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    Silva changes distributor in France


    Silva , the Swedish company best known for its compasses and headlamps, will change its distributor in France. The new partner, Sport Pulsion , will take over all distribution rights in France from Scandinalp/Loisiralp , Silva’s partner for the past eight years, effective June 1. Loisiralp has also just lost ...

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    Logistics group DB Schenker resumes shipments to the U.K.


    On Jan. 21, the German logistics group DB Schenker resumed shipments to the U.K. from the European Union after having suspended them for over a week due to the red tape introduced after the U.K. left the single market on Dec. 31. The company, owned by the German ...

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    Deuter distribution in France to be handled by new Schwan-Stabilo subsidiary


    Deuter announced that all product distribution for the German backpack brand will be handled in the future by Deuter’s owner Schwan-Stabilo ’s new subsidiary, Schwan-Stabilo Outdoor France , which was founded in September 2019. In December 2020, Gregory Allali took over the position of country manager France at ...

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    PBG is Yniq Eyewear's North American operating partner


    Yniq Eyewear , the Stockholm-based brand of snow goggles and other sports eyewear founded in 2009, has tapped Progression Brands Group ( PBG ) as an operating partner for its winter sports business in North America. PBG said it would focus on expanding its retail network, improving customer service ...

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    ​Aclima with new distribution partner in Austria


    Source: © Michael Will Michael Will, Travel Outfitting Agency With sales specialist Michael Will and his company Travel Outfitting Agency , Norwegian merino specialist Aclima is strengthening its presence on the Austrian market with immediate effect. The distribution agency’s existing portfolio comprises numerous ...

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    ​Grüezi Bag expands European sales and donates to homeless


    German sleeping bag manufacturer Grüezi Bag expands its distribution in Europe with Dutch distribution specialist CJ Agencies for the Benelux region. CJ is already responsible for outdoor brands such as Black Diamond , Columbia , Eagle Creek , MSR , Pieps , Prana , Sorel , Stanley , ...

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    Out Of Step to distribute Poler in the U.K.


    After expanding into Asia and testing the German market earlier this year , Poler , an outdoor, camping and lifestyle brand based in Portland, Oregon, has appointed Out Of Step ( OOS ) Retail Ltd. , a London-based brand agency specializing in American and Australian street ...

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    Canyon temporarily pauses shipments to the U.K.


    Canyon Bicycles has announced that it will not ship orders to the U.K. from Dec. 19 until Jan. 11 in connection with Brexit transition and due to the “uncertainty and potential bottlenecks at the border.” The company is currently modifying its processes in order to comply with new legislation ...

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    Wintersteiger acquires Norwegian distribution partner


    Wintersteiger , the Austrian supplier of ski rental and ski service systems, has decided to acquire Board Ski Teknikk AS , a Norwegian company that has been its distributor for over 30 years, servicing the Swedish market as well. The move is linked to the retirement of the ...

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    Climbing brand Gramicci appoints distributor for U.K. and EU


    Gramicci , a Californian climbing brand founded in 1982 by climber Mike Graham , is partnering with Wisdom and Effort ( W E ) for sales, marketing and e-commerce of its products in the U.K. and the European Union. Fred Royle , the co-founder of W E Distribution, said: ...

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    Changes in the German office of Groupe Rossignol


    Source: roupe Rossignol Hilmar Bolle Following the reorganization of its Austrian office , Groupe Rossignol Germany is now also partially restructuring its German office in Munich. Hilmar Bolle remains fully responsible for Germany and Austria as business development manager. Florian Estermeier , sales ...

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    Bern hires PR agency to increase presence in the U.K.


    Bern Helmets from the U.S. state of Massachusetts have appointed Spring PR to increase their presence in the U.K. market and expand their U.K. customer base. Spring PR, located in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, has extensive experience working within the outdoor active lifestyle sector and is currently also ...

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    Rapala rolls out 13 Fishing to over 25 countries


    Rapala VMS Corporation , a Finnish manufacturer of fishing lures, equipment and tools, has started the international rollout of a brand for recreational fishing called 13 Fishing . In July, Rapala acquired a total of 49 percent of the share capital of Clearwater, Florida-based DQC International ...

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    ​Tatonka supports retailers in DACH with special pre-order conditions


    The German outdoor brand Tatonka is offering all retailers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland special conditions for the upcoming pre-order of its autumn/winter 2021 apparel collection. This will include no required minimum order on a one-off basis and no quantity-dependent purchase prices. Instead, the best net buying price (without ...

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    Berghaus with new distributors for the Iberian Peninsula and Italy


    British outdoor brand Berghaus , a Pentland Brands business, has appointed Dicaltex Internacional as distributor for Iberia and Out Lab Distribution as sales agency for Italy. Both companies are already representing other Pentland companies, including Endura, Ellesse and Speedo, and will focus on building Berghaus sales through ...

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    Oberalp will distribute Falke and Burlington in Italy


    The Oberalp Group will take over the distribution of Falke and Burlington for the Italian market from January 2021. The Group, still a family business and based in Bolzano in South Tyrol, was founded in 1981 by Heiner Oberrauch . The group, which includes the brands Salewa ...

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    Mountain Hardwear with more new distribution partners across Europe


    In addition to Edgar Tremmel Marketing as Mountain Hardwear ’s new exclusive distributor for Germany and Austria, the U.S. mountain sports brand has signed three other distribution partners for other important European markets. MnO International is based in Stockholm, Sweden and will oversee distribution for the ...

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    Treksta expands in Europe, especially in the casual footwear trade


    With Improve Business Scandinavia being the Scandinavian representative for Treksta since 2014, the South Korean footwear company earlier this year engaged Improve Business Europe AB as European distributor for all countries except Portugal, France and Spain. The company has already signed agents for its hunting category and ...

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    Berghaus now available on Tmall to drive Pentland’s growth in China


    Pentland Brands has introduced Berghaus and ellesse , two of its most successful brands, to China as part of Pentland’s strategy to drive the group’s commercial growth in the region. The brands are now available in China on Tmall . With the outdoor category growing 9 percent year-on-year ...

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    Rab and Lowe Alpine to open sales office in Helsinki


    The British outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine , both owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd. , will be opening their own regional office in Finland on Dec. 1. It will be managed by Heikki Tapaninen , who has worked for Rab and Lowe Alpine in the past ...