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Jut a few days after the change of leadership at Salomon, another brand in the Amer Sports group is going through a management transition, with Stuart Haselden taking over as chief executive of Arc’teryx. Haselden strongly contributed to the...Read more
About 10,000 business visitors are anticipated to take part in the inaugural all-digital ISPO Munich this week, capitalising on investment in digital tools. More than 500 exhibitors have registered for the event, from Monday, February 1 to...Read more
Jean-Marc Pambet has agreed to return to Salomon’s leadership on an interim basis, due to the somewhat abrupt departure of Michael White, after just one year at the helm of the French outdoor and winter sports brand. After more than three...Read more
VF Corporation is transferring its Asia Pacific operations from Hong Kong to Shanghai and Singapore, to take stronger advantage of growing markets in China and South-East Asia. VF said that it was launching a “transformation plan” for its...Read more
A sharp rise in Nike’s share price has driven the outperformance of sporting goods and outdoor stocks last year, along with the surging value of several fitness and outdoor companies. Analysis of 50 leading stocks in the global sports, outdoor...Read more
The U.S. outdoor retail market is undergoing more concentration, with the agreement by Bass Pro Shop’s owner to acquire Sportsman’s Warehouse, in a deal valuing the target at about $800 million. After a tie-up with Cabela’s in 2017, Bass...Read more
Stronger European consultation about the spread of winter holidays is among the long-term measures requested by leading industry stakeholders, as they anticipate a 30% decline in sales this season and worse next year – with dramatic consequences...Read more
Moncler has reached an agreement with the owners of Stone Island to acquire the brand on the basis of a €1.15 billion valuation, through a multi-layer transaction in cash and shares that is intended to create a group of “new luxury”...Read more
Goldwin has expanded its European team to run a retail and wholesale hub opened in Munich a few weeks ago, as the Japanese company is building up international sales for its own brand. Takao Watanabe, who heads up the European team, explains that...Read more
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