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    Coronavirus slows Technogym’s sales, but home fitness rockets


    Lockdowns and store closures hit Technogym ’s sales in the first quarter, although this was partly offset by higher sales of home fitness equipment, as more people exercised indoors. The Italian company’s total revenues dropped by 11.2 percent from the year-ago quarter to €116.8 million, or by 11.9 percent in ...

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    Sportmaster inks a partnership with an online store


    Russia’s biggest sporting goods retailer has signed a partnership agreement with the big Russian online fashion store of Lamoda , under which Sportmaster will soon begin selling sports and outdoor footwear and apparel through its marketplace. Sportmaster said it was planning to only offer goods under its private Demix ...

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    Oberalp holds its first Virtual Convention


    The current restrictions on international travel and social contacts are leading Oberalp to organize a ”virtual” sales convention to present the latest products of its brands, which include Salewa, Dynafit, Wild Country, Evolv and Pomoca . The 2020 digital convention, which is to replace the corresponding “physical” ...

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    Zalando sees 2020 revenues up by 10-20%


    Zalando issued a new full-year guidance which takes into account the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and sees gross merchandise volume (GMV) and revenues up by 10-20 percent. The forecast nearly doubled the share price from its mid-March level up to a record since a year ago. The company ...

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    Decathlon inks deals with marketplaces


    As it has already done with Kant , one of the major multi-brand sports retailers in Russia, Decathlon has embarked on an unusual cooperation with a major Russian e-tailer, Ozon , which is pushing its own marketplace. The highly verticalized French sports retailer has announced a contract with Ozon ...

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    Planet Sports is salvaged


    Planet Sports , the insolvent multi-channel action sports retailer based in Munich, has been taken over by a “medium-sized consortium of entrepreneurs,” said the insolvency administrator, Axel W. Bierbach of the law firm Müller-Heydenreich Bierbach Kollegen , in a press release. The law firm added that ...

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    Intersport España reports 500% increase in online sales for April


    Intersport España , which reopened its e-commerce site on March 21, has just announced a 500 percent year-on-year increase in online sales for the month of April. The Covid-19 quarantine has catapulted the home fitness category to the forefront. Yoga mats, fitness bands, chin-up bars, dumbbells and the like accounted ...

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    Intersport and Decathlon offer drive-in click & collect


    Both Intersport and Decathlon have set up a form of “drive-in click and collect” service in France, calling it simply “drive.” Customers place their order online and collect the merchandise in the parking lot of their local store, receiving it directly at their car with maximum distancing. Intersport, ...

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    Intersport reports rising online sales in Germany


    Intersport Germany has announced that about two-thirds of the customers who have a made a purchase on its online store in the last couple of weeks made another purchase at a later point. About 370 affiliated retailers are already connected to the platform, achieving sales in a range around ...

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    Drop-shipping & online sales help Beachbody


    Killick Datta , the legendary sporting goods industry executive who is now the global licensee of Beachbody for apparel and footwear, had told us at the Ispo show in Munich earlier this year that he was forecasting sales of $50 million this year for the line, after reaching ...

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    Zalando promotes sports products


    While providing preliminary figures for the first quarter, Zalando announced the launch of a campaign to inspire customers to stay active at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Deployed under the hashtag #TogetherIAmStrong , it is described as its first remotely produced campaign. The German e-tailer says it has taken ...

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    With higher sales and visits, Zalando pushes its marketplace


    Zalando ’s momentum keeps going, and the e-tailer is looking at new ways to grow after posting strong results for the fourth quarter of the year. One of the highlights was a jump in the number of site visits, which progressed by 31.9 percent to 960.7 million.

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    Nautilus re-launches its digital platform


    Significant reductions in expenses in the fourth quarter helped Nautilus to reach a net income of $3.5 million, up from $1.4 million for the same period a year ago, in spite of sharply reduced revenues and a lower gross margin.

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    Analysis - Online traffic of the leading Scandinavian retailers


    This exclusive chart shows the online traffic of the leading Scandinavian retailers in Q4 2019. This is exclusive data and analysis for Premium Members.

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    Internetstores grows by 30%


    Internetstores , a subsidiary of Signa Sports United, recorded total sales of €373 million in 2019. The online retailer reported that its sales increased by 30 percent over the past three years. This online retail platform for bike and outdoor products, which owns the, Brügelmann, Bikester, Probikeshop, Campz and ...

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    Magasin du Nord expands internationally


    Online retailing is developing rapidly in Scandinavia. Magasin du Nord, the Danish department store organization, is planning to open web stores in various parts of Europe, as it did in Sweden in November. This year, according to Berlingske , Denmark’s oldest daily newspaper, it will start with Norway and continue ...

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    New round of financing for France’s Snowleader


    Snowleader , the leading French online retailer of winter sports and outdoor products, says it has collected €10 million in new financing from three institutional investors, including a fund owned by the BNP Paribas  bank, to help pursue its international omni-channel strategy.

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    Why 2020 could be the year Amazon becomes unstoppable


    From infiltrating the pharma business to owning the internet, the Amazon juggernaut will be flexing its muscle with broad implications.

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    In the summer of 2019, Zalando completed the construction of...


    In the summer of 2019, Zalando completed the construction of buildings X and O in Berlin. In April 2020, the e-commerce company will be starting the construction of another building (Z) in Friedrichshain, Berlin. The new building is expected to offer a flexible working environment, allowing employees to work individually ...

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    Tradeinn was expecting to close out 2019 with about €150...


    Tradeinn was expecting to close out 2019 with about €150 million in sales. The Spanish online retailer of sporting goods has instead achieved €188 million, for a leap of 40 percent from the previous year. According to the founder, David Martín, the group was already looking past its stated target ...