The combined sales of the retailers affiliated with Intersport Austria, including the Intersport stores in Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary, are expected to increase by 6.7 percent to €540 million in 2016, as compared to 2015. Affiliated retailers in Austria expect to record a double-digit increase in their sales by the end of the year. The online ski rental business of Intersport has risen by 25 percent as compared to the previous year. The most successful segments in the Intersport stores located in urban areas have been outdoor, running and fitness. Three new Intersport stores were opened this autumn in Austrian cities and two new ski rental stations in the mountains. In the full calendar year, Intersport will have opened 11 new stores in Austria, including two new flagship stores in Vösendorf and Vienna. For 2017, Intersport members plan to open additional stores in Graz, Salzburg, Linz and Vienna.