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Advisors

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. They are a trusted advisor to the world’s leading businesses, governments, and institutions. They advise on strategic management to corporations, governments, and other organizations across the private, public and social sectors. McKinsey&Company has a deep functional and industry expertise as well ...

Deloitte

Deloitte

Deloitte is a multinational professional services network. Deloitte is one of the Big Four accounting organizations and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals, with headquarters in London , United Kingdom. Deloittes firms around the world help clients become leaders wherever they choose ...

Accenture

Accenture

Accenture offers cross-industry expertise and unmatched innovation with world-class tech and talent. They bring it all together to deliver tangible business outcomes for their clients. They apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

Associations

WFSGI

WFSGI

The WFSGI is the world authoritative body for the sports industry officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the industry representative within the Olympic Family. The WFSGI is an independent association with no objective of economic character for its own gain and formed by sports and sports-inspired leisure ...

FESI

FESI

The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) is a Brussels-based European platform representing the interests of some 1,800 European sporting goods manufacturers before the European Institutions, other international sport federations and other associations. FESI provides opportunity for sporting goods companies to collaborate on non-commercial pre-competitive issues of common ...

WGSN

WGSN

WGSN is the global authority on consumer and design trends. Global trend forecasters and data scientists decode the future with the aim to provide the authoritative view on tomorrow. They build content including daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services. WGSN is owned by Ascential plc ...

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The NPD Group

NPD offers data, industry expertise, and prescriptive analytics. The focus is to measure, predict, and improve performance across all channels, including brick-and-mortar and e-commerce. With over 2000 clients and offices in 27 cities worldwide, with operations spanning the Americas, Europe, and APAC, the company´s practice areas include apparel, appliances, automotive, ...

Foresight Factory

Foresight Factory

Foresight Factory works with some of the world’s leading companies to help them ’Own the Future’. Globally headquartered in London, with offices in New York, Seattle and Singapore they are masters of prediction, constantly scouring the globe to pick apart behavior, spotting trends and disruption before they happen. Their customizable ...

Executive Search & HR Services

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Supreme Contacts GmbH

Supreme Contacts is one of the leading international matchmaking platforms for the lifestyle sector, quickly and efficiently bringing together, brands and sales partners.

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SB Sports Brokers Ltd

Sports Brokers Ltd assists Brands finding the right distributor, sales agent or agencies. Sports Brokers Ltd is the leading B2B search consultancy specializing in the sporting goods industry. Brands looking for new roads to a specific market should contact SB. Through our unique database, which has been developed specifically for ...

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ISM Search Ltd

ISM Search Ltd is the leading executive search consultancy specialising in the global sporting goods and outdoor markets. Thanks to our Database and modern search methods ISM guarantees to locate the candidate who will be accepted by the client to fill the vacant position. ISM recognises the natural ability and ...

Ingredient Brands

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Polygiene posts higher net sales in Q1, sees decline in operating profit

Polygiene reported a rise in first-quarter sales, despite ongoing difficulties due to inflation, supply-chain constraints and the war in Ukraine. The Swedish firm reported net sales of 45.1 million Swedish kronor (€4.3m) for the three months to March 31, an increase of 7.5 percent compared to the same period last ...

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JP Modatex premiers stretch linen with DuPont Sonora fibers

JP Modatex, an Indian manufacturer of premium and specialty ring spun yarns for apparel and home textiles, has managed to blend linen fibers with DuPont’s Sonora stable fibers, a partially plant-based polymer material, to create ring-spun linen-based yarns and fabrics that offer comfort stretch. As linen is so far impossible ...

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Ortholite hires chief brand officer

U.S. insole specialist OrthoLite has hired Kristin Kohler Burrows as its new chief brand officer, a newly created position. Burrows joins the OrthoLite and Cirql teams with experience at footwear brands including Converse, Keds, Adidas, Fila and G.H. Bass, and was most recently a management consultant in the consumer and ...

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Allied Feather + Down releases first down capsule collection in the U.S.

Allied Feather + Down has announced the U.S. drop of its first down jacket capsule collection. It will be available on Allied’s Zero Degrees North website. The collection of four jackets, originally released exclusively to the Japanese market this past autumn, is described as blurring the line “between outdoor performance ...

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Hugo Boss invests in HeiQ Aeonic, Lycra opts for exclusive distribution rights

The German luxury fashion brand Hugo Boss AG has invested $5 million in HeiQ AeoniQ LLC (a wholly-owned subsidiary of London-listed HeiQ Plc) and an additional $4 million based on performance milestone agreements. Boss is the first company to acquire shares in the new continuous cellulosic yarn that is being ...

Software & Technology Providers

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Instant Commerce announces €2 million pre-seed funding

Instant Commerce, a Dutch e-commerce software startup, has raised €2 million in seed capital with the participation of the founders of Storyblok, Wandera, Snyk and Supercell. With the investment, the young company wants to build the product, expand the team, and create brand awareness throughout Europe. Instant Commerce was founded ...