Wolfgang Greiner

Wolfgang Greiner

Wolfgang Greiner, based in Munich, has been working in the sports and outdoor industry for over 30 years as an editor and publisher, both in B2B and B2C. In 2019, he joined EDM's new owners as a freelancer to support the redesign and evolution of The Outdoor Industry Compass and SGI Europe as managing editor, later on taking over as Chief Editor of both titles. One of the most exciting and inspiring things for him is the international team behind EDM's four publications, including old and new friends, all truly competent specialists in their fields.

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    Canada Goose’s new Creative Director's first campaign pays tribute to Jane Fonda


    Canada Goose has appointed designer Haider Ackermann as the company’s first Creative Director. He is considered a luminary in the fashion industry and is celebrated worldwide for his talent in defining modern design. The Colombian-born French designer will be based in Paris and will work alongside Chairman and CEO Dani ...

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    Agilitas Sports obtains licence for Lotto in India, Australia and South Africa


    New York-based brand management firm WHP Global announced a new long-term license for Lotto with Indian sportswear and athleisure solutions platform Agilitas Sports. The license gives Agilitas exclusive rights to design, manufacture, promote and distribute the Lotto brand in India, Australia and soon in South Africa.

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    Court approves BowFlex purchase agreement


    The US Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey has approved the sale of the acquired assets of Bowflex, Inc. under the terms of the previously announced stalking horse asset purchase agreement between Bowflex and Johnson Health Tech Retail, Inc., the parent company of the Matrix fitness equipment brand.

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    Protest supports NGOs and initiatives that "help everyone ride more"


    Dutch sportswear brand Protest has launched the Protest Fun(d), an initiative to help everyone ride more. The Fun(d) provides financial donations and focuses on two pillars: non-profit organizations and creative initiatives. This means that it supports both NGOs in pursuing their social goals as well as supporting creative adventurers with ...

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    Agilitas Sports appoints former Adidas Design Director as VP Footwear Design


    Agilitas Sports, an Indian sportswear and athleisure solutions platform, has announced the appointment of Richard Zartman as Vice President of Footwear Design. As part of the founding team of Agilitas Sports, Zartman will lead footwear design for the Agilitas Group’s portfolio of sportswear brands.

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    Sport 2000 with new Absolute Run store in the Netherlands


    On April 4, 2024, the Absolute Run Runnercoach opened in Hoofddorp (Netherlands) after a redesign of the original running school. The retailer network Sport 2000 and long-standing partner Dennis van Bakel, who has been operating his very successful running school for years, realized the project

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    Riddell acquires helmet tech R&D company


    New York-based Evome Medical Technologies Inc. has reached an agreement with EB Sports Corp.‎, the parent company of Riddell Sports Group to sell Evome’s R&D business unit Simbex LLC for approximately $4.83 million in cash. The proceeds will be used to pay down Simbex debt and reduce Evome’s acquisition debt ...

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    ​Authentic appoints SVP, Head of Australia and New Zealand


    Authentic Brands Group (Authentic) announced the appointment of Lim Mi-Kyoung as SVP, Head of Australia and New Zealand. In her new role, Mi-Kyoung will oversee Authentic’s regional expansion, focusing on brand development and driving long-term growth. As Authentic’s first employee based in Australia, Mi-Kyoung will build a team of industry ...

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    On opens first store in Germany


    As part of its global retail expansion, the Swiss brand On opened its first German community store in Berlin on March 15, where customers will have access to a full range of On products. To date, the brand operates 32 stores worldwide and plans to open 15 to 20 new ...

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    Italy’s Cisalfa to take over SportScheck


    Cisalfa Sport S.p.A. is the new preferred business partner of SportScheck GmbH and set to join the business operations. A corresponding agreement is still subject to approval by the German Federal Cartel Office, but the deal is expected to be finalized by June 2024.

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    Allbirds has a new CEO


    With the release of its fourth quarter and full year 2023 financial results, Allbirds announced the appointment of Chief Operating Officer Joe Vernachio as its new CEO and member of the Board of Directors, effective March 15, 2024. He succeeds Joey Zwillinger, co-founder and CEO, who will continue to serve ...

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    Finally: The Weber era at Brooks is coming to an end


    As Brooks Running announces that Jim Weber will step down as CEO after 23 years, the company also unveils that Dan Sheridan, who currently serves as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, will take over the position effective April 26, 2024.

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    Progress in ski boot recycling; call for collaboration


    Italian ski boot brand Dalbello celebrated the conclusion of its EU-funded LIFE ReSkiBoot project this February. The stated aim of this LIFE project was to produce and market 1,000 high-quality, competitive ski boots made from around 90 percent recycled secondary raw materials. The raw materials were to be obtained from ...

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    DPS skis come with ‘Will and Testament’ warranty


    Salt Lake City, Utah-based ski maker DPS is so confident its skis provide a legacy that they now come with a legally binding will and testament so you can pass them onto your heirs. The “Live For It – The DPS Will and Testament” campaign created by TDA Boulder, a ...

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    Amer Sports expands ski and binding production in Europe


    Amer Sports is increasing its annual production capacity through investments in Europe to enable its brands to grow further. The group said a new Nordic ski factory is nearing completion in Bulgaria, while preparations have begun for an alpine ski binding factory in Romania.

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    Blue Tomato expands presence in Italy: three new stores opened


    After entering the Italian market with the opening of its very first store in Trento last May, Austria-based board sports and lifestyle specialist Blue Tomato, part of US-based Zumiez, has opened three more stores in Milan, Bergamo and Udine before the end of 2023.

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    Refurbed expands into the second-hand sporting goods market


    Founded in Vienna in 2017, the Refurbed scaleup has already established itself in seven European markets, including Austria, Germany, Sweden and Italy, by reselling reconditioned second-hand technology, especially computers, tablets and smartphones. At the end of 2022, the marketplace also began offering reconditioned city bikes and e-bikes in Germany, followed ...

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    YouGov customer loyalty ranking 2024 Germany: Sport 2000 at the forefront


    The latest German Customer Loyalty Ranking 2024 by market research company YouGov in collaboration with the Handelsblatt newspaper reveals the rising stars of the year in terms of customer loyalty across 33 categories. Sport 2000 came out on top in the overall ranking with an increase of 12.8 percentage points ...

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    Bundesliga club RB Leipzig moves from Nike to Puma


    The German Bundesliga football club RB Leipzig is changing its kit supplier. The existing contract with US sporting goods supplier Nike, which has been in place since 2014, expires in 2024. From the 2024/25 season, German company Puma will kit out all of RB Leipzig’s men’s, women’s and youth teams. ...

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    Action sports veteran Shaun Neff joins X Games Ownership Group


    Entrepreneur and founder of Neff Headwear, Shaun Neff, announced that he has officially joined sports and entertainment brand X Games Ownership Group as an investor and advisor to accelerate the brand’s expansive strategy.

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