Archive for the ‘Sporting goods’ 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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British Intersport retailers split, Elverys takes charge in Ireland

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British retailers affiliated with Intersport have agreed to continue purchasing together through Associated Independent Stores (AIS). Intersport International Corporation (IIC) has long had a licensing agreement with AIS for the U.K. and Ireland,...

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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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16 Apr 2021
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Tempo picks up $220 million, digital home strength market heats up

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Tempo has secured investment of $220 million in a fundraise led by Softbank Group, as the market for connected and interactive home strength equipment is heating up. The two parties explain that Softbank is betting on a permanent shift to smart...

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16 Apr 2021

Stadium expanding after outstanding winter

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The Stadium group is pursuing investments in Nordic stores, with a flagship opening in Stockholm in May, and other projects focusing on its Stadium outlets and Sneakers Point stores. The Swedish retailer with 182 stores and seven online stores...

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2 Apr 2021
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Nike’s realignment and retail strategy drive European shake-up

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Nike’s investments in digital technology and the radical cuts in its retail partnerships have accelerated a shake-up in its European business. The group said last July that it would take a one-off charge ranging from $200 million to $250...

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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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