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    Dunlop Sports’ new international websites combine golf and racquet sports


    Dunlop Sports’ new websites in the U.K./Europe, the U.S. and Australia combine its golf and racquet sports businesses. Dunlop is owned by Sumitomo Rubber Industries, a Japan-based tire and rubber company. In April 2022, Sumitomo added the Dunlop logo to the back of professional golfers’ headwear, thereby initiating the consolidation ...

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    Dunlop Sports exceeds expectations in Q1


    Sales of Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ sports brands improved 27 percent in the first quarter, from 23,327 million Yen to ¥29,685 million (€219.85m), resulting in an operating profit of ¥3,980 million (€29.48m), up 61 percent from ¥2,468 million a year earlier. The group’s golf brands – Dunlop, Srixon and Cleveland – ...

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    Sumitomo with brand realignment in North America


    In a global alignment strategy, the sports business for Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) will be affiliated under the Dunlop brand umbrella. Roger Cleveland Golf Company, which is SRI’s North American sales company, currently operating as Srixon/Cleveland Golf/XXIO, will now be doing business as Dunlop Sports Americas. Based in Kobe, Japan, ...

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    Sumitomo’s sports revenues more than double


    Sales grew by 225 percent to ¥28.1 billion (€220m-$257m) during the second quarter ended June 30 for the sports division of Sumitomo Rubber, which includes the Dunlop, Srixon and XXIO brands of tennis and golf products. The higher revenues led the division to post a profit of ¥3,050 million (€23.7m-$27.9m) ...

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    Dunlop’s parent sees weak sports sales


    Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ sports division, which includes Dunlop, Srixon and XXIO, saw its revenues fall by 9 percent in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 to ¥20.5 billion (€160.3-$195.8m). The segment’s operating profit reached ¥1.1 billion (€8.6m-$10.7m), down from a profit of ¥2.0 billion last year. Golf and tennis sales ...

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    Sumitomo raises guidance for its sports division


    Sumitomo Rubber Industries ’ sports division bounced back from a poor second quarter, posting an operating profit of ¥1,041 million (€8.4m-$9.9m) in the third quarter, against a loss of ¥519 million (€4.2m-$4.9m) in the year-ago period. Sales in the sports division, which includes brands such as Srixon , XXIO ...

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    Dunlop sees lower profits and ends with a loss


    Sumitomo Rubber Industries reported an operating loss of 2,505 million yen (€19.9m-$23.5m) for its sports segment in the second quarter, compares with a profit of ¥1,945 million for the second quarter of 2019. The revenues of its sports segment, which includes the global operations of Dunlop, Srixon and XXIO, dropped ...