Erima, the German brand of team sports, tennis and other sports apparel, recorded an increase in sales of 18 percent in the first quarter of this year, as compared to the first quarter of 2013. In March, total sales grew by 24 percent as compared to the same month last year. As reported previously by Sporting Goods Intelligence, Erima had almost flat revenues of €47 million in 2013, but its profitability improved.