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    C-Suite Interview

    Ulrika Björk: “Appoint more women to the board of directors!”


    We spoke to Polygiene-CEO Ulrika Björk. She says ”I encourage diversity, but it will never come with a cost of performance or for the sake of.”

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    Infographics & Data

    2023 consumer trends: Demand for sustainability among Gen Z and Millennial fashion shoppers


    See how 2023’s fashion choices are being reshaped by Gen Z and Millennials’ unique sustainability values. 

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    YouGov customer loyalty ranking 2024 Germany: Sport 2000 at the forefront


    The latest German Customer Loyalty Ranking 2024 by market research company YouGov in collaboration with the Handelsblatt newspaper reveals the rising stars of the year in terms of customer loyalty across 33 categories. Sport 2000 came out on top in the overall ranking with an increase of 12.8 percentage points ...

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    Opportunities ahead – WFSGI and McKinsey release 2024 report


    2023 was a year of ups and downs. Despite facing challenges, WFSGI and McKinsey’s new Sporting Goods Report argue that it’s not all headwinds.

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    German e-commerce sales bottom out


    Consumers’ lower propensity to shop was once again reflected in significantly lower overall sales in German e-commerce in 2023, according to the German e-commerce association bevh. Gross sales of consumer goods fell by 11.8 percent to €79.7 billion for the first time in 2023, compared to €90.4 billion in the ...

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    News briefs

    Golf in Spain keeps growing


    The number of golf federation members in Spain reached nearly 300,000 (298,959) in 2023, 1.8 percent more than the previous year, of which 297,378 amateurs and 1,581 professionals, according to figures from the Royal Spanish Golf Federation (RFEG). Golf in Spain has experienced five years of consecutive growth, achieving a ...

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    StockX reveals the most traded and fastest growing brands


    StockX’s annual report entitled “Big Facts: Current Culture Index” was released on Jan. 17 and shows the most traded and fastest growing brands on the platform over the past year, including Asics, Ugg and Arc’teryx. The resale platform reached major milestones in 2023, surpassing 50 million lifetime trades, 15 million ...

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    Russia faces 50% increase in prices for European sporting goods


    In the foreseeable future, the price of European sporting goods can jump by 50 percent, owing to expensive logistics and other difficulties associated with returning foreign brands to the shelves, Marina Malakhatko, head of the retail department of Core.XP, a Moscow-based real estate firm, told local state news outlet Tass. ...

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    News briefs

    German consumer sentiment deteriorates


    After the consumer mood in Germany recovered at the end of 2023, consumers are once again more pessimistic about the future in the new year. This was revealed by the consumer barometer for January published by the German Retail Association (HDE), which is compiled monthly by the Handelsblatt Research Institute ...

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    AliExpress publishes report on general online shopping landscape in Europe


    AliExpress, the international online retail marketplace of Alibaba International Digital Commerce Group, has published its first Consumer Insights Report examining the online shopping landscape in Europe. The report surveyed consumers in France, Germany, Spain and the UK and aimed to uncover key trends and insights into European consumers’ online behavior ...

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    Strava releases Year In Sport Trend Report, social connections most important


    Strava has released its Year In Sport: The Trend Report, highlighting global trends among active people across all generations. It reveals that Generation Z’s behaviors and habits differ from other generations, but they also have different motivators, barriers and interests when it comes to staying active. For the report, Strava ...

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    Polar releases “2023: Reflected”, showing physical activity, sports, and sleep trends


    Polar Electro announced the release of its “2023: Reflected” report, revealing global activity, sports, and sleep trends. With walking emerging as the second most tracked activity globally, this year’s findings confirm the commitment to moderate-intensity physical activity to stay active and nurture personal wellness. Walking makes up nearly 16 percent ...

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    News briefs records rising demand for smart fitness and sustainable sports products


    B2B e-commerce platform recently published the most important trends among B2B buyers in the sports sector. The Chinese company found that the total number of orders for smart fitness products increased by 51 percent year-on-year (mid-October to mid-November 2023 compared to the same period in 2022). The most popular ...

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    A year in review for padel


    Source: Playtomic Global Padel Report 2023 Monitor Deloitte and Playtomic have released their second annual Global Pádel Report, available online, and the results are rosy. Some predictions The report considers that the post-Covid boom is over and that the “surge” in club and court constriction has continued. ...

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    News briefs

    Global skateboard market to grow at a CAGR of 3.5% to 2030


    The global skateboard market size is expected to reach $4.25 billion by 2030, marking a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.5 percent from 2023 to 2030, according to a new study by Research and Markets. Growth is fueled by an increasing interest in newer sports and an inclination toward ...

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    Women’s elite sport revenues to surpass $1bn for the first time in 2024


    According to a new report by consulting firm Deloitte, women’s elite sports will generate global revenues of US$1.28 billion in 2024, surpassing the US$1 billion milestone for the first time. This total will also mark an increase of more than 300 percent from Deloitte’s previous valuation in 2021. These projections ...

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    Cricket equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 3.28% by 2028


    The global cricket equipment market is projected to grow by $2,536.35 from 2023 to 2028, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.28 percent, according to a recent report by research and advisory firm Technavio. Growth will be primarily driven by the increase in the number of cricket tournaments, ...

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    Infographics & Data

    Sportswear websites ranked by visitor age group


    Which UK sportswear retailer website gets the most visits from Gen Z? What about Millennials? And which is the most popular sportswear retailer website for those over 65? Our infographic shows how online shopping tastes change with age.

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    Sports eyewear market to post 7.3% CAGR by 2027, says new report


    The global sports eyewear market was valued at $5.7 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach $8.9 billion by 2027, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3 percent from 2021 to 2027, according to a new report by Allied Market Research. Key growth drivers will include a ...

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    News briefs

    Sports bicycle market to grow at a CAGR of 6.19% from 2022 to 2027


    The sports bicycle market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.19 percent from 2022 to 2027, according to a new 160-page report by research firm Technavio. Growth is driven by increasing fuel prices, which boost the demand for sports bicycles. Most Europeans now use ...