+++ Pon.Bike is investing in a third European production facility in Lithuania (more in the Outdoor Industry Compass)



+++ Daniel Finley, who left as a member of JD Sports Fashion’s board of directors in January, has been appointed as the new CEO of Debenhams, many of which assets were bought a year ago by the Boohoo Group



+++ Deporvillage, the Spanish e-tailer recently acquired by the Iberian Sports Retail Group, has launched its first line of private label bicycles, starting with four models of mountain bikes

+++ Toray has introduced Ecodear N510, a new plant-based nylon fiber for the application in the sports and outdoor industry (more in the Outdoor Industry Compass)

+++ Lycra is launching insulation fiber made from textile waste (more in the Outdoor Industry Compass)

+++ DPS Skis is introducing algae-based ski sidewalls in all its new skis, based on a collaboration with Checkerspot (more in the Outdoor Industry Compass)



+++ On Running has signed up the Kenyan middle-distance runner Hellen Obiri