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    Lew's Holdings Corporation, an American supplier of fishing and hunting...

    2019-08-13T00:00:00Z

    Lew's Holdings Corporation, an American supplier of fishing and hunting gear, is acquiring Fox International, Europe's largest privately owned fishing tackle company, with headquarters in Brentwood, Essex. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals and closing conditions, and the financial terms remain undisclosed. The two companies will be retaining their ...

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    Maui Jim has become the official eyewear supplier of the...

    2019-07-10T00:00:00Z

    Maui Jim has become the official eyewear supplier of the European Tour, the men's professional golf tour. The Hawaiian brand of sunglasses is already the eyewear partner of the ATP Tour and the Manchester United football club. It also sponsors numerous well-known athletes.

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    Speedo has become the exclusive swimwear supplier for this year's...

    2019-07-10T00:00:00Z

    Speedo has become the exclusive swimwear supplier for this year's Barcelona Triathlon by Santander race

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    Polygiene has appointed Pamela Ravasio to its advisory board, showing...

    2019-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Polygiene has appointed Pamela Ravasio to its advisory board, showing the company's increasing focus on sustainability issues. Ravasio has long-standing experience in the sustainability, textile, sports and outdoor sectors. She was recently appointed global stakeholder manager at Hohenstein. Previously, she served as head of corporate social responsibility and sustainability at ...

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    Decathlon has announced the opening of a new logistics center...

    2019-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Decathlon has announced the opening of a new logistics center in León, Spain, in the industrial estate of Villadangos del Páramo. The 32,645-square-meter facility, which has a distribution capacity of more than 25 million sporting items per year, will be serving the 37 Decathlon stores located in the north of ...

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    Jean-Philippe Torgue has set up his own consultancy, called Akuna,...

    2019-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Jean-Philippe Torgue has set up his own consultancy, called Akuna, after collecting 25 years of experience in brand-building. He was a senior executive at major companies including VF Corp. and Amer Sports before setting up a European office for Phenix in 2017. He left the operation after a year and ...

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    A new European project to recycle coated materials

    2019-04-12T00:00:00Z

    The EU-funded Decoat initiative has formally begun to work. The initiative, which is led by Centexbel , a Belgian R D center, addresses the issue of textiles and plastic materials with multilayer coatings – typically with functional and performance features – that are currently not recyclable. The project held ...

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    Lacoste has announced a plan to expand its current logistics...

    2019-04-12T00:00:00Z

    Lacoste has announced a plan to expand its current logistics center in Troyes, in north-central France, to make it its future European logistics hub. A new building, called NEW – the acronym for New European Warehouse – will bring the area of the logistics platform up from the current 18,000 ...

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    Kappa will be the official kit supplier of AS Monaco,...

    2019-03-06T00:00:00Z

    Kappa will be the official kit supplier of AS Monaco, starting on July 1st and for six seasons, until 2025. The Italian brand had previously been the club's technical sponsor, from 1998 to 2001, a glorious period during which the team won the Ligue 1 title, in 1999/2000. Kappa will ...

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    Fanatics has struck a deal to become the exclusive supplier...

    2019-03-06T00:00:00Z

    Fanatics has struck a deal to become the exclusive supplier of licensed sports merchandise on Coupang, the South Korean internet marketplace. The deal takes effect this summer for a term of ten years. South Korea is definitely among the world's top ten e-commerce markets, well behind China and the U.S. ...

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    Sympatex, the Munich-based maker of high-tech functional materials, will present...

    2019-01-28T00:00:00Z

    Sympatex, the Munich-based maker of high-tech functional materials, will present the Idea Shoe 4.0 at Ispo Munich on Feb. 3-6. At its exhibition stand, the company will be setting up an actual production line – consisting of a plastic shredder, an extruder and a 3D printer – to demonstrate the ...

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    Erima is to be the official supplier to the German...

    2019-01-28T00:00:00Z

    Erima is to be the official supplier to the German Special Olympics Team beginning with the Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, where 220 athletes, trainers and other team members will be wearing Erima's team sports apparel collection. This year's Special Olympics World Summer Games will take place on March 14-21 ...

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    Klim, an American supplier of jackets, goggles and other gear...

    2019-01-28T00:00:00Z

    Klim, an American supplier of jackets, goggles and other gear for snowmobiles, has launched the first snowmobile-specific boot equipped with Michelin soles. Its Havoc GTX Boa boot also features a breathable, anti-microbial OrthoLite insole and 600-gram 3M Thinsulate insulation.

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    A new international advisory committee has been set up to...

    2019-01-28T00:00:00Z

    A new international advisory committee has been set up to further develop the offer of the Ispo Beijing show, bringing it more in line with the needs of the market, exhibitors and visitors. At its first meeting on the eve of the 15th edition of the show, held on Jan. ...

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    Joma Sport has become the official apparel supplier of Mexico's...

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Joma Sport has become the official apparel supplier of Mexico's Deportivo Cruz Azul football team. To celebrate the team's 91 years, the Spanish teamwear supplier and Cruz Azul are inviting fans to help find the team an anthem. Details are forthcoming on the social-media channels of both Joma and Cruz ...

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    Craft Sportswear will be the official supplier of apparel and...

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Craft Sportswear will be the official supplier of apparel and footwear for the Spartan Obstacle Race

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    Kappa is the new kit supplier for the Tunisian football...

    2018-12-04T00:00:00Z

    Kappa is the new kit supplier for the Tunisian football team. The Italian brand will replace Uhlsport, the current supplier. The new three-year agreement with Kappa will take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Kappa will be supplying all nationals teams, including youth teams. Tunisia was one of the five African ...

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    Joma has been chosen as the new kit supplier of...

    2018-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Joma has been chosen as the new kit supplier of RSC Anderlecht, the Belgian professional football club. The five-year deal between the Spanish brand and the club will take effect from the 2019/2020 season, at the end of the current contract with Adidas. Anderlecht's partnership with Adidas had been in ...

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    Decathlon made a successful test of a new logistic system...

    2018-09-11T00:00:00Z

    Decathlon made a successful test of a new logistic system using a river boat in July, complementing its tests on a railroad link with its production sites in China, which began last November. A train carried 36 Decathlon containers from the Chinese province of Wuhan to Duisburg in Germany, where ...

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    Mitre will take the place of Nike as the supplier...

    2018-08-07T00:00:00Z

    Mitre will take the place of Nike as the supplier of the official ball for the English Football Association for the next three years, starting with the 2018/19. The team sports brand owned by thePentland Group had already started in 2014 a four-year deal with the English Football League, supplying ...