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    ​Globetrotter launches new secondhand online shop


    German outdoor retailer Globetrotter has launched its own secondhand online shop. The new digital offer is operated entirely in-house, and secondhand is now integrated into the Globetrotter shop system. This enables mixed shopping baskets from our regular and secondhand range. It is also possible to sell used equipment to the ...

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    Clarus appoints three veteran experts to support adventure OEM channels


    Clarus Corporation, owner of the Black Diamond and Pieps brands, among others, has made three strategic hires for its Adventure segment to accelerate growth in the US and international markets and strengthen its global OEM initiatives. The Adventure segment, which includes Rhino-Rack, Maxtrax and Tred Outdoors, has appointed Tripp Wyckoff ...

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    Pearl Izumi promotes US sales director to VP/GM


    Colorado-based cycling apparel and footwear brand Pearl Izumi announced the promotion of sales and brand manager Daran Godfrey to vice president/general manager, effective immediately. Godfrey has spent the past two years at Pearl Izumi as Director of US Sales under the United Sports Brands umbrella. He brings a total of ...

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    Amer Sports joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s network


    Following the announcement that Arc’teryx is joining the Ellen McArthur Foundation’s Fashion ReModel initiative, the Canadian brand’s parent company, Finland-based Amer Sports, has now also announced that the group will officially become a network member of the international charity. The Ellen McArthur Foundation develops and promotes the circular economy to ...

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    Lowa strengthens DACH business by integrating Austrian distribution partner


    With the acquisition of the Austrian Lowa Sportschuhe GmbH sales company, based in St. Martin im Innkreis, and the change of name to Lowa Austria GmbH, Germany-based Lowa Sportschuhe GmbH has finally united all German-speaking Lowa core markets under one roof. Matthias Wanner, Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of Lowa, will ...

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    Canada Goose hires new Chief Digital & Information Officer


    Alfredo Cunanan Mendoza Tan is Canada Goose’s new Chief Digital & Information Officer.

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    Paradise Textiles and Nanollose sign R&D agreement


    Paradise Textiles, the innovation hub of global textile and apparel firm Alpine Group, has signed a deal with biotech company Nanollose for the exclusive supply of its sustainable Nullarbor fibers. Under the non-binding terms of the joint venture agreement, Paradise will work closely with Nanollose to develop yarns and fabrics ...

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    Coloreel Group files for bankruptcy


    Swedish tech company Coloreel Group AB, known for its instant thread dyeing technology, has announced that it has filed for bankruptcy. The filing also involves the daughter firm Coloreel AB. The group could not develop its business volume quickly enough and secure the necessary financing, Coloreel explained in a statement. ...

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    ​Calida Group sells last of its non-lingerie brands


    The Swiss Calida Group, which sold the outdoor brands Lafuma and Millet in 2022, has received a binding offer from Peugeot Frères Industrie for the sale of Lafuma Mobilier.

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    ​Ledieu becomes REI’s seniormost technology leader


    Source: REI Co-op Guillaume Ledieu US specialty outdoor retailer REI announced that Guillaume Ledieu is the co-op’s next Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. Before his time at REI, Ledieu had a strong track record as a global leader in technology and business transformation. Most recently, he served ...

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    ​Revelyst sells wood pellet manufacturer


    Vista Outdoor’s outdoor segment, Revelyst, has announced the sale of the assets of Fiber Energy Products, the company’s wood pellet manufacturer, to Lignetics, Inc. Arkansas-based Fiber Energy began producing 100 percent natural wood pellet fuel in 2006 and has grown over time to become a manufacturer of barbecue pellets and ...

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    Cycling trends from around the world, according to Garmin


    Garmin has released a report showing how cyclists around the world are logging kilometers and the positive impact this has on health. Data from the Garmin Connect community also shows that cycling is becoming increasingly popular. Here are some of the key findings from the past year: Cycling activity ...

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    Deckers sues Brazilian cybersquatter


    Our US sister publication SGI News reports that Deckers Brands, the parent company of Hoka and Teva, has filed a complaint in federal court in Louisiana against an unnamed Brazilian-based company, accusing it of cybersquatting and infringing its Ahnu trademark. According to the lawsuit, Deckers had been using the Ahnu ...

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    ​Woolmark launches certification for recycled wool


    The Woolmark Certification Program now includes a Recycled Wool specification focusing on pre-consumer and post-consumer wool products reclaimed and processed into new yarn, knit or woven fabrics, apparel or footwear. Recycled Wool is a sub-brand of the Woolmark logo launched under a new RW-1 Specification. It indicates that a product ...

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    Arc’teryx opens brand store in Munich


    Source: Hannah Hlavacek ReBird Service Center in the new Munich store After opening its first store in Berlin at the beginning of June, Arc’teryx opened its first brand store in Munich on July 6, 2024 at Theatinerstraße 36. The Canadian outdoor brand offers its entire range of ...

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    Louis Vuitton and Timberland collab about to be released


    Source: Louis Vuitton Outsole of the LV 6-inch boot. A date has been set for the release of the products that resulted from the collaboration between high fashion brand Louis Vuitton and Timberland. The footwear will be pre-launched on the brand’s website and in the Louis Vuitton ...

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    Luiz Amaral will step down as CEO of SBTi


    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has announced that Luiz Amaral has resigned for personal reasons and will step down from his role as CEO at the end of July. Susan Jenny Ehr, currently Chief Legal Officer, will take over as interim CEO. The organization said a recruitment process for ...

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    Interim CEO of Brav promoted to permanent role


    Source: Erik Gunset Sønsterud Norwegian holding company Ferd AS as owner and the Board of Directors of Brav have appointed Erik Gunset Sønsterud as permanent CEO following an extensive recruitment process. During his time as interim CEO since Dec.18, 2023, after Espen Falck Engelstad stepped down ...

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    Aclima obtains distribution rights for key European countries


    Norwegian merino wool clothing specialist Aclima is taking over the distribution of its own brand for Denmark, Germany, Austria and Benelux with immediate effect. The takeover is part of an asset deal with Aclima’s previous, long-standing distribution partner Odex, which also includes key employees such as Thor Andersen (Director), Anders ...

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    Rumpl publishes 2023 Impact Report


    Rumpl, a Portland-based specialist in technical outdoor blankets, has published its Impact Report 2023 in conjunction with its 10-year anniversary. The report highlights several sustainability achievements, including an overall reduction in the brand’s carbon footprint, an increase in its B-Corp score to 87.3, and changes in supply chain, sourcing and ...