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  • Standort LOWA AUSTRIA in St. Martin
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    Lowa strengthens DACH business by integrating Austrian distribution partner


    With the acquisition of the Austrian Lowa Sportschuhe GmbH sales company, based in St. Martin im Innkreis, and the change of name to Lowa Austria GmbH, Germany-based Lowa Sportschuhe GmbH has finally united all German-speaking Lowa core markets under one roof. Matthias Wanner, Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of Lowa, will ...

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    Aclima obtains distribution rights for key European countries


    Norwegian merino wool clothing specialist Aclima is taking over the distribution of its own brand for Denmark, Germany, Austria and Benelux with immediate effect. The takeover is part of an asset deal with Aclima’s previous, long-standing distribution partner Odex, which also includes key employees such as Thor Andersen (Director), Anders ...

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    7Mesh with new distributors in Europe and North America


    Founded in 2014 by former Arc’teryx and Assos managers on Canada’s West Coast, technical cycling apparel brand 7Mesh Industries Inc. is now also represented by distributors in the Benelux market and in the Canadian province of Ontario. Approaching its tenth anniversary, these new appointments – alongside the recent expansion of ...

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    New UK distributor for Dometic mobile cooling products


    Swedish company Dometic has appointed Dalesman International Limited, founded in 1965, as its UK distributor for Dometic-branded mobile colling units with effect from Jan. 1, 2025. Dalesman had already been distributing products from the US brand Igloo, which Dometic acquired at the end of 2021. “Having the two leading ...

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    New Country Manager Austria for Mammut


    Source: Mammut Manuel Kronberger The Swiss Mammut Sports Group AG has appointed a new Country Manager for Austria. Mammut has been active on the Austrian market for 35 years. In the last one and a half years, global sales have been reorganized, and sales for the European ...

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    Leatt expands with new sales and brand manager appointments in Europe


    Leatt, South African manufacturer of off-road protective equipment for motorized and non-motorized two-wheelers, has appointed Kim Thalén and Maciej Gąsior as Sales and Brand Managers across the European regions. Thalén will take on the role for the Nordic and Baltic countries, while Gąsior will be responsible for Eastern Europe. This ...

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    German outdoor jacket brand expands into Canada


    According to Retail Insider, German outdoor apparel and accessories company Wellensteyn is expanding into Canada with plans to open at least 20 stores over the next five years. A recent report states that the company will open a 200-sqm store at the Outlet Collection at Niagara in August. The store ...

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    ​Vasque builds European network


    US footwear brand Vasque is working with its exclusive UK agent, Northcol, to establish a pan-European network of agents to represent the brand. Representatives have already been established in key countries such as France (ibrg-agency), Benelux (Van Lierop agencies), Italy (Box Agency) and Spain (Sworks). The brand intends to expand ...

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    Wolfbike effects a shift to distribution


    Business has been brutal as of late for Wolfbike, according to CMDsport. The manufacturer of bicycles has been operating in Valencia, Spain, for 14 years and has in that time put together a catalogue of 180 models. Because of the cycling industry’s boom and bust since the lockdowns, however, the ...

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    Wolverine Worldwide aims for greater internationality with new license deals


    Wolverine Worldwide has inked two new global licensing deals as part of its strategic evolution into a brand-focused growth entity. Vida Shoes International will take on the role of global licensee for Merrell and Saucony kids footwear under the first agreement. This partnership grants Vida rights to these products across ...

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    Selle Royal Group reorganizes in North America


    Italian bicycle accessories and parts group Selle Royal has announced a strategic reorganization to strengthen its presence in North America and expand its relationships with dealers in the USA and Canada. Last fall, the group fully acquired the North American dealer Highway 2 (H2) and relocated its headquarters to San ...

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    Passenger hires GM for the US market from Snow Peak


    Source: Passenger Matt Liddle, General Manager US Responsible outdoor clothing manufacturer Passenger has turned its sights on US expansion with the appointment of Matt Liddle as General Manager for the US. Liddle, building a business base in Portland, Oregon, comes at a pivotal time for the UK-based ...

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    Mammut changes distribution in Austria after 35 years


    Over the past year and a half, Mammut has reorganized its global sales and introduced a new sales structure for the European markets. The core markets of Germany and Switzerland are already managed directly by Mammut. From 2024, Mammut will also manage the Austrian market as a direct sales company. ...

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    ​Salomon North America moves to category-dedicated sales teams


    Salomon announced a strategic shift within the North American organization to support accelerated growth with a focus on footwear, apparel and equipment through the creation of softgoods dedicated sales teams. Previously, all Salomon sports categories, both hard and softgoods, were managed by sales agencies. The new approach will allow the ...

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    CamelBak and Grofa launch hybrid distribution model in Germany, Austria


    The Petaluma, California-based specialist for hydration systems and water bottles CamelBak has announced that Grofa Actions Sports GmbH will be its new distribution partner for Germany and Austria from April 1, taking over from the brand’s previous partner, Hartje. With Giro, Bell and Blackburn, Grofa already represents other brands from ...

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    Brose E-Bike with two new service partners in five markets


    Brose Antriebstechnik GmbH & Co. KG, which now has its e-bike systems used by over 30 bicycle manufacturers worldwide, is expanding its global service network step by step. The Berlin-based company is announcing two new partners at the start of 2024, who will now also ensure the smooth handling of ...

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    Cake opens showroom in Prague


    Cake, the Swedish manufacturer of electric motorcycles, announced the extension of its global distribution network, with the Czech Republic emerging as one of the first European countries to join the significant export expansion. This development is a part of Cake’s strategic initiative to enhance its global presence and bring electric ...

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    Zamberlan names new rep for Southeast, South Central USA


    Zamberlan, the third-generation Italian bootmaker founded in 1929, announces the addition of Odle Sales as its new manufacturer’s representative agency in the Southeast (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia) and South Central (Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana) regions of the US. Founded in 1983, Odle Sales has ...

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    New distribution deal for P.A.C. in Italy


    Nov.ita is the new exclusive distributor in Italy ot the P.A.C. brand, the German specialist in multifunctional headgear and socks. Nov.ita, founded in 1988 and based in Turin, already distributes other brands for outdoor enthusiasts in the country, including Buff, Camelbak, Lifestraw, Montane, Eisbär, Cocoon and more. P.A.C. operates its ...

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    Simplon expands presence in Switzerland


    Austrian bicycle manufacturer Simplon is focusing more on Switzerland in 2024, thereby emphasizing the importance of the Swiss market. The aim is to position the product portfolio even more comprehensively in the country and improve customer service. With this in mind, the company has enlisted Sideshore AG, based in Wolfhausen ...