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    Short Stops Week 2, 2022


    FINANCIAL RESULTS +++ Solo Brands Inc. announced updated guidance for its fiscal 2021, expecting revenue in the range of $400 million to $402 million, up from previous guidance of $344 million to $352 million, and adjusted EBITDA in the range of $120 million to $121 million (previously $107 million to ...

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    Short Stops Week 1, 2022


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ Climashield, a Tennessee-based manufacturer and developer of continuous-fiber insulation that works with outdoor brands such as Arc-Teryx, Black Yak, Tilak, Eddie Bauer and others, has been acquired by Crown Capital Investments, a Georgia-based private equity firm +++ After 21 years on the Nasdaq Stock Market, Garmin ...

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    Short Stops Week 52, 2021


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ Helen of Troy successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Osprey Packs on Dec. 30 for $414.7 million in cash, which includes the impact of a $5.3 million favorable customary closing net working capital adjustment +++ GSM Outdoors has acquired Washington-based knife and tool manufacturing company ...

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    Short Stops Week 51, 2021


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Johnson Outdoors announced that Thomas F. Pyle, Jr., director and vice chairman, will retire and thus not stand for re-election to the company’s board of directors at the company’s 2022 ASM +++ With Christiane Dolva Törnberg leaving Fjällräven after more than 7 years, the Swedish outdoor brand ...

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    Short Stops Week 50, 2021


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ Alpine-X, a developer of indoor snowsports facilities across North America, is partnering with M BAR W Enterprises, a consulting and services group co-founded by ex-ski racer Bode Miller who serves the company as chief innovation officer, to “promote snowsports for all and democratize snowsports with a ...

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    Short Stops Week 49, 2021


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ Danish footwear manufacturer Ecco has selected Stratasys’ Origin One 3D printing technology to produce molds and shoe lasts using a Henkel Loctite photopolymer, accelerating product development at its plants in Portugal and Denmark +++ According to Bloomberg News, the Canadian owners of Selfridges & Co., the ...

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    Short Stops Week 48, 2021


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ According to LinkedIn, Bastian Dietz, cycling & new mobility category manager for IAA Mobility and previously community manager bike & snowsports for the two Munich-based sports trade shows ISPO Munich and OutDoor by ISPO, had his last day of work at Messe München on Nov. 26 and ...

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    Short Stops Week 47, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Arc’teryx has presented “Here Goes,“ a cinematic short film featuring the best shots from a full winter with Arc’teryx athlete Sam Kuch +++ Boa Technology, manufacturer and creator of the Boa Fit System, selected DuPont’s Zytel impact-modified nylon 66 to achieve higher performance across-the-board, including impact ...

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    Short Stops Week 46, 2021


    DTC & E-COMMERCE +++ The product catalog of the Catalonian e-commerce specialist Deporvillage has passed the milestone of 100,000 items +++ Oberalp Group’s new women’s brand LaMunt has launched its web store with Italian, English and German language versions +++ LEGAL & INSTITUTIONAL +++ In view of the ...

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    Short Stops Week 45, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Burton’s latest AK snowboard apparel line is made with Gore-Tex materials, has received Bluesign certification and is said by the brand to “combine waterproofing and breathability with style” +++ Outdoor companies Vaude, Patagonia and Columbia Sportswear as well as sporting goods manufacturers Nike and Hummel ...

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    Short Stops Week 44, 2021


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Unifi has appointed Clorox VP and GM of strategy, acquisitions and new business development, Rhonda Ramlo, to its board of directors +++ Weyco Group announced that John F. Wittkowske, the company’s SVP, CFO and secretary, will retire effective May 6, 2022, and that he will be succeeded ...

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    Short Stops Week 43, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ U.S.-based Alterra Mountain Company, owner and operator of 15 year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, and Dakine continue to expand their partnership with the launch of an exclusive, limited-edition Ikon Pass collection that includes the men’s and women’s Excursion Gloves and the Heli Pro ...

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    Short Stops Week 42, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ CamelBak has introduced a new Bike Commuting backpack line with the M.U.L.E. Commute 22 liter and H.A.W.G. Commute 30 liter models with technical features such as weatherproof protection, high reflectivity and breathability, and easy access +++ A technical Supreme x The North Face Fall 2021 collection ...

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    Short Stops Week 41, 2021


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Salomon has welcomed Juliane Valencia, a 15-year retail veteran, as the new manager for its Munich retail store on Sendlinger Straße +++ On Running has opened a pop-up store at 135 Yorkville Avenue in Toronto, Canada, where it will be hosting a free yoga class, a ...

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    Short Stops Week 40, 2021


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ For the seventh year in a row, U.S retailer REI is once again closing its more than 170 locations (stores, activity centers, distribution centers, call centers and headquarters) on Black Friday and pay its more than 15,000 employees to #OptOutside with family and friends +++ U.S.-based ...

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    Short Stops Week 39, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ The German fashion shoe manufacturer Lloyd Shoes now also offers a “Cycling Shoe” under the brand LL/CYC, designed specifically for users of urban e-bikes, available as a women’s and men’s model +++ Californian eyewear brand Dragon, owned by Marchon Eyewear, has developed its first full eyewear ...

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    Short Stops Week 38, 2021


    CSR & SUSTAINABILITY +++ To draw attention to the issue of sustainability in the Alps, former German ski racer Felix Neureuther has published an illustrated book (“Our Alps”) with National Geographic, in which he describes his favorite hikes and provides an emotional picture of flora and fauna worthy of protection ...

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    Short Stops Week 37, 2021


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Arc’teryx is continuing its retail expansion in Canada with an Arc’type concept store in Montreal that opened on Sept. 11 in the Westmount area, currently the first and only Arc’type store in the country +++ On Sept. 16, the 8th XXL Sports & Outdoor store in ...

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    Short Stops Week 36, 2021


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Signa Retail has appointed Matthias Rucker, a partner at Boston Consulting Group, as the new CEO of SportScheck, replacing Thomas Wanke on Oct. 1 +++ Veronica Wu, who was appointed to the group’s board in March 2019, has informed VF Corp. of her decision to step down ...

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    Short Stops Week 35, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Pinewood, an outdoor, fishing and hunting apparel specialist founded in 1996 in Småland, Sweden, and a member of the Scandinavian Outdoor Group, launches for the first time a T-shirt made entirely from waste from other textile productions and also offers jackets and vests with synthetic down ...