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    Temu opens doors to US and European sellers


    Temu, a Chinese shopping marketplace known for its low-price offers, is set to welcome both American and European sellers onto its platform starting March 15. Unlike Chinese sellers, who must send products in bulk to Temu’s warehouses in China, European and American partners can ship their goods directly to customers. ...

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    A minefield for legal disputes? Model names on websites


    Does your online store conform to trademark rules? Our legal expert shares a cautionary tale.

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    Activewear brand Bandier seeking a buyer for its intellectual property


    American activewear brand Bandier is seeking a buyer for its intellectual property and assets, including but not limited to all of Bandier’s rights, inventory, intellectual property and all accounts receivable as of the closing date of a purchase. The move is an alternative to bankruptcy. The company, which operates five ...

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    Revolutionizing footwear retail

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    How one company is helping retailers to increase customer satisfaction, reduce returns, lower CO2, and merge in-store and online experiences.

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    E-commerce sales continue to grow in Europe, but at a slower pace


    In 2022, B2C European e-commerce grew to €899 billion, representing a 6 percent growth from 2021, according to the 2023 European E-commerce Report. The growth rate decreased from a 12 percent growth in 2021. The deceleration was attributed to saturation in e-commerce markets after the fading of the Covid-19 pandemic ...

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    Year-on-year DTC sales growth 2022


    How do the 2022 DTC sales at some of the biggest sporting goods companies compare with 2020 and 2021? We have the numbers for Nike, Adidas and more.

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    Footway Group has applied for voluntary company reorganization


    Swedish Footway Group, operator of specialized online stores, has applied for voluntary company reorganization. According to the company, the decision is based on “the very challenging conditions that the sports retail industry in Sweden and Norway has faced in recent months,” and an acute liquidity situation. During the reconstruction period, ...

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    Foot Locker to enter Thailand in September


    Foot Locker is set to open its first brick-and-mortar store in Thailand in September. The exact opening date has yet to be announced. The store will be located inside the Siam Center shopping mall in Bangkok. Thailand will be Foot Locker’s fifth market in the Southeast Asian region, adding to ...

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    New Balance’s new store concept launches in Singapore


    New Balance has inaugurated a new store in Singapore featuring its latest retail concept, “Built to put people, not products, at the center of the consumer experience.” It is the brand’s first store of its kind in Southeast Asia and the third in the world, following the launch of the ...

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    % of DTC sales at 5 of the biggest sporting goods companies


    We bring you an updated infographic showing DTC sales as a percentage of total net sales at five of the biggest Sporting Goods companies, 2019-2022.

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    A good 2022 at El Corte Inglés


    El Corte Inglés has booked a solid fiscal 2022, despite the discomforts of the economic climate, according to Diffusion Sport. Revenues through the closing date of Feb. 8 amounted to €15.33 billion, up 22.5 percent year-on-year, while Ebitda was €951.4, up 18.3 percent. Recurring net income was the highest in ...

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    Mammut CEO: “We don’t want to give up our roots”


    Its popularity within the gorpcore movement will not influence the direction of Mammut, says CEO Heiko Schäfer: “We are not a fashion brand.”

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    Carla Murphy: “Adidas Terrex brings a new narrative to the industry”


    Read more about how the SVP/Global General Manager sees Adidas Terrex’s place in the Outdoor industry and where it could be in the future

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    Canada Goose to open stores in Australia


    Canada Goose is entering Australia in partnership with the Australian retail group Brand Collective, with plans to open stores in Melbourne and Sydney later this year. The partnership with Brand Collective is the company’s first foray into the luxury market. In addition, Canada Goose will establish an e-commerce platform and ...

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    Corinne Gensollen: Intersport is “entering a new era”


    With more details of its “Grow Together Faster” plan released, we speak to Chair of Intersport International Corporation Corinne Gensollen

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    Hoka sales up 20% in FY24, further supporting Deckers’ growth


    Deckers Brands expects Hoka will continue to lead sales growth in the current financial year, forecasting the brand will see a 20 percent increase in its top line after a 58.5 percent jump in the financial year that ended March 31. The majority of Hoka’s growth is expected to come ...

  • Find out the best rated outdoor and cycling brands in the EDM x Insaas Share of Voice Anaysis

    The best consumer-rated outdoor and cycling brands


    Our latest exclusive big data analysis reveals which brands top the consumer ratings for outdoor and cycling brands from over 145,000 reviews

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    Decathlon Sports Marketplace cooperates with Puma


    At the end of 2020, Decathlon opened its website to other brands. The new online business model, “Decathlon Sports Marketplace,” has since offered brands and partners the opportunity to add their products online to Decathlon’s existing retail offering. In doing so, Decathlon aims not only to offer its partners a ...

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    eBay launches a “certified by brand” program


    eBay has announced the launch of a new “Certified by Brand” program for brands and buyers located in the US, partnering directly with brands to scale their presence in the secondary market. Through the program, new, certified pre-owned, limited-edition or exclusive-only-on-eBay inventory will be available. The move is designed to ...

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    Adidas' new concept for Canadian outlet stores


    Adidas has developed a new store concept to be rolled out in Canada, according to Retail Insider. “The Pulse” concept will be the German brand’s “premium factory outlet concept for the foreseeable future,” as vice president of retail for Canada Lesley Hawkins told the publication. The design is to include ...