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    Castore secures £145 million investment


    British sportswear brand Castore has announced that it has secured growth investment in a funding round led by Raine Partners, the equity arm of The Raine Group. Hanaco Ventures and Felix Capital also participated in the investment through their respective growth funds. The £145 million (€169m) investment will allow Castore ...

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    Zumiez braces for FY loss despite higher Blue Tomato sales


    Zumiez is now forecasting a full-year net loss and annual sales to fall more than 8 percent after reporting a net loss of $2.23 million against a profit of $6.9 million in Q3 ended Oct. 28. The operating loss was $157,000 against $10.4 million as gross margin contracted 70 basis ...

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    Farfetch suspends Q3 results


    Luxury fashion platform Farfetch Limited has announced that it will not be announcing its financial results for the third quarter of 2023. Accordingly, the related conference call on Nov. 29 was also canceled. The company expects to provide a market update in due course. At the moment, no forecasts and ...

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    Foot Locker takes measures to reach two types of holiday shoppers


    Saddled with a 10.5 percent year-over-year increase in inventory but also gaining some traction with customers seeking innovation and latest trend products, Foot Locker has taken strategic steps to reach both deal-seeking customers and others who want premium, on-trend items from key brands such as Nike, Puma, New Balance and ...

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    Asics sets FY26 targets, eyes operating margin of 12 percent


    Asics Corp. has raised its profitability and sales bars in a new three-year strategy unveiled this week. The Japanese company wants to achieve a 12 percent operating margin in 2026 on 7-10 percent sales CAGR over forecasted FY23 revenues of ¥570 billion (€3.51b). To achieve those objectives, the group says ...

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    Alibaba’s founder mulls cutting stake


    Jack Ma, founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is weighing whether to sell 10 million shares in the company through his family’s trust and re-invest the proceeds in agriculture and public welfare projects. Ma disclosed his potential transaction in a regulatory filing on the same day that Alibaba reported ...

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    A pivotal year for Fútbol Emotion


    Fútbol Emotion might achieve the record €85 million in annual sales that it forecast at the close of the first quarter of this year. However, its latest forecast hedges the bet, shaving off €1 to €2 million – all of this according to CMDsport. Even €83 million, though, would amount ...

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    China Dongxiang results impaired by investments


    China Dongxiang, which distributes the Kappa brand in Greater China and has been a publicly traded company since 2007, reported a net loss of 410 million yuan renminbi (€52.7m) for the six months ended Sep. 30. Excluding its investment segment, operating profit was RMB 75 million (€9.6m). Year-over-year revenues were ...

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    Strong e-commerce sales bolster Björn Borg results


    Björn Borg’s own e-commerce sales increased by 25 percent in Q3, with own comparable store revenues increasing by 16 percent but down 4 percent overall due to planned store closures. Within e-commerce, sports apparel sales grew by 58 percent year-over-year, bag sales rose by 59 percent, and footwear sales stepped ...

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    Fila Holdings’ results hurt by challenges in US, Korea


    Fila Holdings’ constant-currency operating profit declined by 20.6 percent to KRW 92,563 million (€65.2m) for the period ended Sep. 30. Q3 net income slipped by 35.7 percent to KRW 57,743 million (€40.7m) with a KRW 98,906 million (€69.6m) profit at Acushnet, offsetting a quarterly net loss of KRW 6,343 million ...

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    Bowflex reports improved results despite soft sales


    The Q2 operating loss at Bowflex, the former Nautilus, was 22 percent less than the year-ago quarter at $11.2 million versus a loss of $14.3 million for the period ended Sep. 30. The loss from continuing operations, meanwhile, shrunk by 18.0 percent to $12.5 million from $15.3 million. Gross margin ...

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    World’s top pádel retailer optimistic despite glut


    360° Padel Group has reduced its current year revenue forecast to €62 million, according to CMDsport, as the industry-wide inventory glut has sparked a margin-narrowing price war. However, by the end of 2023, it hopes to be operating more than 500 physical stores between its Pádel Nuestro and Pádel Nuestro ...

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    Nike announces 9% increase in quarterly dividend


    Nike, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.370 per share on the company’s outstanding Class A and Class B Common Stock. This represents an increase of 9 percent versus the prior quarterly dividend rate of $0.340 per share. The dividend declared today is ...

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    On Holding maintains lofty objectives despite moderating wholesale revenues


    The Swiss company On Holding, which intends to double its net sales by 2026, increase its gross profit margin to above 60 percent and push its adjusted Ebitda above 18 percent, is only forecasting high-single-digit wholesale growth in Q4 2023. Direct-to-consumer sales (DTC), meanwhile, are expected to continue their torrid ...

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    Lower costs, inventory benefit Grupo SBF in Q3


    Grupo SBF, which operates Brazil’s top sporting goods chain in Centauro, received a lift from lower expenses, growth within its digital channel, and lower inventory levels in Q3 ended Sep. 30. The group reported a 216 percent increase in year-over-year operating income to 168.6 million Brazilian reais (€32.1m) as net ...

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    Below-average order fill rates continue to impact Yue Yuen


    Profit attributable to Yue Yuen shareholders fell by 49 percent to $137.7 million from $270.1 million for the nine months ended Sept. 30, as sales declined by 14.1 percent to $5.99 billion from $6.97 billion. Manufacturing revenues declined by 20.9 percent year-over-year to $3.79 billion. Ebit sunk by 38 percent ...

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    Pou Sheng nine-month results aided by stronger foot traffic


    Operating profit at Pou Sheng, the retail subsidiary of Yue Yuen, increased by 51 percent to 515.7 million renminbi (€66.3m) for the nine months ended Sept. 30. Profit attributable to owners of the company rose by 224 percent to RMB 311.4 million (€39.9m) as retail foot traffic improved and the ...

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    Yonex H1 profit slips despite higher sales


    Profit attributable to owners of the Japanese company fell by 21.4 percent to ¥4.4 billion (€27.1m) for the six months ended Sept. 30. H1 operating income also declined by 21 percent to ¥5.6 billion (€34.7m) despite a 15.2 percent year-over-year improvement in net sales to ¥57.7 billion (€356.5m). Yonex is ...

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    Descente’s operating profit dips due to absence of one-time gain


    Descente, without the benefit of a one-time gain it had in Q1, realized a 15.2 percent decline in operating profit to ¥4.15 billion (€25.6m) despite a 4.9 percent increase in revenues to ¥60.0 billion (€370.5m) for the three months ended Sep. 30. Sales of athleticwear improved in the period, but ...

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    Asics lifts FY outlook again as 9-month grows by 73%


    Asics Corp. has raised its annual outlook three months after suggesting its financial year sales will likely reach a record high. The Japanese group is now forecasting annual revenues at ¥570.0 billion (€3.53bn), up 3.6 percent from an early August estimate, and FY operating profit of ¥52.0 billion (€321.8m), up ...