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    Nautilus completes refinancing of existing term loan, increases total credit facility


    Nautilus, Inc. announced the amendment of its existing credit facility by refinancing the previous term loan with a new $30 million term loan, increasing the company’s total credit facility to $130 million. The credit facility previously consisted of a $100 million asset-based revolver and a $15 million term loan from ...

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    Dates for Prowinter 2023


    Prowinter, the B2B event for snow, rental and mountain innovation, is back in Bolzano with a new date. Prowinter 2023 will be a two-day event held Jan. 11 - 12, 2023. Explaining the new timings, Prowinter states: “Markets change quickly. This is just as true for the worlds of winter ...

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    Deporvillage raises its sales projections


    Black Friday, it seems, has augured better than the second quarter for Deporvillage, which has raised its projections for current-year annual sales to €157 million, according to CMDsport. This would be just shy of the record haul of 2021: €160 million. The week-long pre-Christmas promotion brought in more than 86,000 ...

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    Nike stores in Russia reopen under new name


    The first Nike store was re-opened in Russia under the banner “NSP” (Nike Sport Point) in the Belaya Dacha Outlet Village in Moscow. The store manager, Diana Tesnitskaya, told the news agency Ruptly that the store opened on the premises of the former one. “The goods are all the ...

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    H&M to cut 1,500 jobs


    Global fashion retailer H&M is reducing its workforce by about 1,500 positions as part of a cost savings and efficiency program. Overall, the Swedish company estimates the program will provide annual savings of about SEK 2 billion (€182.2m), which it expects to “become visible” in the second half of 2023. ...

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    Protest Sportswear signs distribution partner for Canada and the U.S.


    Dutch brand Protest Sportswear has signed a distribution agreement with Whiteland, a Canadian sportswear distributor headquartered in Montréal with warehouses in Montréal, New York State and California. The partnership will expand Protest’s reach in both the U.S. and Canada. As the Protest brand has been very successful both in the ...

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    Swedish sportswear brand Aim’n to open flagship store in Stockholm


    In early 2023, Swedish sportswear brand Aim’n will open a new, approximately 180-sqm flagship store at Kungsgatan 4 in Stockholm. Aim’n opened a pop-up store in the fall and is now investing in a permanent store in a retail building on Kungsgatan, a centrally located main street in the Norrmalm ...

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    Base Detall Sport leans into fashion


    Base Detall Sport has introduced a new store concept at the 300-sqm flagship it opened at Madrid’s Plenilunio mall on Nov. 22, according to Diffusion Sport. As things now stand, the group has ten stores in and around the Spanish capital and 276 Base and Wanna Sneakers stores on the ...

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    Sprinter opens another store in Spain


    On Nov. 24, as planned, Sprinter opened its 203rd Spanish store, a 900-sqm affair at the Plaza Norte 2 mall in San Sebastián de los Reyes, on the outskirts of Madrid. As Diffusion Sport reports, this will not be the last new store of 2022. The company expects to open ...

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    Foot Locker continues to restructure its management


    With Mary Dillion recently having taken over as CEO, Foot Locker, Inc. has appointed a new EVP/CCO from within its ranks and hired a new COO to help grow the company and improve operational efficiencies. The New York-based sports retailer also announced, among a few other executive changes, that their ...

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    CIP’s ISPO presentation optimistic on pádel


    Pádel, it appears, continues to thrive. At the freshly concluded ISPO Munich 2022 the Clúster Internacional del Pádel (CIP) reported that pádel-racquet sales increased by nearly 72 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, according to Diffusion Sport. This was, however, down from the more than 85 percent rise of the ...

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    UYN takes over distribution in Switzerland on April 1


    As of April 1, 2023, sales of the Italian technical sportswear brand UYN in Switzerland and Liechtenstein will be organized directly through a UYN country subsidiary, Tre Distribution AG, as in the neighboring countries. Until March 31, 2023, Fuchs-Movesa AG will still accept pre-orders for the winter collection 23/24 and ...

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    Winners of the Polartec Apex Award 2022


    Polartec has presented the winners of the Polartec Apex Award 2022 at ISPO Munich 2022. The annual design award honors brands and designers who translate Polartec fabrics into new iconic products. The 12 garments were selected for their “innovative form and function” in the sport, lifestyle and performance categories. The ...

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    New e-sports live ticker for sports publishers


    Shadow Esports, a leading provider of professional e-sports analytics tools based in Berlin, Germany, has developed what it says is an easy-to-integrate e-sports live ticker designed to help digital sports media provide e-sports fans with high-quality content. The free basic version of “Esports-Liveticker” includes a scoreboard through ...

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    Superdry discusses refinancing its debt


    Superdry is in talks with Bantry Bay Capital, a specialist lending provider, to obtain financing that would replace an existing £70 million (€80.1m) asset-backed lending facility which expires at the end of January. “There can be no certainty that an agreement will be reached, nor as to the terms of ...

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    Lem expands offerings with ski helmets and goggles


    The U.S. brand Lem, traditionally known as a specialist in bicycle helmets, has presented a range of ski helmets and goggles at the ISPO in Munich. The helmet range features gel motion technology for an optimized distribution of impact forces and includes three all-mountain helmets, a racing helmet, a goggle ...

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    Decathlon partners with Milano Premier Padel P1


    Decathlon Italy has announced a partnership with Milano Premier Padel P1 through its brand Kuikma. The tournament is scheduled to take place on Dec. 5-11 at the Allianz Cloud in Milan. Premier Padel is the official worldwide pádel circuit under the International Pádel Federation (FIP), supported by Professional Players Association ...

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    Koi Golf launches its first apparel collection


    Koi Golf, a new U.K.-based company, is introducing its first golf apparel collection. The initial launch includes a men’s line that comprises polos, T-shirts and a range of golf accessories, including caps, hats, socks and towels. A women’s range and wider men’s range are to follow in 2023, GolfBusinessNews has ...

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    Ellesse launches skiwear capsule with Michael Kors


    Ellesse has teamed up with Michael Kors (MK) to launch a capsule collection for winter skiwear. The collection, launched globally on Nov. 29, features an exclusive logo that blends the brands’ logos together. It includes pullovers, jackets, puffer vests, track pants, leggings, gloves and ribbed beanies in Ellesse’s signature ...

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    ISPO Munich 2022: Here to stay – and to learn as well


    With so much to be said about ISPO and the industry, we’ve gathered some of the comments which capture the mood of ISPO Munich 2022.