+++ JD Sports Fashion announced the appointment of a new non-executive director to its board, Helen Ashton, a former chief financial officer of Asos who also held executive roles at Asda, Barclays and the Lloyds Banking Group



+++ Icon Outdoor has taken on the distribution in Switzerland of Pally’Hi, a German brand of merino clothing founded in 2013 by a former Burton snowboard rider, Peter Bauer


Legal & Institutional:

+++ In view of the postponement of ISPO Munich from January to the end of November, the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has formally decided to hold its general assembly in a virtual mode on Jan. 21, 2022

+++ iFIT sues Victoria’s Secret, accusing it of infringing the trademark of Sweat, the women’s fitness platform it acquired in the summer, with its line of apparel



+++ Superdry has announced a three-year partnership with Versarien to develop garments with a low environmental impact that use graphene for the material’s thermal and moisture management properties



+++ Puma Golf has extended its sponsorship contract with Golf Canada as official supplier of apparel and headwear for its national team