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    Rossignol launches new multi-brand mountain sports store concept


    Rossignol Group has announced the opening of its “Start Gate” stores in Bex (Switzerland) and Bromont (Canada). The stores offer customers products from the group’s brands in a single location, alongside specialist technical and customization services. The group’s portfolio includes the brands Rossignol, Dynastar, Lange, Look, Kerma and Risport. The ...

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    Rossignol Group plans significantly more revenue, new ESG commitments, novel four-season approach


    Source: Rossignol Group Vincent Wauters Under the leadership of Vincent Wauters, president and CEO, who took over the reins of the group in February 2021, the Rossignol Group has announced a new strategic plan called Ascension 2026, according to which the group aims to achieve sales of ...

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    Rossignol’s recyclable ski composition is now open source


    The Rossignol Group is now sharing the construction and material composition plans for its new Rossignol Essential recyclable ski with all mountain sports industry players to initiate a collective movement. The French company says the goal is to actively contribute to the development of recycling channels in the main ski ...

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    Rossignol Group chooses Wintersteiger to provide race ski service machines


    Rossignol Group, home to winter sports brands Rossignol and Dynastar, has invested in Wintersteiger’s Jupiter ski service machines for their three production centers in France and Spain. Introduced in 2021, the precision machines will ensure premium processing for the group’s racing ranges and guarantee a perfect, consistent finish and ski ...

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    Aqualung Group appoints Bruno Cercley to supervisory board chairman


    Aqualung Group, which owns four brands in the “blue outdoor” business (Aqualung, Apeks, Omer and Aquasphere), has named Bruno Cercley, former chairman of the Rossignol Group, as chairman of its supervisory board. He begins the new position on July 1. Cercley will be in charge of uniting Aqualung’s global teams ...

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    Rossignol launches first recyclable ski


    Rossignol has unveiled its new Essential ski, which will be available in limited quantities in FW22-23 and has been designed using the most simplistic and least amount of raw materials, making more than 75 percent of the ski 100 percent recyclable. Following the announcement of its Respect program in 2020, ...

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    Rossignol bounces back in 2020/21


    After the as good as ski-free season 2020/21, Rossignol is reporting growth in all markets for the winter now coming to an end. Skiers were back in force at lodges around the world, says the group, which enjoyed year-on-year rises in revenue of 24 percent in North America, 30 percent ...

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    French pioneer in snowboard bindings has passed away


    Robert Emery, a French pioneer in the development and manufacturing of snowboard bindings, has passed away at the age of 68. He inherited a factory that was making camping accessories and other products from his father Roger in 1948. The eponymous firm, Emery; then developed a series of ski bindings ...

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    Rossignol sells Felt Bicycles to Pierer Mobility


    The Rossignol Group has agreed to sell its American brand of road and racing bicycles, Felt, to the Pierer Mobility Group, a European leader in “powered two-wheelers,” including motorcycles and e-bikes, based in Austria. In announcing the move, without mentioning the agreed price, the French company explained it with a ...

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    New MD, narrowed focus for Rossignol’s Spanish ski plant


    The head of Skis Rossignol de España, Enric Casas, is retiring in October at the age of 65, after 35 years with the company. Casas joined Rossignol in 1986 as an engineer and went on to become a technical manager. He was appointed managing director of the Spanish manufacturing subsidiary ...

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    Rossignol drives a mobile showroom through Germany and Austria


    Rossignol has informed the German press that it is using a special car trailer as a mobile showroom in Germany and Austria. A French spokeswoman for the group says it is a trailer developed by Felt , the group’s American brand of road bicycles. It is currently used only ...

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    SRAM buys Time Sport’s pedal business from Rossignol


    Groupe Rossignol had already announced the disposal of the carbon frame and fork productio assets of Time Sport International , including its RTM Composite factory, to a French-American investment and management company, the Cardinal Cycling Group. Rossignol has now found a well-known buyer for its remaining bike ...

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    Vincent Wauters will lead Rossignol, boosting apparel and digital


    The alpine ski industry is going through a major generational change as it seeks new avenues of diversification. After the retirement of Jean-Marc Pambet as chief executive of Salomon one year ago and the more recent resignation of the 50-year-old Antonio Dus as CEO of ...

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    Rossignol restructures its ski production


    The Rossignol Group has presented a reorganization plan to its staff that will involve the elimination of 95 jobs at its head office and at its ski factories in France. These and other measures are intended to save between €10 million and €15 million per year, adapt the production ...

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    Rossignol sells Raidlight to its founder


    The Rossignol Group has announced the sale of Raidlight Vertical , a French company specializing in footwear, apparel and equipment for trail running and ski touring, with an annual turnover of around €8 million. It will only keep and expand its Outdoor Experiences division, which organizes trail ...

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    Tecnica Group reshuffles distribution in Sweden and Norway


    Blizzard and Tecnica will be distributed by J0 Sport in Sweden and by Sport Sensation in Norway, starting from March 2020. Sport Sensation is taking over the distribution in Norway from Ramos , while JO Sports will be taking it over from Scantrade after the ...