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    Fútbol Emotion acquires Basket Revolution


    Fútbol Emotion, the Spanish sports equipment retailer specializing in football that is part of Grupo Tansley, has acquired Basket Revolution, a specialty retailer that sells basketball footwear, apparel, accessories and equipment. The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed. As we reported just a few days ago, Fútbol ...

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    Base Detall Sport doing pre-pandemic business


    Base Detall Sport returned to pre-lockdown levels of revenue in 2020. Sell-in amounted to €70 million, up by 19 percent, while the buying group’s associated stores posted sales of about €175 million. Speaking with Diffusion Sport, CEO Toni Maristany ascribes the resurgence to the three pillars of Base’s triennial plan: ...

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    UYN hires new distributor for Spain, Portugal


    UYN (Unleash Your Nature) has hired Mega Sport to handle its distribution in Spain and Portugal. The distributor’s chief executive, David Vinyeta, told CMDsport that the Italian apparel brand for outdoor, running, cycling, yoga and other sports produced some 1,860 products last year at its 3,500-square-meter research center, Areas (Academy ...

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    Ukraine joins Spain and Portugal’s bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup


    Spain and Portugal have added Ukraine to their joint bid to co-host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. The news, unveiled by The Times, was confirmed by the presidents of the three countries’ football federations at a joint press conference at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Oct. 5. The Spanish ...

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    New Balance returning to the Iberian Peninsula


    As planned, New Balance will be opening its first stores on the Iberian Peninsula since January’s closing of all 22 of its stores there, Palco23 reports. The first two for Spain will be in Las Rosas Village in Madrid and La Roca Village in Barcelona. Outlets will follow at Rambla ...

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    Deportes Cronos to expand Portuguese footprint


    According to CMDsport, Deportes Cronos plans to open three stores in Portugal in the first half of the present year, bringing its total to six. And there are plans for more before the year is out, although how many remains unclear. The Spanish buying group is pursuing a policy that ...

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    Base Detall Sport to enter Portugal


    Base Detall Sport is entering Portugal, according to CMDsport. The Spanish sporting goods purchasing group, founded in Barcelona in 1985 and a former member of Sport 2000 International, has signed a deal with Brands Leaders to clap its banner or that of Wanna Sneakers onto many of the latter’s Portuguese ...

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    Adidas names VP for Southern Europe


    Adidas appointed Arnaud Jeangirard as vice president for Southern European markets (France, Italy and the Iberian Peninsula) earlier last month. Jeangirard has been with Adidas since 2016, first as director of the Adidas Originals, Yeezy and action sports in Dubai and then as the brand’s vice president for emerging markets. ...

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    OrthoLite announces new sales manager for Portugal


    Source: OrthoLite Marisa Costa Insole specialist OrthoLite is expanding its global sales management team in Europe with the appointment of Marisa Costa as its new sales manager for Portugal. Costa has extensive experience in footwear development and design, working with both brands and factories in the past. ...

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    Atmósfera Sport enters France and Portugal


    The Spanish news service Palco23 reports that the Spanish buying group Atmósfera Sport expects its sales to increase by 25 percent in 2022 after posting a 37 percent growth in 2021 compared to 2020. The growth in sporting goods is supported by omnichannel, digitization and international expansion. According to the ...

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    Portugal issues stricter regulations for the labeling of leather substitutes


    The Portuguese government adopted new regulations (Decreto-Lei n.o 3/2022) at the end of January 2022 to label all textile products that are man-made to replace genuine leather and also established fines for companies that do not comply. The new law defines the term leather and specifies its use. Accordingly, the ...

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    JD boosts its Iberian store count


    According to CMDsport , JD Sports has managed to open three new stores on the Iberian Peninsula – in or around Malaga, Ceuta and Oporto – amid all the re-openings of the post-pandemic. The highlight of the British retail chain’s new stores was the one that opened on June ...