commerce sports shops in Europe - Q1 2021 Update

    2021-05-10T06:56:00Z

    This exclusive interactive chart shows the largest e-commerce sports shops in Europe ranked by the number of website visitors in Q1 2021, with % changes vs June-August 2020. Included are regular sporting goods retailers and pure e-tailers. The chart and data can be downloaded. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Decathlon signs a leaseback deal for 27 French properties

    2021-05-03T17:24:00Z

    IREIT Global has entered into a conditional sale agreement for the acquisition, via its wholly-owned subsidiary FIT2 , of 27 retail properties in France from Decathlon with a gross lettable area (GLA) of 95,477 square meters. They are mostly located around smaller cities. The total agreed price is of ...

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    Decathlon introduces inflatable surf board

    2021-05-03T17:20:00Z

    Olaian , Decathlon ’s surfing and bodyboarding brand, is launching a surfboard that can be inflated in only two minutes with a high-pressure pump, the company claims. The surfboard has been developed in France’s Basque coast, where Olaian has its global design center. The new surfboard weighs 5.8kg and can ...

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    Decathlon introduces a wooden stationary bicycle, for sustainability and design

    2021-04-27T17:16:00Z

    Decathlon France is launching the Domyos Woodbike , an exercycle built around a frame made from French beech wood. The unconventional stationary bicycle is meant to combine sustainability, technical features and design, as its wooden structure easily blends in with any interior. The solid beech in the Domyos Woodbike ...

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    Decathlon will sell replicas of the Danone Nations Cup official ball to help clean water charity

    2021-04-12T15:58:00Z

    Kipsta , Decathlon ’s private label brand for team sports products, is releasing the replica of the official ball of the Danone Nations Cup , the world’s biggest football tournament for boys and girls aged 10 to 12. Kipsta is the technical partner of the tournament, which Danone has ...

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    Decathlon expands in southern Russia

    2021-03-29T16:42:00Z

    Decathlon has started building a mega-store in Sochi that will be one of the chain’s biggest ones in Russia when it opens its doors on 5,000 square meters of selling space in 2022. The company is also planning to contract out new suppliers in the region, which hosted the ...

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    Decathlon is recovering and expanding in the U.K.

    2021-03-23T19:08:00Z

    This month Decathlon will be opening a two-floor, 35,000-square-foot experiential flagship at the Trinity Leeds mall in the British city of Leeds. The store will make products available for customers to touch, and maintain a repair shop for bicycles, kayaks and tents. According to Fashion Network – which ...

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    Decathlon joins the Net Zero Initiative

    2021-03-19T18:18:00Z

    Decathlon has announced that it is partnering with the Net Zero Initiative , a framework for collective carbon neutrality. The Net Zero Initiative helps organizations describe and organize their climate action. The framework is based on the idea that an organization must act in three complementary ways toward the ...

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    Decathlon plans to work with more online marketplaces in Russia

    2021-03-18T11:23:00Z

    Decathlon is set to begin selling sporting goods through several online marketplaces in Russia as part of an expansion of its online sales activities, according to the local Retail news service, which quoted Julia Goroshenya , development director of Decathlon in Russia. Decathlon has already worked successfully with ...

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    Decathlon sees upside after a 6% drop in 2020

    2021-03-16T18:18:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic weighed heavily on Decathlon’s sales performance in 2020. The parent company of the world’s largest retail banner, Decathlon United, reported today a sales decline of 6 percent in constant currencies to €11.5 billion in 2020, with major variations between countries and e-commerce more than doubling. However, the ...

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    Decathlon launches its new yoga brand, Kimjaly

    2021-03-16T18:17:00Z

    Decathlon has announced that its line of products for yoga will be marketed under the new brand name of Kimjaly . The French sporting goods retailer chose that name for its new private brand because the word “kimjaly” means “lotus” in Sanskrit, the original language of yoga, the company ...

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    Decathlon expands in Austria and Germany, will enter Andorra

    2021-03-11T17:34:00Z

    Decathlon , which is already by far the biggest sports retailer in France and Spain, is reportedly planning to open its first store in Andorra, the small independent enclave between the two countries, after strenuous efforts made since the local legislation relaxed the rules for foreign investment in 2012. It ...

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    Decathlon will source bikes from a big new plant in Romania

    2021-02-16T17:50:00Z

    The cycling boom has led Decathlon , which is a major player in the sector with its private-label lines, to boost its manufacturing capacity in Europe. While expanding the production in France and Portugal, it is working with a partner in Romania, the Sport Mechanical Workshop , on the establishment ...

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    Decathlon participates in EU “green consumption” project

    2021-02-04T10:22:00Z

    Decathlon is participating in the EU ’s Green Consumption Pledge Initiative , a voluntary cooperation with businesses to complement regulatory actions aimed at increasing sustainability in production and consumption. It is the first initiative to be launched in the framework of EU’s New Consumer Agenda , announced in November ...

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    Santini and UCI launch World Championships collection, sold exclusively at Decathlon

    2021-01-26T16:23:00Z

    Santini and the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) are introducing a new collection of clothing and accessories for Decathlon that features the symbolic rainbow bands of the UCI World Championships . The items in this collection will be available exclusively at Decathlon shops in Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and ...

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    Decathlon signs merchandising deal with the NBA

    2021-01-21T16:01:00Z

    Decathon has signed its first partnership with an American sports league, the National Basketball Association (NBA) . Through this multi-year merchandising deal, the big French-based sporting goods retailer will become the NBA’s official licensee in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Decathlon will be developing NBA ...