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    YKK signs Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action

    2020-03-16T12:05:00Z

    The YKK Corporation has signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action . The Fashion for Global Climate Action initiated calls on the fashion industry to recognize the industry’s contribution to climate change and its responsibility to achieve climate neutrality. YKK joins the more than 100 existing signatories ...

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    YKK introduces magnetic zippers

    2020-02-26T18:03:00Z

    YKK , the Japanese producer of fasteners, has come up with a zipper that substitutes magnets for interlocking teeth. The aptly named Magnet Zipper seals the two sides of a garment by electromagnetic attraction when they are brought close together. As the company explains, this makes the zipper easy to ...

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    Nike will be the new official kit supplier of the...

    2020-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Nike will be the new official kit supplier of the important Liverpool Football Club (FC), starting with the 2020/2021 season. Under the new contract with the European champion and the leading footwear team in the English Premier League, Nike will be paying an annual guaranteed fee of just £30 million ...

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    Decathlon Germany will open a third logistics center and its largest store

    2020-01-11T00:00:00Z

    After 16 new store openings in 2019, Decathlon Germany ended a very successful year with a total of 80 doors, compared with only 26 at the end of 2015. More or less until 2010, the French retailer had a tough time in the market, due in part to its disruptive ...

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    HUUB, a leading British supplier of swim goggles, has launched...

    2020-01-11T00:00:00Z

    HUUB , a leading British supplier of swim goggles, has launched a prescription version of its Altair model for short-sighted people

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    Industrial Summit Technology (I.S.T), a Japanese materials company, will launch...

    2019-12-24T00:00:00Z

    Industrial Summit Technology (I.S.T), a Japanese materials company, will launch a new high-tech fiber at the next edition of Ispo Munich in January. The new Imidetex material is based on Polyimide, a high-performance polymer widely used in the aerospace industry, and boasts a tensile strength equivalent to Kevlar. According to ...

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    HUUB, a leading British supplier of swim goggles, has launched...

    2019-12-24T00:00:00Z

    HUUB , a leading British supplier of swim goggles, has launched a prescription version of its Altair model for short-sighted people

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    Selle Royal, the leading Italian supplier of bike saddles, has...

    2019-12-12T00:00:00Z

    Selle Royal, the leading Italian supplier of bike saddles, has mandated UBS to help find a financial partner to accelerate its growth. The company is prepared to review preliminary offers in mid-February. Founded by the Bigolin family 60 years ago, Selle Royal sells saddles and other bike accessories under four ...

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    Lowa is the sponsor and official footwear supplier of the...

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Lowa is the sponsor and official footwear supplier of the volunteers involved in the organization of the Biathlon World Championship, which will be held in Rasen-Antholz, in Italy's South Tyrol, on Feb. 12-23, 2020. The footwear model that the volunteers will be wearing is called Antholz GTX MID, named after ...

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    Lenzing and Dupont Biomaterials have teamed up on a new...

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Lenzing and Dupont Biomaterials have teamed up on a new sustainable fabric collection, made predominantly of fibers derived from natural materials. The collaboration blends Tencel Lyocell and Tencel Modal fibers from Lenzing with Dupont Sorona fibers, to give soft garments greater resilience in stretch, recovery and dimensional stability. Sorona is ...

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    Mizuno has been named as the official sport shoe supplier...

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Mizuno has been named as the official sport shoe supplier of the Australian Paralympic Team for Tokyo 2020. The deal marks the first partnership for the brand in Australia. More than 400 athletes and staff will be wearing Mizuno's uniform shoe at the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo, whether moving ...

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    UYN (Unleash Your Nature) has become the technical supplier for...

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    UYN (Unleash Your Nature) has become the technical supplier for the Alpine Ski World Cup finals of the International Ski Federation (FIS), scheduled for Feb. 8-21, 2021, in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The Italian brand of technical apparel will be dressing the competition's staff in a special edition of undergarments, socks ...

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    The global sports market grew by 7% in 2018, says NPD

    2019-11-28T00:00:00Z

    The growth of in the consumption of sporting goods quickened to 7 percent in constant currencies in 2018 from 5 percent in the previous years, according to the Global Sports Market Estimate of the NPD Group. The market rose to a level of $471 billion including bicycles and accessories, which ...

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    The second edition of “Innovations in Sports Materials,” which will...

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    The second edition of “Innovations in Sports Materials,” which will take place in Ghent on Nov. 19-20, will feature presentations on textile innovations in sports materials at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. According to Centexbel, which organizes the conference, the Tokyo Olympics will also serve as a “catwalk for innovative materials” ...

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    Polygiene, the Swedish developer and supplier of Stays Fresh and...

    2019-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Polygiene, the Swedish developer and supplier of Stays Fresh and Odor Crunch technology, has announced new agreements with Vtinon, a Korean producer of socks, and with Osklen, a sustainable Brazilian sportswear brand owned by the Alpargatas group. It has previously announced Tommy Sport as a client. The Swedish company's financial ...

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    Schöffel will be the exclusive supplier of clothing for the...

    2019-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Schöffel will be the exclusive supplier of clothing for the 341 athletes, coaches and staff of the Austrian Ski Federation for the current autumn/winter season

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    North Sails will be the official apparel supplier of the...

    2019-10-18T00:00:00Z

    North Sails will be the official apparel supplier of the 36th America's Cup, presented by Prada. It will make use of recycled materials. A capsule collection will be on sale from November 2019 in North Sails' stores and on its website.

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    A second edition of the conference “Innovations in Sports Materials”...

    2019-10-04T00:00:00Z

    A second edition of the conference “Innovations in Sports Materials” will take place in Ghent, Belgium, on Nov. 19-20. The event is organized by Centexbel, the Belgian textile research and design center. The speakers will focus on the latest developments in sports materials, sports clothing, performance-enhancing materials and smart materials. ...

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    Duca del Cosma was official footwear and clothing supplier to...

    2019-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Duca del Cosma was official footwear and clothing supplier to the Dutch Open, one of the oldest golf tournaments in Continental Europe, on Sept. 12-15. For the second consecutive year, the fashion brand provided footwear and branded apparel to more than 1,500 officials and volunteers at the KLM Open, which ...

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    Afydad, Spain's association of sporting-goods suppliers, has signed its first...

    2019-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Afydad, Spain s association of sporting-goods suppliers, has signed its first collaboration agreement with a retail association by joining forces with Atebi, which specializes in the cycling market. The agreement was signed at Festbike – the international cycling fair in Madrid, held this year on Sept. 13-15 – where Atebi ...