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    Foot Locker reports lower sales and profits


    The share price of Foot Locker fell by 8.8 percent at closing on Feb. 26 after the international U.S.-based sports retailer reported a drop of 2.7 percent in comparable sales for the fourth quarter ended Jan. 30, with a 12 percent drop in same-store sales offsetting a 44 percent ...

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    Acushnet’s sales rise by 14%


    Acushnet , the American golf company controlled by Fila Korea , had a strong finish to the year, with double-digit growth in profits and sales for the fourth quarter. After the re-opening of its production facilities and distribution centers in late May, the company saw strong sales across all segments ...

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    Wolverine posts weak results but is hopeful for 2021


    The year 2020 was a difficult one for Wolverine Worldwide . Looking on the bright side, the management said it delivered better-than-expected results for the fourth quarter and is poised to drive an accelerated recovery over the next 12 to 16 months. The group posted a double-digit sales decline in ...

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    Polygiene reports record quarterly sales


    Polygiene said that the fourth quarter of 2020 was the best in its history, with sales rising by 40.0 percent from the year-ago quarter to a record 26.6 million Swedish kronor (€2.7m-$3.2m). The growth was largely due to the success of Polygiene’s ViralOff in the context of the ...

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    Puma confirms recovery path


    After a poor first half and a solid third quarter, Puma remained on the right track in the fourth quarter of 2020, with revenues up by 9.1 percent in constant currencies to €1,520 million and a jump in the net income of 38.8 percent to €24.7 million. The ...

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    Crocs’ profits soar on record sales


    Crocs is still enjoying a strong momentum as its fourth-quarter revenues jumped by 56.5 percent from the year-ago quarter to a record level of $411.5 million. In constant currencies, they gained 56.1 percent.The number of pairs sold during the quarter grew by 38 percent to 18.9 million, and their average ...

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    A stellar year for Nautilus


    Nautilus just had one of the best years in its history, due to customers shifting to home equipment during the pandemic, as numerous gyms were temporarily closed. The company posted net income of $28.9 million in the fourth quarter, up from $3.5 million in the year-ago period, as ...

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    Dunlop’s parent sees weak sports sales


    Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ sports division, which includes Dunlop, Srixon and XXIO , saw its revenues fall by 9 percent in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 to ¥20.5 billion (€160.3-$195.8m). The segment’s operating profit reached ¥1.1 billion (€8.6m-$10.7m), down from a profit of ¥2.0 billion last year. Golf ...

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    Yonex’ revenues drop by 8%, but Europe is up slightly


    Yonex ’ sales declined by 8 percent to ¥13.6 billion (€106.3m-$130.4m) for the third fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31. In North America, revenues dropped by 8 percent, despite higher tennis sales after Naomi Osaka won the U.S. Open using a Yonex racquet. In Japan, revenues fell by 7 ...

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    Globeride raises guidance


    Globeride , the owner of Daiwa fishing products, continues to ride a strong momentum, boosted by the fishing craze that followed lockdowns. Revenues for the third fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31 surged by 37 percent to 25.9 billion yen (€202.5m-$245.6m). Fishing gear proved popular, especially in the entry-level range. ...

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    Moncler’s annual sales down 12%, despite a good Q4


    Moncler returned to growth in the fourth quarter, growing by 8 percent to €675.3 million, led by Asia and the Americas. On a constant-currency basis, they improved by 7 percent. The company benefited from the strong expansion of the Chinese market, growth in Korea and Japan, plus a robust ...

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    Descente lowers full-year sales guidance


    Descente saw its profits surge in the third fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2021, with net income soaring by 172.8 percent to 4,828 million yen (€37.8m-$45.7m). This was mainly due to extraordinary income of ¥7,535 million linked to the reorganization of its Descente China Holding joint venture with ...

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    Garmin’s fitness and outdoor sales surge


    Robust demand for advanced wearables and cycling products helped Garmin to post record results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The Swiss-based company, which also makes equipment for the aviation and automotive industries, reported that its total sales rose by 23 percent to $1,351 million for the 13 weeks ...

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    Falling sales for Goldwin


    Goldwin is projecting decreases of 10.1 percent in sales and 28.5 percent in operating profit for the financial year ending on March 31. In the nine months through Dec. 31, 2020, its net sales declined by 8.7 percent to 69.2 billion yen (€540m-$660m), leading to a 16.2 percent drop ...

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    Sales slump by 14% at Spain’s Forum Sport chain


    The coronavirus pandemic led Forum Sport , one of Spain’s major sporting goods retail chains, to book a 14 percent decline in gross revenues in 2020. They went down to €130.1 million, but the group’s online sales jumped by 80 percent, making up 24 percent of the total turnover. The ...

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    Rip Curl continues to support Kathmandu’s performance


    The acquisition of Rip Curl in October 2019 was a good move for Kathmandu Holdings . In a preliminary trading update, the Australian group said that its revenues for the six months ended on Jan. 31, 2021, progressed by 12 percent from the year-ago period, as Rip Curl’s strong ...

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    Intersport fell by 8% in five markets last year


    I ntersport ’s sales declined by 8 percent to just over €3 billion during the financial year ended last Sept. 30 in the five countries steered by the Intersport Deutschland retail cooperative: Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Double-digit declines in April and May, when stores were ...

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    Sport 2000 grew by 5% in five countries


    The Sport 2000 GmbH sports retail organization, which covers the five countries of Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, was able to generate a small growth of 2 percent in the overall business volume during the 2020 crisis year. The growth was driven primarily by the accession of ...

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    Rapala bounced back in H2


    The Finnish manufacturer of fishing lures had a difficult start in 2020, ending the first six months with a net loss of €3.8 million due to the impact of lockdowns. But in the second half, business conditions picked up for Rapala VMC, as fishing gained popularity as an activity that ...

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    Callaway records higher losses but sales soar


    Callaway Golf Co . saw its net loss in the fiscal fourth quarter deepen to $40.6 million, compared with a loss of $29.2 million last year. However, sales surged by 20.2 percent to $374.6 million, led by strong demand in the golf equipment segment and a quicker-than-expected recovery in the ...