Archive for the ‘Outdoor’ Category

25 Jun 2021

Welcome to Sporting Goods Report

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Welcome to Sporting Goods Report, the independent publication providing exclusive analysis for business leaders in the sports, outdoor and active lifestyle industry. By registering for a free trial, you will receive our bi-monthly publication by...

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11 Jun 2021
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Signa Sports United moves ahead with plans to go public and buy Wiggle

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Signa Sports United said it's moving ahead with plans to go public on the New York stock exchange and to buy Wiggle CRC, through a combination that gives the online sports retailer an implied enterprise value of about $3.2 billion. The deal...

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28 Apr 2021
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XXL regains drive in cleaned-up and buoyant Norwegian market

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XXL has inflated its purchases of spring gear by several hundred million kroner, as the Norwegian market is buoyed by reduced capacity and much-increased demand for outdoor gear. The leading Nordic sports retailer, with 90 large-scale stores...

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Fenix bullish on recovery

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Fenix Outdoor International is considering investments in its own production over time, to create a more flexible supply chain and support the rise of its online business. This comes as the Swedish-based outdoor group is anticipating rapid...

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28 Apr 2021
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British firm with Swiss capital agrees Mammut takeover

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Mammut should accelerate its international expansion, after the Conzzeta group reached an agreement to sell the outdoor brand to Telemos Capital, a British investment firm with Swiss capital. Funded by Jacobs family capital, Telemos was launched...

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Signa Sports United readying faster expansion drive

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Signa Sports United has reinforced its management team to prepare for another expansion drive, amid reports that it’s discussing a potential initial public offering and a combination with Wiggle, the British online retailer. For this purpose,...

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16 Apr 2021
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Hervis upgrades store concept, ramps up openings

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Hervis Sports has started implementing a strategic plan with a stronger focus on cycling, running, outdoor and winter sports, which will lead to the reconstruction and opening of “two dozen stores” this year. The overarching target of the...

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Fishbrain reels in funds for social vertical platform

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Fishbrain wants to expand its vertical social platform for sport fishing, after a surge in participation helped the Swedish online specialist to raise $31 million. Started as an app that lets anglers share pictures of their latest catch,...

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2 Apr 2021
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Zoppas takes Tecnica Group lead

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Giovanni Zoppas, an Italian manager who earned his stripes in the Italian sports and eyewear industry, is joining the Tecnica Group in May as chief executive and general manager. The executive leadership was previously in the hands of Antonio...

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18 Feb 2021
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Rossignol Group divests Time Sport frame and bicycle business

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After its failed deal to sell Time Sport last year, Rossignol Group has finalised the divestment of the brand’s frame and bicycle business to Cardinal Cycling Group, a U.S. entity run by seasoned specialists. The partners in Cardinal include...

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