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    An exhibition in the heart of the Dolomites to tell the Salewa story


    A new exhibition at Lagazuoi Expo Dolomiti, titled “La terra, il cielo e la montagna in mezzo” (”The earth, the sky and the mountain in between”), tells the story of Italian outdoor brand Salewa, with a focus on the relationship between man and the environment. The exhibition, curated by Anna ...

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    Schwan-Stabilo’s outdoor brands grow by 16.4%


    The German Schwan-Stabilo group, the owner of Deuter, Ortovox, Maier Sports and Gonso, has published its 2021/22 business numbers, achieving growth in all of the group’s categories, which are cosmetics, writing instruments and outdoor sports. In the time span reported, the group generated sales of €745.3 million (previous year: €623.2 ...

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    Second Vertical Pro show opens in Friedrichshafen


    For the second time, the exhibition for professional climbing, Vertical Pro, is held in Friedrichshafen. On Nov. 25 and 26, the platform for vertical professionals fills two halls of the fairground with specialized climbing brands like Petzl, La Sportiva, Edelrid and many companies focusing on professional climbing and safety products. ...

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    Ortovox announces three new positions


    German outdoor brand Ortovox has announced three new additions to its management team. Christine Brien, Nicole Eichmeier and Stefan Kohlbauer will be responsible for the key areas of materials, transformation and sales in the future. Brien was appointed as the new head of material management in early September 2022 and ...

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    Pentland Brands Germany undergoes restructuring, Berghaus with comeback


    Source: Pentland Brands Germany Michael Schupp With the restructuring of Pentland Brands Deutschland GmbH, founded in 2020 in Gmund in southern Germany, which as an offshoot of the British Pentland Group also distributes the group’s Endura and Speedo brands in the DACH region, the well-known British mountain ...

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    Arc’teryx opens new brand store and ReBird center in Vancouver


    Canadian brand Arc’teryx has opened a new brand store in Kitsilano, a trending neighborhood in its hometown of Vancouver. The new 420-sqm Kitsilano location will replace the existing West 4th store that was opened in 2013. The store hosts Vancouver’s first ReBird service center, offering repair and care solutions for ...

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    Outdoor Retailer Winter rebrands and shifts dates to November


    Outdoor Retailer Winter, the U.S. event for outdoor and winter sports, is moving up its show dates from January 2024 to November 2023. Through the introduction of new events and a shift in future dates, the winter edition aims to provide ”more opportunities to engage in the timeframes that best ...

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    Berghaus engages at Kendal Mountain Festival


    British brand Berghaus and the Kendal Film Festival (taking place on Nov. 18-19) are broadening a partnership now in its third decade. The brand is not only presenting the film and workshop events but displaying rare apparel and equipment pieces on an archive wall. Berghaus ambassadors Leo Houlding and Ed ...

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    Patagonia opens second store in Rome


    Patagonia has opened its second store in Rome. The new 150-square-meter store is located at Viale della Tecnica 221, in the EUR district, right across the former Olympic Velodrome and not far from the Palazzo dello Sport, Rome’s multi-purpose sports and entertainment arena. The other store of the Californian brand ...

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    Mammut appoints new CMO, fills new chief supply chain officer position


    Source: Mammut Nic Brandenberger, CMO Mammut Swiss outdoor company Mammut Sports Group AG has appointed Nic Brandenberger as its new chief marketing officer, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Brandenberger has many years of experience in digital omnichannel marketing as well as strategic brand development and digitalization. Over the ...

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    La Sportiva reinforces marketing team


    La Sportiva has hired Vittorio Barrasso as brand & communication corporate manager and Andrea Ranalletti as trade marketing manager. They will both report to Giulia Delladio, La Sportiva’s corporate marketing director. Barrasso brings long-standing experience in the consumer goods industry. In his new role, he will oversee brand development, communication, ...

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    Salewa-Vèrtic partnership opens for business


    A first Mountain Shop Vèrtic has opened, according to Diffusion Sport. Located in Barcelona, the store is a collaboration between Vèrtic and Salewa Ibérica and follows the multi-brand model of the matter’s parent, Oberalp. Its 400sqm will be stocked with products from Oberalp (Salewa, Dynafit, Wild Country, Evolv, Pomoca and ...

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    The North Face's GM EMEA Van Leeuwen becomes GM Americas


    Source: The North Face Jan Van Leeuwen After four years as general manager of The North Face EMEA, Jan Van Leeuwen has been promoted to the brand’s GM of the Americas. He follows Marissa Pardini, who has been filling the VP/GM role for the last two years ...

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    Exped brings new backpack category to market


    This fall, Swiss company Exped is adding a new category to its collections. The new “Gear Bags” line consists of three backpack families, all designed with maximum versatility in mind. They combine aspects of backpacks and duffle bags to create luggage that works from climbing crags to the office or ...

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    Arc’teryx to double investment in climbing community marketing


    Canadian brand Arc’teryx announced it will provide 5 million Canadian dollars (roughly €3.8 million) over the next five years to community leaders and organizations working to promote equal access to climbing, as well as to high-level climbers. The investment would double the company’s current financial commitment to the sport, which ...

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    Regatta to open second dual-brand store


    Regatta will be opening a dual-brand store in Logroño, Spain, on Oct. 7, thanks to a deal with owner of the local Ferrer Sports store, according to CMDsport. A first dual-brand store opened two years ago in Salamanca through a deal with the local owner of an Enforma Deportes store. ...

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    Ternua opens “Brand House”


    Ternua Group has opened a 110-square-meter “Brand House” in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, to display to the public representative products from its various lines. In addition, says CEO Jokin Umerez, “we’d like it to be a place we can show with pride to collaborators, visitors and professional customers from elsewhere in ...

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    Arc’teryx opens largest ReBird repair center globally in Boulder


    Canadian brand Arc’teryx has opened a new brand store in Boulder, Colorado, integrating a hybrid retail store and service center that includes in-store care and repair and after-sales product support. With three pillars of upcycling, resale, and care and repair, the service center offers circular services, including ...

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    Felix Münnich becomes the new chief commercial officer at Mammut


    Münnich comes from one of the top players in the sporting goods business to Mammut.

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    TNF appoints new CMO and chief product and merchandising officer


    VF brand The North Face has added two women to its management team. Sophie Bambuck is joining the company as chief marketing officer and Jennifer Ingraffea as chief product and merchandising officer. Bambuck brings in a 20-year background in global and integrated marketing strategy across several brands, including Everlane, Nike ...