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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 ...

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    Short Stops Week 34, 2021


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Products from U.S.-based supplier of fly tying hand tools Renzetti will be available to European retailers following a distribution agreement with Danish firm The Fly Company +++ Patagonia has stopped providing its merchandise for sale at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, USA, to protest the ...

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    Short Stops Week 33, 2021


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ With Ecco Athletic Leisure Club, the Danish footwear company is introducing a new collection of athleisure footwear mostly made with Ecco’s own curated leather and premium blends of fabrics as well as Neoprene and GoreTex +++ Deckers X Lab, the innovation division of Deckers Brands, owner ...

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    Short Stops Week 32, 2021


    TRADE SHOW & EVENTS +++ The organizers of La Ruta, the mountain bike stage race that traverses Costa Rica coast to coast, have announced the event’s expansion into Europe, the first region in its targeted global growth +++ The Ironman Group, in conjunction with Travel Juneau, has announced that Juneau, ...

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    Short Stops Week 31, 2021


    OBIT +++ The cycling and sports industry mourns the passing of Jeroen Snijders Blok, former COO of Accell Group and honorary director of WFSGI, who passed away suddenly on Aug. 3 at the age of 62 +++ FINANCIAL RESULTS +++ Emerald Holding, Inc, the organizer of Outdoor Retailer ...

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    Short Stops Week 30, 2021


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ Strava will open an office in Dublin as part of its European growth strategy, with recruitment already underway, The Irish Times reports +++ Vision Quest Velocity LLC, an early-stage virtual cycling start-up led by former U.S. professional cyclist Robbie Ventura, announced it had raised $3.4 million ...

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    Short Stops Week 29, 2021


    MARKETING +++ Through August 18, U.S. mountain lifestyle brand Stio and the 5Point Film Festival in Colorado are accepting applications for a chance to win $10,000 in the festival’s inaugural Emerging Filmmakers Pitch Event , designed to support emerging filmmakers and storytellers +++ The pilot episode ...

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    Short Stops Week 28, 2021


    MARKETING +++ Olympic gold medalist Deb Armstrong has joined the ranks of Fischer Sports US ’ alpine ambassadors for winter 2021/22 +++ Italian company AKU supports its most loyal dealers with a digital advertising campaign for the new Rock DFS GTX , in the context ...

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    Short Stops Week 27, 2021


    DISTRIBUTION +++ Camelbak has expanded its distribution agreement in France with Royal Vélo France , previously limited to cycling, to all product categories effective July 1st, Sport Guide has reported +++ RETAIL +++ The fifth Sport 2000 Absolute Run store, with nearly ...

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    Short Stops Week 26, 2021


    PRODUCT +++ German footwear brand Lowa , part of the Italian Tecnica Group , has not only introduced the latest traditional mountain and outdoor styles in its spring 2022 collection but also bolstered the emerging everyday lifestyle category with a host of new multi-purpose footwear models +++ Igloo ...

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    Short Stops Week 25, 2021


    TRADE SHOWS EVENTS +++ Winter Sports Market ( WSM ), the longest-running winter sports trade show in the U.S., announced that its next in-person trade shows would be held at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Cente r in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, on ...

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    Short Stops Week 24, 2021


    RETAIL +++ Luis Trenker will open a new store in Munich in mid-July with a sales area of around 100m² in the prestigious 5 Höfe downtown shopping arcade +++ Danish footwear brand Ecco has opened four outlet shops this spring across the U.S. in Dolphin ...

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    Short Stops Week 23, 2021


    CORPORATE AND M A +++ Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and SPARC have completed the acquisition of Eddie Bauer, previously announced in May and reported by the Outdoor Industry Compass +++ U.S.-based Weyco Group , owner of U.S. waterproof specialty boots provider Bogs among others, has acquired ...

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    Short Stops Week 22, 2021


    LEGAL INSTITUTIONAL +++ The 7th edition of the World Cotton Research Conference (WCRC-7) has been delayed for a second consecutive time due to ongoing pandemic-related uncertainty and is now scheduled to take place on Oct. 3-7, 2022 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt +++ RETAIL ...

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    Short Stops Week 21, 2021


    MARKETING +++ Aquasphere has been chosen as the official swim kit partner for the 2021 Keswick Mountain Festival , the event in England’s Lake District offering a mix of outdoor activities and live music, scheduled for September 10-12 +++ Scarpa is a new sponsor of the ...

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    Short Stops Week 20, 2021


    MARKETING +++ Scarpa will supply the official footwear for the 7th edition of the Adamello Ultra Trail , scheduled to take place in Italy’s Ponte di Legno-Tonale area on September 24-26, 2021 +++ Swiss brand On Running signed on to sponsor Africa’s first-ever world tour ...

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    Short Stops Week 19, 2021


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Clarus , the Utah-based corporation that owns the Black Diamond and Pieps brands, among others, nominated Susan Ottmann , a director of graduate programs at University of Wisconsin - Madison, to its board of directors +++ Dominic Köfner , previously managing director of ...