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    German bike chain B.O.C. continues expansion


    On Sept. 28, German bicycle chain and omnichannel retailer Bike & Outdoor Company GmbH & Co. KG (B.O.C.) will open its 44th store nationwide in the Ruhr metropolis of Essen. The new store is located at Altendorfer Strasse 11 in what used to be a Conrad Electronic store. With an ...

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    Specialized opens new bike store in Munich


    Source: Specialized Back with a big bike store in the Bavarian metropolis: US bicycle outfitter Specialized After the long-time Specialized Concept Store Munich operator Alpha Bikes showed the American bike maker the red card (after 24 years, Alpha Bikes was not happy about the distribution change of ...

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    Vertical Pro will feature testings, tryouts and conference program


    From Nov. 24-25, 2023, the rope access, working at height and climbing sports trade event Vertical Pro will be held at Messe Friedrichshafen. This year’s show will showcase the synergies between the areas of rope access technology, rescue from heights, bouldering, sport climbing, and high ropes courses. A diverse range ...

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    Salomon Germany with new Athletes & Community Manager Trailrunning


    Source: Salomon Theresa Streck, new Athletes & Community Manager Trailrunning at Salomon Germany Theresa Streck started her new role as Athletes & Community Manager Trailrunning at Salomon Germany on May 1, 2023 with her support at the Golden Trail National Series. Her main tasks are the management ...

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    Date set for 7th E-Bike Days in Munich


    Source: E BIKE DAYS The date for the seventh edition of one of the biggest e-bike test events has been set: The E-Bike Days in Munich, Germany, will take place from April 26 to 28, 2024. The Olympic Park in Munich will be transformed into a meeting ...

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    Olpro brings in sales expert to support international growth


    Camping and campervan brand Olpro has brought in Johanna Grzonka as a sales expert to support its growing international trade. She works as part of the growing operational team at Olpro, working with the UK but focusing on European sales. Grzonka will use her experience working with major camping retailers ...

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    Montane bolsters sales in Austria and Germany


    The British manufacturer of outdoor and running clothing Montane is working with trading agency Ulf Rörup from Neuss to service the west and parts of central Germany with immediate effect. Rörup has been working as a sales representative in the sports sector for many years and has represented several brands, ...

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    New distribution partner for carbon bike specialist C.B.T. Italia in Switzerland, Germany


    C.B.T. Italia has announced a collaboration with Lucerne, Switzerland-based Kumach GmbH, which will distribute the Italian bike brand in Germany and Switzerland. C.B.T. Italia (short for “Costruzione Biciclette Tardivo”) is a family-owned company with a 70-year history that started making race bike frames and has evolved in recent decades to ...

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    DyStar to close German plant, lays off employees


    Singapore-based specialty chemicals company DyStar has announced plans to “restructure” its plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, in response to changing business conditions and market changes. The plant, inherited from the company’s founders, who started indigo research and production more than 125 years ago, has been an integral part of DyStar’s global ...

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    Peak Performance with changes in European B2B structure


    The Swedish ski and outdoor brand Peak Performance is restructuring its B2B business. Marcel Hess, who was previously responsible for the omnichannel business in Central Europe, will take over the management of the global B2B business with immediate effect. Hess has been with Peak Performance for more than 10 years ...

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    Globetrotter opens Re:Think store in Bonn


    On May 11, German outdoor retailer Globetrotter will open the doors of its new Re:Think store in Bonn’s Weststadt district. The sustainable concept includes that large parts of the previous tenant’s inventory (an electronics store) were reused and partly transformed into something completely new – such as a large bear ...

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    Germany will offer €7 million grant to Bangladesh for social protection of textile and leather workers


    The governments of Germany and Bangladesh have signed a bilateral agreement involving a grant of €7 million to ensure the social protection of workers in the textile and leather sectors in the South Asian country. The Ministry of Labor and Employment of Bangladesh is the partner, while the Department of ...

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    Rocky Mountain buys its German distributor


    The Canadian bike manufacturer Rocky Mountain has acquired the German distribution company BikeAction GmbH, based in Rodgau, with which it has been in partnership for over 30 years. By combining the two companies, Rocky Mountain wants to be able to “better serve, understand and support the market in Europe going ...

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    Outdoor report by Marketmedia24 gives future outlook


    Marketmedia24 has launched its new “Branchen-Report Outdoor 2023,” which puts a spotlight on the market development in Germany from the pandemic years 2020 and 2021 to 2022, a year overshadowed by war and inflation. Overall, Marketmedia24 sees 2022 as a year of slightly negative sales numbers (-1.4 percent) for the ...

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    Silva hires new marketing coordinator for Germany and Austria


    Source: Silva Max Mangold Swedish brand Silva has hired Maximilian Mangold as its new marketing coordinator for Germany and Austria. In his newly created role, Mangold will be responsible for trade marketing, events, sponsoring and cooperation, and the organization and maintenance of an athlete’s team in the ...

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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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    Kathmandu launches in Europe and the UK


    Following an appearance at Paris Fashion Week in late March and a collaboration with renowned Paris retailer Leclaireur to launch its FW 2022 collection, Kathmandu, the New Zealand-based outdoor apparel and gear brand, has now launched country-specific online stores in the U.K., France and Germany, in addition to supplying select ...

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    Oberalp Group takes over German distribution for 2117 of Sweden


    The Italian Oberalp Group has been responsible for the distribution of the brand 2117 of Sweden in nine European markets since the fall of 2021. Since October 2022, the group has added Germany as an important market. Oberalp has already set up a new sales team comprising freelance sales representatives, ...

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    Dispute in Germany over “Black Friday” trademark ends


    The trademark “Black Friday” was declared revoked by the Berlin Appellate Court on Oct. 14, 2022, with retroactive effect from April 25, 2019. The court thus confirmed the trademark cancellation for all goods and services that had not already been canceled by the German Federal Patent Court (BPatG). The German ...

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    Exports up and projects underway at Spain’s Capri Bikes


    Seeing its exports expand from 40 to 60 percent of sales over the past half-year, Capri Bikes is raising its projection for annual revenues from €1.76 to €2.2 million, according to CMDsport. This would raise the total sold of its 1970s-themed bikes from last year’s 5,000 to 7,000. Last year ...