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    Gym closings spur the demand for sporting goods in Russia

    2020-09-08T10:09:00Z

    Consumer demand for sporting goods on the Russian market has been seen growing because 37 percent of the gyms in the country are still not allowed to resume operations, based on research conducted by Evotor . Quite a few gyms have been shut down for good, as their owners had ...

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    NPD: The global sports market grew by 5% in 2019

    2020-09-04T16:15:00Z

    A rise of 9 percent in retail sales of bicycles and accessories drove the growth of the global sporting goods market in 2019, according to the NPD Group . The consumption of sports shoes slowed down to 6 percent, compared with an estimated increase of 9 percent in 2018. Both ...

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    Conference Board: Big drop in global consumer confidence

    2020-07-27T06:54:00Z

    Global consumer confidence fell at a record pace between April and June because of the Covid-19 pandemic according to the Conference Board . Its consumer attitudes index plunged from a solid optimistic 106 at the beginning of the year to a pessimistic 92 (anything above 100 is considered positive). The ...

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    Swiss sports retailers predict a 10% sales drop this year

    2020-07-23T14:52:00Z

    Excluding bikes, which are becoming more popular in the country, the Swiss sporting goods market achieved modest growth of 1.4 percent in 2019 in comparison to the previous year, according to the Swiss Association of Sports Retailers ( Asmas ), which compiled the figures in collaboration with the GfK ...

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    New runners have emerged from the pandemic

    2020-06-12T16:44:00Z

    According to a recent study by Asics , the Japanese sportswear brand, the coronavirus crisis has revealed a new-found love for running all over the world. More importantly, most runners are now planning to maintain their new exercise routine in the future. In an encouraging sign, nearly three-quarters (73% ...

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    The Swiss love sports

    2020-06-11T09:03:00Z

    According to a new study by the Federal Office of Sport, the number of Swiss residents aged 15 or older who never participate in physical activity is down to 16 percent, one of the lowest percentages in Europe. Only Finland and Sweden can boast a better performance, with rates of ...

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    Italy registers booming bike sales

    2020-06-09T21:37:00Z

    Bicycle sales in Italy have jumped by 60 percent since bicycle shops reopened after the lockdown on May 6, as compared to the same period of 2019. According to data released on June 9 by Ancma (Associazione Nazionale Ciclo Motociclo Accessori), the sector’s trade association, Italians bought 540,000 units ...

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    Giant’s Q1 results are hit by the pandemic

    2020-05-22T08:03:00Z

    Giant saw its revenues in the first quarter decline by 9.3 percent on an annualized basis to $444.5 million. The net income before taxes dropped by 16.9 percent to $27.4 million. Sales of e-bikes and traditional bikes in many European countries were hit by strict shutdowns in connection with ...

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    Apparel brands may lose 20% of their value

    2020-04-18T09:08:00Z

    The brand value of the world’s 500 biggest companies might lose up to an estimated $1 trillion as a result of the coronavirus crisis, according the “Brand Finance Global 500 2020” survey. Brand Finance , whose surveys aim at creating a link between marketing and finance, also conducted a Covid-19 ...

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    Spaniards project a recovery in March 2021

    2020-04-08T16:11:00Z

    According to a recent survey of 1,187 Spanish industry professionals conducted by CMDsport , the general sense in the national sporting goods industry is that the market will return to its pre-crisis level sometime between September 2020 and March 2021. But uncertainty reigns. The projections listed in the questionnaire ran ...

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    According to an annual report from Observatorio Cetelem, sporting goods...

    2020-01-11T00:00:00Z

    According to an annual report from Observatorio Cetelem, sporting goods emerged as the Spanish sector with the most total customers and the greatest percentage growth in 2019. All sectors but one (leisure items) saw growth last year, but the percentage of Spanish consumers purchasing sporting goods climbed seven points to ...

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    A Pinterest 100 report has revealed that customers will emphasize...

    2019-12-24T00:00:00Z

    A Pinterest 100 report has revealed that customers will emphasize environmentally friendly products and 90s designs in 2020. The report compared search queries on its platform from August 2017 to July 2018 with queries from August 2018 to July 2019 and from the data predicts the 100 trends that ...

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    Decathlon has again come in first in an annual ranking...

    2019-12-12T00:00:00Z

    Decathlon has again come in first in an annual ranking of the world s 500 largest retailers in any sector compiled by OC C Strategy Consultants. The French-based sporting goods retailers has placed in the top 10 every year since the first edition of the index. Second and third place ...

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    The Russian market is apparently rising

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Russian consumers have been purchasing sporting goods more frequently in the last few months, basically opting for more expensive options than a year ago, according to certain findings from a market study that have been released by a government agency, Platform OFD. The agency estimated that it rose by ...

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    The South Korean market is down by 5%

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Many foreign outdoor brands, led by those from Japanese, have reported worsening market conditions lately in South Korea, the seventh-biggest sporting goods market in the world. Dong Chil Kwon , head of Treksta and a former chairman of the local outdoor industry association, predicts that the Korean outdoor ...

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    Sales jumped by 16.5 percent at Helly Hansen in the...

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Sales jumped by 16.5 percent at Helly Hansen in the third quarter, reaching a level of $211.7 million, said its new parent company, Canadian Tire Corp.

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    Brands like Canada Goose and Arc'teryx get a halo effect...

    2019-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Brands like Canada Goose and Arc teryx get a halo effect by promoting the Canadian manufacture of their products. According to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), there is significant demand for Canadian-made products abroad. The Canadian branch of the London-based “professional services network” surveyed 3,521 consumers in Australia, France, ...

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    After a redesign of its online store in May 2018,...

    2019-10-18T00:00:00Z

    After a redesign of its online store in May 2018, Golfino, the golfwear specialist based in Hamburg, has been named this year s best online store for golf in Germany by the German institute for service quality. The main feature of Golfino s site is a new shopping system, which ...

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    Sports Marketing Surveys, the U.K.-based market-research firm, and The Bicycle...

    2019-08-29T00:00:00Z

    Sports Marketing Surveys, the U.K.-based market-research firm, and The Bicycle Association (BA) of Great Britain, the national trade group, have begun releasing data from their current study of the cycling market in the U.K. Sales for the first half of 2019 were down by 4.8 percent in volume but by ...

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    Original Buff, the main entity of the Buff group, rounded...

    2019-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Original Buff, the main entity of the Buff group, rounded off its most recent fiscal year, ended April 30, with sales of €38.4 million, up by 8 percent from 2017. The Barcelona-based group's consolidated sales, subsidiaries included, moved some six million units worldwide and brought in €48.5 million, up by ...