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    Rose Bikes ends 20/21 with single-digit, forecasts double-digit sales growth in fiscal 21/22


    Despite “missing components and unfeasible product launches,” German DTC bicycle brand Rose Bikes achieved sales growth of 8.5 percent to a total of €148.7 million in fiscal 2020/2021, which ended Oct. 31. For the upcoming 2021/22 fiscal year, all signs point to further expansion. “We have taken all the precautions ...

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    Intersport Austria enhances service, prepares for second consecutive winter without tourism


    At the press conference marking the start of the 2022 winter season, Intersport Austria looked to the future with cautious optimism. On the first weekend of the advent season, the retail group recorded a digital run on all winter sports articles: alpine skis, touring skis, snowshoes, bobsleds and sleds were ...

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    Intersport opens second flagship store in Salzburg


    On Oct. 21, the Tscherne family’s second premium location in Salzburg, Austria, opens with a sales area of 4,000 square meters on Alpenstraße. Intersport Tscherne invested around €6 million in the store, which includes the latest in sports analysis technology. From mid-October, 50 employees will be advising customers on four ...

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    European winter sports industry calls for uniform Covid protocols


    Twenty-eight European organizations, including VSSÖ, FESI, FEDAS, Intersport, Sport 2000, Atomic and Fischer, among others, have jointly called for clear regulatory policy solutions for the upcoming winter season to avoid “another disastrous season” for the winter sporting goods industry, especially in light of the recent increase in Covid infections in ...

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    IIC hires a Salomon executive as GM for mountain sports


    Intersport International Corp. (IIC) has officially announced the appointment of Denis Levet, who has worked for Salomon since 2004, as the retail organization’s new general manager of mountain sports. The 44-year-old French native, who started his career at Decathlon 18 years ago, will replace Matthias Klopfenstein in the role next ...

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    Tecnica launches ski boot recycling project


    Tecnica has introduced Recycle Your Boots , a project that aims to promote the circular economy by transforming old, used boots into second-generation materials. A ski boot is made of up to 120 components, which typically end up in the landfill, the company explains. Any skier who plans to ...

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    FEDAS/vds president Herzog supports retailers in fight for fair lockdown regulations


    The Association of German Sports Retailers ( vds ) and the Federation of European Sports Retailers ( FEDAS ) have published a joint press release in Germany in which they welcome the activities initiated by Boris Lehmann of Laufladen in Erfurt, Udo Siebzehnrübl of Intersport ...

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    ​Germany expands and tightens lockdown until end of January


    The German government announced Jan. 5 that it is extending the Corona lockdown. Not only will it be extended until Jan. 31, but measures to contain the pandemic will be tightened. For non-essential retailers, that’s a big problem. Even before the federal government announced the extension, some retailers had ...

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    Growth of 7.0% for branded outdoor shoes in 2019


    As they do every year, many brands gave us their numbers or indications of their performance in the outdoor footwear market to help establish its growth in the wholesale channel and to benchmark themselves against one another. The result of this joint study by The Outdoor Industry Compass and the ...

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    Intersport and Stadium are closing stores in Sweden


    The Swedish Intersport banner has decided to close at least ten of its 130 stores, fewer than originally expected, as some landlords have accepted more flexible rental terms. Other stores may have to be shut down, depending on ongoing negotiations with their landlords. Intersport Sverige filed on ...

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    “Click & collect” drive-in services offered by Intersport and Decathlon


    Both Intersport and Decathlon have set up a form of “drive-in click and collect” service in France. Customers place their order online and collect the merchandise in the parking lot of their local store, receiving it directly at their car with maximum distancing. Intersport, which reopened its e-commerce ...

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    Intersport Sverige seeks protection from creditors


    (SGI) The Intersport Sverige group - alias Intersport Sweden - requested protection from its creditors through a “corporate reconstruction” procedure that has just been accepted by the Gothenburg County Council. The group filed an application for the proceedings on April 13, making them applicable also to its ...

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    Salomon official sponsor of Red Bull Homerun 2020


    Salomon is the official sponsor of the Red Bull Homerun 2020. The event is being held for the second time in Germany, on March 21. Participants in four categories will start at the top of the Steinplatte ski area in Austria and race on alpine skis, snowboards, telemark ...