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    April 16 Short Stops: Canada Goose – European Tour – Kronos - RFL - Salewa – Slinger Bag – Smith – Stadium – TYR Sport

    2021-04-16T16:49:00Z

    Retail : +++ Canada Goose will open shortly its second German store in an A1 location of Frankfurt, close to Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton stores, and covering 500 sqm. on two floors +++ Lacoste has opened a 270-sqm store on the Theatinerstrasse ...

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    TRADE SHOWS & OTHER EVENTS

    2021-04-15T16:22:00Z

    +++ According to a new poll by Kyodo News , 39.2% of Japanese citizens want the Tokyo 2020 Games to be cancelled while 32.8% would like another delay +++ The European Tour will return to Belgium next season with the staging of the Soudal Open at the ...

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    April 15 Short Stops: Chamatex - Johnson Outdoors - New Balance - Superdry

    2021-04-14T17:04:00Z

    Corporate : Philippe Joffard , a former CEO and controlling shareholder of the Lafuma Group , has sold Toptex Cube , a French manufacturer of seamless clothing and luggage, to the French Chamatex Group Marketing : +++ Superdry has signed ...

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    April 12 Short Stops: 11teamsports - Aliexpress - La Sportiva - Lycra – Noble Materials - Nova – Pentland - Rewoolution - Rossignol – Sena Technologies – Sportler - Zeal Optics

    2021-04-12T17:12:00Z

    Corporate : +++ 11teamsports , which is affiliated with Intersport Germany , announced the takeover of Cawila, a German brand of football equipment, from the Wiegmann family along with its online shop and a brick-and-mortar Absolute Teamport store in Niederlangen that was franchised by Sport 2000 ...

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    APRIL 9 : Acerbis - CMP – EFTTA - Garmont – Galvin Green – Lululemon - New Balance – Oakley - On - Woolpower

    2021-04-09T17:13:00Z

    Corporate : +++ Woolpower is building a new factory of 10,000 square meters in Östersund, Sweden, that will be double the size of the present one +++ Garmont International confirms the closing of Riello Investment Partners ’ acquisition of a 65% stake in the Italian ...

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    RECENT SHORT STOPS: Arena - Crocs - Huub - Kjus - Nautilus - Nike - Reebok - Speedo - Wilson - North Korea

    2021-04-07T10:14:00Z

    MANAGEMENT: +++ Nautilus has a new chief supply chain officer, John Goelz , who previously had a similar responsibilities at Master Lock +++ Crocs has promoted Heidi Cooley , who has been in charge of marketing since 2016, by giving her the new ...

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    CSR & Sustainability

    2021-04-01T17:01:00Z

    +++ With the return of grassroots sports in England, Adidas will donate, through the Manchester United Foundation , 2,000 boxes with around 4,500 pieces of kit to 63 Foundation partner schools and colleges in the Manchester area +++ Schoeller Textil says it used 85% of the erergy produced ...

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    MARKETING

    2021-04-01T16:57:00Z

    +++ Erreà Sport has extended its technical partnership deals with Treviso Basket and Derthona Basket , which play in Italy’s Serie A and Serie A2 basketball championships, respectively, until 2025 +++ Puma will be the official team kit partner of Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Royal Challengers Bangalore ...

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    TRADE SHOWS & OTHER EVENTS

    2021-04-01T16:01:00Z

    +++ A new sportech event focusing on innovations and digital in sports is being launched in Spain, called Galicia Sportech Congress , whose first edition is scheduled to take place on April 21-22 +++ The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) has announced that the 2021 Wimbledon ...

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    CORPORATE AND M&A

    2021-04-01T16:00:00Z

    +++ Perfect Moment , the high-end fashion and sportswear brand founded by Thierry Donard , has closed a $6 million bridge loan financing in preparation for an IPO on Nasdaq later this year +++

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    LEGAL & INSTITUTIONAL

    2021-04-01T15:59:00Z

    +++ The city of Madrid will apply to be named as World Capital of Sport in 2022, a recognition by the European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES) , after the plenary session of the City Council unanimously approved the proposal from sports delegate Sofía Miranda ...

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    E-COMMERCE & DTC

    2021-04-01T15:56:00Z

    +++ Zalando plans to invest €50 million on its Connected Retail platform this year, with a large part of it used to finance its newly implemented extension to France +++ Working through a Kendal-based retailer, Pete Blend Sports, Inov-8 will open its first mono-brand store, called The ...

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    DISTRIBUTION

    2021-04-01T15:40:00Z

    +++ Luanvi , the Spanish sportswear manufacturer, is entering the Italian market via a distribution agreement with RV Distribution , a company based in Cuneo, in Italy’s Piedmont region +++

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    RETAIL

    2021-04-01T15:38:00Z

    +++ The three Citadium stores in France - two in Paris and one in Toulon - that were supposed to shut down in 2022, as announced by the company last November, will ultimately remain open thanks to encouraging sales and the renegotiation of rents +++ The fourth Absolut Run ...

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    RECENT SHORT STOPS: Nike – Absolut Run – Luanvi – Wimbledon – Olympics -Hyperice

    2021-03-23T10:10:00Z

    Retail : +++ Taking the place of a former Nike store in Valencia, JD Sports is opening a flagship store of 650 sqm. in the center of the Spanish city +++ The fourth Absolut Run store of Sport 2000 in Germany has opened on 200 square ...

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    MARKETING

    2021-03-18T18:16:00Z

    +++ Adidas will replace Macron as the apparel sponsor of Phoenix Rising FC , the American professional soccer team based in Phoenix, Arizona, in a new six-year deal that will run until 2026 +++ Wilson has announced Marcelo Capitani , who currently tops the country ranking in ...

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    DTC & E-COMMERCE

    2021-02-18T18:16:00Z

    +++ Swix has opened its first U.S. concept store, featuring also the Lundhags and Ulvang brands owned by its parent company, at the Mount Van Hoevenberg Ski Stadium in Lake Placid, New York +++ Thule will be opening its first store in North America in the ...

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    DISTRIBUTION

    2021-02-18T18:15:00Z

    +++ The merchandise and training programs of the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar , Rafael Nadal ’s brainchild, based in Manacor (Mallorca), can now be purchased on Amazon following a new agreement between the two parties +++ Redipro will handle the distribution of Everlast in Spain and ...

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    TRADE SHOWS & OTHER EVENTS

    2021-02-18T18:13:00Z

    +++ The 30-year-old Euromoda Sport Fashion Center at Neuss near Düsseldorf, which hosts the showroooms of some 200 brands, is being modernized +++

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    MARKETING

    2021-02-18T18:11:00Z

    +++ UEFA has announced TikTok as a new global sponsor of the UEFA Euro 2020 championship, the first partnership of a digital entertainment platform with the organizers of the European football tournament, which is set to take place this summer after being postponed due to the pandemic ...