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    Descente's sales grew by 6.5 percent in the third quarter...

    2018-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Descente's sales grew by 6.5 percent in the third quarter ended Dec. 31, reaching 98.9 billion yen (€750.4m-$930.2m), but its operating margin declined by 0.4 percentage points to 5.6 percent and net earnings fell by 8.3 percent to ¥3,830 million (€29.1m-$36.0m). Lifted by the Descente brand, which represented 42.6 percent ...

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    China's central government has set a target of 6.5 percent...

    2018-03-09T00:00:00Z

    China's central government has set a target of 6.5 percent growth for its Gross Domestic Product for 2018, the same that it had set for last year, but with a higher quality level. In reality, China's economic growth went beyond the government's expectations in 2017 with an estimated rise of ...

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    Sumitomo Rubber Industries reported an operating profit of 4.4 billion...

    2018-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Sumitomo Rubber Industries reported an operating profit of 4.4 billion yen (€33.4m-$41.4m) in 2017 for its sports segment, which includes the distribution of Babolat in Japan plus the global operations of Dunlop, Srixon, Cleveland Golf and XXIO. The segment's sales rose by 12 percent last year to ¥81.7 million (€0.62m-$0.77m), ...

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    Sequential Brands, which owns and licenses And1, Heelys, Revo and...

    2018-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Sequential Brands, which owns and licenses And1, Heelys, Revo and many other brands, reported an 8 percent increase in last year's revenues to $167.5 million, mostly from licensing, adding that And1 and its other action brands performed well. Adjusted Ebitda increased by 18 percent to $98.0 million, but the company ...

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    Golf rounds played in the U.K. were lower in the...

    2018-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Golf rounds played in the U.K. were lower in the fourth quarter of 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016. According to the figures exclusively released by Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS), all regions experienced a decline, leading to an average drop of 11.4 percent. These figures were to ...

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    Oakley enjoyed a rebound in the fourth quarter of last...

    2018-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Oakley enjoyed a rebound in the fourth quarter of last year, after its sales were under pressure from hurricanes and stricter pricing policies in the U.S. Its parent company, Luxottica, saw its sales decline by 2 percent to €2,093 million in the quarter, while improving by 4 percent in local ...

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    In contrast with Puma's strong results (see the details in...

    2018-02-28T00:00:00Z

    In contrast with Puma's strong results (see the details in separate articles in this issue), Volcom and the rest of Kering's Sport Lifestyle division continued to suffer. The division's Other Brands segment recorded a 4.7 percent decline in revenues to €230.2 million, including a drop of 3.2 percent ...

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    December retail figures in Sweden show that Christmas sales were...

    2018-02-28T00:00:00Z

    December retail figures in Sweden show that Christmas sales were record-setting for the second year in a row throughout the retail sector. However, the good news does not extend to the sale of sporting goods. According to Hui Research, sporting goods sales increased by a moderate 0.9 percent compared to ...

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    Hanesbrands said its Champion brand grew by 15 percent in...

    2018-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Hanesbrands said its Champion brand grew by 15 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, thanks largely to moves intended to consolidate go-to-market strategies on a global basis and the retro trend in sports fashion. The brand's sales rose by more than 10 percent in every region of the world, ...

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    In a preliminary statement, Wolverine Worldwide said it expects to...

    2018-02-10T00:00:00Z

    In a preliminary statement, Wolverine Worldwide said it expects to achieve this year its target of a 12 percent adjusted operating margin on a 6 percent increase in underlying revenues, in spite of significant incremental investments of more than $40 million to drive future growth. Its international business is expected ...

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    Halfords reported a 7.8 percent growth in retail cycling sales...

    2018-01-27T00:00:00Z

    Halfords reported a 7.8 percent growth in retail cycling sales in the 15-week period ended Jan. 12, despite the difficult U.K. retail environment. The growth was driven by retail sales across all bicycle categories, cycle repair and PACs. Halford Group s overall revenues increased by 3.2 percent in the quarter. ...

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    Rapala VMC warns investors that its results for 2017 will...

    2018-01-27T00:00:00Z

    Rapala VMC warns investors that its results for 2017 will show a sales decline of about 3 percent to €253 million instead of coming out flat as previously expected. On a comparable basis, operating income was down to around €11 million from €19 million in the previous year.

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    Crocs told investors at a recent conference that it performed...

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Crocs told investors at a recent conference that it performed better than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, thanks to a strong holiday season in the U.S. Sales reached a level of between $180 million and $190 million, with a gross margin of around 45 percent. However, the company ...

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    Footasylum, the British sports lifestyle that went public in November,...

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Footasylum, the British sports lifestyle that went public in November, reported a sales increase of 33.4 percent to £89.8 million (€100.9m-$123.7m) for the 18 weeks to Dec. 30. Increases were recorded in the physical stores and e-commerce as well as at the wholesale level. The number of stores grew by ...

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    Lululemon's sales were better than expected in the fourth quarter...

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Lululemon's sales were better than expected in the fourth quarter of its last financial year, ended on Jan. 28. The management indicated a range of $905 million to $915 million, up from a previous forecast of $885 million, implying growth of 15 percent or more. The management indicates that there ...

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    Himaraya saw its net losses decline to ¥ 48 million...

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Himaraya saw its net losses decline to ¥ 48 million (€0.35m-$0.43m) in the first quarter of its fiscal year, ended Nov. 30, from ¥ 295 million in the same period a year earlier. The Japanese sports retailer's revenues fell by 3 percent to ¥ 15.4 billion (€113.5m-$139.3m) during the period, ...

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    The Austrian Sport 2000 reports growth of around 15 percent...

    2018-01-15T00:00:00Z

    The Austrian Sport 2000 reports growth of around 15 percent for the winter sports business of its 213 affiliated retailers as compared to the same period a year ago, thanks to the early start of the winter selling season and the demand for higher-quality products. The situation varied from one ...

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    Le Coq Sportif is well on its way to deliver...

    2017-11-21T00:00:00Z

    Le Coq Sportif is well on its way to deliver a double-digit rate increase in sales for the second half and the company is anticipating operating profit for both the second half and the full year. Airesis, the Swiss holding company that owns the majority of Le Coq Sportif's shares, ...

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    Suffering in particular from the increasingly popular bike sharing programs...

    2017-11-21T00:00:00Z

    Suffering in particular from the increasingly popular bike sharing programs in China, Giant Bicycle reported a one percent drop in revenues to 14.9 billion Taiwan dollars (€420.1m-$495.3m) in the third quarter ended Sept. 30. The company performed better in Europe and the U.S., thanks to new models introduced in July. ...

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    Confirming its apparent recovery, the Swiss sporting goods market grew...

    2017-11-21T00:00:00Z

    Confirming its apparent recovery, the Swiss sporting goods market grew by 4.4% in the first nine months of this year