+++ Champion has moved its Swedish office from Tyresö to the center of Stockholm, opening a new office and showroom of 600 square meters



+++ Anthony Rivera, a former executive at Vans and Burton Snowboards who worked most recently as senior manager of merchandising for Arc’teryx, has been appointed by Black Diamond as business unit director for its apparel category

+++ Marcus Twidale, who has been head of distribution for Rapala VMC in the U.S., among other roles, will be in charge of the distribution of its products in the U.S. from next Jan. 1, replacing Tom Mackin, and he will also be a member of the group’s executive committee



+++ Skechers is set to open its first factory outlet store in France, located at Corbeil-Essonne near Paris, in the summer



+++ Ben Sherman has launched a capsule Team GB collection for the Olympic Games



+++ Breanna Stewart, a WNBA star who pays for the Seattle Storm, switches endorsements from Nike to Puma