Latest Financial Results

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    Kathmandu’s sales jump by 52% on Rip Curl acquisition


    Kathmandu Holdings had record sales and profit for the first half of its financial year, ended on Jan. 31 2020, boosted by the acquisition of Rip Curl during the period. Revenues were also driven by a good performance by its New Zealand business and robust sales at Oboz ...

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    Gregory continues to outperform


    Gregory Mountain Products continued to outperform other brands in the portfolio of Samsonite International last year including High Sierra , the group’s more lifestyle-oriented brand of backpacks. Gregory raised its total turnover by 20.3 percent to $69.8 million in 2019, rising by 21.0 percent in ...


    Wolverine wants to save $500 million


    As reported in a separate article, Wolverine Worldwide was the company in our industry that got the biggest hit on the stock exchange between Jan. 1 and March 27. On March 26, Wolverine released a detailed statement about the proactive and precautionary measures that it is taking to navigate ...

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    Anta has a strategy for loss-making Amer


    (SGI) Anta Sports Products reported a 30.3 percent increase in net income to 5,344 million yuan renmimbi (€695.4m-$752.2m) for 2019, while revenues increased by 40.8 percent to RMB 33,927 million (€4.4bn-$4.5bn). The gross margin and the operating margin reached a five-year high, but the net profit margin fell to ...

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    No pressure for the sale of Mammut


    As previously reported, the Conzzeta Group plans to divest its Outdoor division, which essentially consists of the Mammut Sports Group . Addressing financial analysts, the Swiss group’s management pointed out, however, that it is under no pressure to sell it at just any price because of the current economic ...

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    HeiQ and Polygiene help defeat coronavirus


    HeiQ draws attention to the fact that its Viroblock NPJ03 , an antiviral and antimicrobial textile treatment, has been tested effective against coronavirus in face-mask testing, reducing virus infectivity by more than 99.99 percent. The treatment could therefore prevent textiles from becoming a host surface for the propagation of ...

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    Lenzing focuses on specialty fibers to achieve sustainable growth


    Due to a “historically difficult” market environment in 2019, Lenzing posted lower revenues and earnings for 2019. Sales reached €2,110 million, down by 3.3 from the previous year, hampered by lower selling prices and standard fiber volumes, the company said. The Ebitda margin narrowed by 2.1 percentage points to ...

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    Clarus buys a case maker, after making further progress


    Clarus Corporation , the parent company of Black Diamond , Sierra Bullets and SKINourishment , continues to make acqusitions in adjacent sectors. It has announced the takeover of SKB Corporation , a leading U.S. producer of protective cases. The purchase price of around $96 million will consist of $85 ...

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    Growing Hoka One One moves into apparel


    Hoka One One , the fast-growing running footwear label of Deckers Brands , is launching its first apparel line for runners, walkers, fitness enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers. For the moment, the 27-piece collection for men and women will only be available online at the brand’s American website, . Twenty ...

  • LafumaGroup

    A year of restructuring for Lafuma ahead of divestitures


    (SGI+) Groupe Lafuma made efforts in 2019 to adapt to structural changes in its markets and in customer consumption patterns, with a decline in physical store traffic and an increase in online activity. The management said consumers now have higher requirements in terms of sales channels, innovation, quality, sustainability, ...

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    American Outdoor Brands lowers guidance on coronavirus fears


    American Outdoor Brands ’ shares plunged by 30 percent after it sharply lowered its guidance for the current financial year, owing to the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak. The parent company of Smith Wesson and other operations now expects sales to stand between $650 and ...

  • Primaloft

    Primaloft will make more noise


    (SGI) No figures are available, but Primaloft is said to have become very profitable after growing for a while at a double-digit rate every year. Some of the profits are going to be reinvested in consumer-oriented advertising to build up brand awareness, probably starting with the autumn/winter 2021 ...

  • RockyBrands

    Rocky Brands’ momentum continues


    After several quarters of good results, Rocky Brands ended the year on a high, scoring a net income increase of 41.0 percent for the fourth quarter to $5.1 million, on revenues that went up by 12.1 percent to $75.3 million, both exceeding analysts’ forecasts. The management attributed the ...

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    Vista Outdoor may be turning the corner


    Vista Outdoor has reported a 4 percent increase to $45.1 million for Camelbak and Camp Chef in its third quarter ended on Dec. 29, thanks to good sales during the Christmas shopping period. The launch of 16 new websites for these and other brands in its Outdoor ...

  • YETI (USA)

    Yeti’s multi-channel efforts paid off in 2019


    The American Yeti continued to grow strongly last year. In the fourth quarter, the American supplier of coolers, drinkware and other outdoor equipment recorded a 23 percent gain in revenues to $297.6 million, driven by strong growth in direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales, which increased by 35 percent to $149.0 million. ...

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    Disappointing end of the year for Fenix


    Blaming unfavorable weather, product recalls and ongoing challenges in IT, the Fenix Outdoor International group, whose holdings include the Globetrotter chain and the Fjällräven brand, posted weak results for the fourth quarter of 2019.


    Chemicals and coronavirus weigh on Wolverine’s results


    The group’s two biggest footwear brands, Merrell and Sperry , helped Wolverine World Wide finish the last year on a high in terms of revenues, with both of them scoring growth in the mid-teens for the fourth quarter ended on Dec. 28. The company also benefited from an ...

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    Decathlon grows by 9.2% in 2019


    (SGI) Decathlon has reported a sales increase of 9.2 percent to €12.4 billion (before sales taxes) in 2019, with a gain of 9.1 percent in local currencies and including growth of 3 percent to €3.3 billion in the domestic French market.

  • Garmin

    Outdoor and Fitness are Garmin’s power engines


    Garmin’s revenues jumped by 18 percent to $1,102 million in the fourth quarter, once again lifted by fitness and outdoor products. Net earnings soared by 90 percent to $360.8 million.

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    GoPro ends the year on a high


    (SGI) The battered American brand of action cameras benefited from production delays in the third quarter, which pushed deliveries of GoPro ’s new Hero8 cameras into the fourth quarter, leading the company to record strong results for the three months to Dec.31. Revenues soared by 40 percent ...