Sport 2000 Österreich has been certified for the second time by PHP Sport Management as “Sport Leading Company” in its domestic market. The Austrian buying group, which reached a retail turnover of €579 million in 2019, claims a market share of 29 percent. It federates 240 retailers with 403 stores including Gigasport. PHP has given the same ceritification to 17 retail members of the group and to other companies operating in Austria including Polar, Sport Thieme and Sport Stock, a local sports equipment rental agency. Its quality seal was created in 2015 to set apart sports companies and organizations that fullfill special criteria in order to establish a durable, future-oriented business model.