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    CSR & SUSTAINABILITY

    2020-12-10T17:47:00Z

    +++ Snowleader has created the Snowleader Corporate Foundation , which will encourage access to the mountains for young people and support educational programs to discover and preserve mountain areas +++ Decathlon France has announced that it will donate 1 percent of the proceeds from its sales (excluding ...

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    MARKETING

    2020-12-10T17:46:00Z

    +++ Intersport is the main sponsor of the Women’s European Handball Championship being played in Denmark through Dec. 20 +++ On has become the official footwear partner of the German Triathlon Union for at least four years +++ An Indian start-up , MPL Sports , has ...

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    PRODUCT

    2020-12-10T17:45:00Z

    +++ Spyder is launching a line of footwear for outdoor pursuits like hiking and trail running as well as after-ski and lifestyle in partnership with Footwear Unlimited +++ Under Armour ’s Sports Mask has earned a “Best of 2020 Award” from Runners World +++ Babolat ...

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    EXECUTIVE CHANGES

    2020-12-10T17:42:00Z

    +++ Ping Europe’s managing director for the past 24 years , John Clark , will be stepping down from this role at the end of the year, when he will be replaced by Lisa Lovatt , the current general manager +++ Cairn , the French brand of snow goggles ...

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    DISTRIBUTION

    2020-12-10T17:41:00Z

    +++ WS4Sports , which already represents Reusch, Maier Sports, Gonso and other brands in Switzerland, has become the general Swiss agent of super.natural , starting with the winter 2021/22 season, although this brand of merino/synthetic clothing is Swiss as well +++ Zag Skis , the 18-year-old French ski brand, ...

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    RETAIL

    2020-12-10T17:40:00Z

    +++ Rossignol is opening its first flagship store in Lyon, located in the elegant Presqu’Ile district of the French city +++ Skechers has opened its first flagship store in Munich on the city’s high-traffic Kaufingerstrasse +++ Nike ’s Jordan brand is opening a 4,500-square-foot store in Manila, at ...

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    CORPORATE & M&A

    2020-12-10T17:38:00Z

    +++ Stadium , Sweden’s largest sports retailer, has invested in a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution – PTC’s FlexPLM – to centralize product data and optimize product development processes across different product categories +++ Lafuma ’s shares were de-listed from the Euronext stock exchange on Dec. 4 following ...

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    MARKETING

    2020-11-26T18:55:00Z

    +++ Puma mourns the death of Diego Maradona , the Argentinian football legend whom it has sponsored from the start +++ Castore will replace Adidas as the kit sponsor of the Wolverhampton Wanderers football team for several years in a deal said to be worth £1 ...

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    TRADE FAIRS & CONFERENCES

    2020-11-26T18:55:00Z

    +++ The Cycle Show in London , which is now scheduled for June 24-27, 2021, will add a trade day on June 24, strictly reserved for IBDs and other cycle retailers, plus the members of the press +++

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    PRODUCT

    2020-11-26T18:54:00Z

    +++ Britain’s Topshop launches activewear for yoga, winter walking and similar activities ++ Duca del Cosma has launched a range of golf gloves +++

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    RETAIL

    2020-11-26T18:53:00Z

    +++ XXL Sports Outdoor has commissioned a 7,000-square-meter, robotized warehouse for the Austrian market that will open next year in Enzersdorf, near Vienna’s airport +++ Daka Sport , the Dutch retailer, has completed the transformation of four Sportsworld stores it had acquired last year with its ...

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    EXECUTIVE CHANGES

    2020-11-26T18:52:00Z

    +++ Jessica Lomax is leaving as Nike ’s senior creative director for women’s sportswear apparel to become the global head of design for Calvin Klein +++ Creating a new position, Hydrow has appointed a chief commercial officer, Gretchen Saegh-Fleming , who was previously the chief commercial officer of ...

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    CORPORATE

    2020-11-26T18:51:00Z

    +++ GoPro plans to offer $100 million worth of convertible senior notes due in 2025, unless converted or redeemed earlier, through a private placement with qualified institutional investors, plus an over-allotment option for an additional $15 million +++ Wells Fargo has upgraded Under Armour ’s stock, indicating that ...

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    PRODUCT

    2020-11-12T17:27:00Z

    +++ The winners of this year’s Polartec Apex Design Awards include items by 66 North, Burton, Karpos, K-Way, Prana, Santini, Snow Peak and, well, Supreme ( more details in The Outdoor Industry Compass ) +++ Specialized uses Polartec Neoshell in a new range of ...

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    LEGAL & INSTITUTIONAL

    2020-11-12T17:20:00Z

    +++ The Rugby League World Cup 2021 will host the first ever Physical Disability Rugby League World Cup as an exhibition event during the main tournament, starting on Nov. 1st, 2021 +++ According to an exclusive report by insidethegames.biz, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned sports federations ...

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    MARKETING

    2020-11-12T17:19:00Z

    +++ Ping has announced a “lifetime” contract with Bubba Watson , the American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour, who will therefore represent the company also beyond his expected PGA Tour career +++ Bridgestone Golf has signed long-term contract extensions for Tiger Woods and Bryson ...

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    DISTRIBUTION

    2020-11-12T17:19:00Z

    +++ Duca del Cosma , the Italian brand specializing in golf fashion, will now sell its golf shoes also at the PGA Tour Superstores in the U.S.+++ Avanti will be the Swiss agent for Kabooki ’s Lego-Wear collection +++ Emporio will distribute the skateboarding socks of ...

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    RETAIL

    2020-11-12T17:15:00Z

    +++ While expanding into the southern part of Germany, Decathlon is opening its second Austria store at a former Sports Direct location in the Stadlau industrial park north of Vienna, and it will be followed by one in Klagenfurt next year +++ Printemps has announced plans to ...

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    CORPORATE and M&A

    2020-11-12T17:11:00Z

    +++ The Frasers Group , which owns the Sports Direct chain, has reportedly pulled out of a race for the control of the Debenhams department store, feeling that the auction price of £300 million is too high, but it has double its stake in Mulberry +++ Likely to ...

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    RETAIL

    2020-11-03T16:47:00Z

    +++ Hervis has reopened an 800-square-meter store in Bad Ischl near Salzburg based on a new shop fitting concept and design, with a focus on outdoor and winter sports +++ Blue Tomato has opened a new Dutch store in The Hague +++ +++ As planned, Goldwin has opened ...