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    Short Stops Week 39, 2023


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Eddie Bauer and its LATAM partner Grupo Sport have opened the outdoor brand’s third store in the region at Oakland Mall, a multi-story retail complex in Guatemala City, continuing its expansion in Latin America +++ Just in time for the 20th anniversary of what is a ...

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    Short Stops Week 38, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Former Lacoste Iberia CEO Manel Echevarria is the new chief executive of Ananas Anam, the company behind waste pineapple-leaf-based textile materials Piñatex and Piñayarn +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ La Sportiva has confirmed its partnership with Festival dello Sport in Trento, Italy, organized by ...

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    Short Stops Week 37, 2023


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Megasport – which has deals with Rossignol, Haglöfs, Black Diamond, Spyder, Peak Performance, Briko, Protest, Dynastar, Lange and Giro – will be taking charge of Spanish and Portuguese distribution for Dometic Group’s outdoor products as of winter 2023 +++ Fjällräven expanded its global retail presence with ...

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    Short Stops Week 35, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ German sports electronics manufacturer Sigma Sport has filled the new position of Key Account Manager for Wholesale internally with long-time employee Dennis Glas, previously and also continuing in a dual role as Head of Customer Service +++ London-based cycling clothing brand Rapha has appointed Robert Lee, formerly ...

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    Short Stops Week 34, 2023


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Colorado-based Nite Ize’s NiteHowl® Max Rechargeable LED Safety Necklace was chosen from over 2,000 global nominations and named Collar Product of the Year at the 5th annual Pet Innovation Awards +++ Hot Chillys announced the launch of Clima-Wool, a new collection of merino wool base layers ...

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    Short Stops Week 33, 2023


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Schöffel will be the official clothing supplier for all IAA Mobility employees and hosts at the Munich tradeshow this September +++ EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Columbia Sportswear has hired Woody Blackford as Senior Vice President, Chief Product Officer for the Columbia Brand, welcoming ...

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    Short Stops Week 32, 2023


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ British Cycling has announced a partnership with British brand Coral Eyewear that will see Coral provide its products to the Great Britain Cycling Team (GBCT) staff and athletes +++ Alpinist Tamara Lunger and trail runner Flo Neuschwander have joined the Deuter athletes team +++ ...

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    Short Stops Week 31, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, established in 2020 to define standards for sustainable cotton production in the U.S., has appointed Daren Abney, who was previously Head of Business Development for Lenzing’s U.S. markets and has also worked for the Better Cotton Initiative and Textile Exchange, as Executive ...

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    Short Stops Week 30, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Long-time Reebok and Adidas Director Dave Stellick is to be Columbia Sportswear Company’s new Director of Strategic Accounts +++ Ruud Vermeij has been appointed European Business Development Manager at the Cordura, tasked with driving the growth of the brand’s European business +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING ...

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    Short Stops Week 29, 2023


    RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION +++ Together with Danner, Exped, Quality Bicycle Products and Smartwool, Swiss sporting goods company On received US retailer REI Co-op’s 2023 Vendor Partner of the Year award +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Helly Hansen has become the main partner of the popular Swiss hiking event ...

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    Short Stops Week 28, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ The National Cycling League (NCL) has named Andrea Pagnanelli as its new CEO +++ The Angling Trades Association (ATA), the trade body for the U.K. angling industry, is creating a new media and marketing role and is seeking someone to fill in this new position +++ The ...

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    Short Stops Week 27, 2023


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ La Sportiva will be the main sponsor of the Lavaredo Ultra Trail by UTMB until 2027 +++ Vango, a UK outdoor equipment company, announced a partnership with Glenmore Lodge, Sportscotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre, providing their tents for staff and participant use +++ Mountain Hardwear has ...

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    Short Stops Week 26, 2023


    CSR & SUSTAINABILITY +++ World Athletics has chosen Canfranc-Pirineos, Spain, for the third edition of the World Mountain and Trail Running Championships (WMTRC), scheduled for Sept. 25-28, 2025 +++ Circulose production at the Renewcell 1 plant in Ortviken, Sweden has been certified Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) version 2.0, effective June ...

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    Short Stops Week 25, 2023


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ German specialist e-tailer Bike 24 invests €10 million in a logistics center in Lliçà d’Amunt, near Barcelona +++ Spinnova will establish an R&D commercial scale yarn production cooperation agreement in Portugal with Tearfil, rather than the previously planned location of Jyväskylä, Finland +++ EXECUTIVE ...

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    Short Stops Week 24, 2023


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Primus, the Swedish cooking equipment brand, announces new athlete partnerships with Italian alpinist Tamara Lunger and American professional climber Matt Segal +++ Goodr has become sunglass partner of USA Cycling through 2024 +++ Merrell has signed an agreement to be the main sponsor, for the ...

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    Short Stops Week 23, 2023


    CORPORATE AND M&A +++ German group Freudenberg has expanded its facility in Sant´Omero, Italy, into a competence center specializing in the production of base materials for apparel interlinings +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ After artists like The Rolling Stones and Iron Maiden, Igloo now launched coolers in cooperation ...

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    Short Stops Week 22, 2023


    OBIT +++ 54-year-old German alpinist Luis Stitzinger, husband of alpinist Alix von Melle, had a fatal accident this week during a ski expedition on the world’s third highest mountain, Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas +++ PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Cycling equipment brand Ekoï and Italian car designer Pininfarina announced ...

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    Short Stops Week 21, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ According to a LinkedIn post by Equip Outdoor Technologies, Sales Director Andy Schimeck has made the decision to leave the company after 5 years, effective Dec. 31, 2023 +++ Alex Marsh, the head of Klarna’s UK business, has left the company for personal reasons after nearly five ...

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    Short Stops Week 20, 2023


    EXECUTIVE CHANGES +++ Marc Cutilletta has been appointed Reima’s new Head of North America, to be responsible for the Finnish outdoor kidswear specialist’s business and operations in the USA and Canada +++ Orvis, a family-owned outdoor lifestyle retailer and market leader in fly fishing and wing shooting gear, dog products ...

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    Short Stops Week 19, 2023


    PRODUCT & MARKETING +++ Finnish company Suunto has released a new GPS sports watch model for adventurers, the Suunto Vertical, made in Finland with 100 percent renewable energy +++ The Swedish maker of lightweight, electric motorcycles and mopeds Cake have announced the formation of a new Cake Enduro Factory Team, ...