Corporate:

+++ Spartoo, a French e-tailer specializing in footwear and clothing, has only has raised €23.7 million by going public on the stock market, less than the €25 million the company had targed at the launch of the IPO (more in Shoe Intelligence)

+++ Skylotec, a German company specialized in mountaineering ropes, has acquired Climbing Technology, an Italian company specializing in carabiners and other sport climbing equipment (more in the Outdoor Industry Compass)

 

Retail:

+++ Decathlon is hosting a 270-square-meter shop-in-shop for Kiabi, a fast-fashion retailer that is controlled by the same Mulliez group, at its own 1,800-square-meter store in the French village of Digne-les-Bains

 

Marketing:

+++ A French rugby club, Racing 92, has signed a technical partnership agreement with Nike, for both its men’s team and its new women’s team, which will replace a previous deal with Le Coq Sportif starting from the 2021/22 season

 

Events:

+++ The European Tour has announced that the Hero Indian Open, the national open golf championship in India, which was scheduled to take place on Oct. 28-31, has been cancelled due to safety concerns over the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic